A Sommelier Explains Why It's Best to Order the Cheapest Wine

Photo Credit: Mark Oldman

Photo Credit: Mark Oldman

Nobody wants to look cheap, especially when they order from a wine list. 

And guess what? Sommeliers are onto your game—and overcharging you accordingly.

This is an article we're glad we stumbled upon. Sommelier Mark Oldman explains you can get a much greater value ordering the cheapest bottle (not glass) on the list.

Best Wines Under $10 (according to The San Francisco Chronicle)

Photo Credit: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Photo Credit: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

We bet this is a familiar scenario: trolling through the 

We at The Wine Vixen are deeply devoted to finding the best bottles on the cheap—even better if they're under ten bucks. And as we've said time and time again, a good wine needn't be expensive.

The San Francisco Chronicle doesn't think so, either.

Here are their best American wines for under $10.