Hi Alan - I’ve just seen your post in the Introduction thread. Welcome to the Society! You’re going to taste a lot of great wine over the years to come…
Good suggestions to start with from Akos there. I’m slightly in love with the Weinert Cabernet. I gave a bottle to a friend for a birthday present yesterday and was sad to part with it.
A really good place to start would be here. You can find lists of the top 10 bestselling reds and whites at the moment. There are a couple in there by virtue of being new, so are trending with members at the moment, like the Sendiana Rouge. But there are a number which are trusted favourites - Navajas Rioja Crianza, Domaine Laborie, The Society’s White Burgundy etc - that are great value for money.
A couple of new world versions of Rhone grapes to finish: