Various blogs and reputable wine publications highlight wines to help novices to connoisseurs navigate the immense world of wine. The selection this week includes second labels, vintage Champagne, Soaves and most affordable Cabernet Sauvignons from Australia to Washington.

Here is a list of the recommendations from, Australia's top weekly wine podcast, Wine Spectator, wine rating guide,, a wine blog that tastes 100-200 wines per month to select weekly bests, and Slashfood, food news blog.

Kingston Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 ($9-$13)
Pizzini Sangiovese 2008 ($24-$28)
Covey Run Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2006 ($9)

Red Claw Pinot Gris 2009 ($23-25)
Inama Vigneti di Foscarino, Soave Classico 2007 ($17)
Pieropan, Soave Classico 2008 ($20)
Pra Soave Classico Superiore 2008 ($14)

Gosset Grand Millésime Vintage Champagne 1996 (£590.62/case)

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