For a Picnic on the Beach
Bandit Chardonnay (CALIFORNIA, $9 FOR ONE LITER)
Pack this low-key wine for an outdoor meal or a weekday aperitif. It's oaky, smooth—and delicious with crab cakes, says Colman.
Find this wine at Wine-Searcher.com
For bottled wines at boxed prices, see 15 Terrific Wines $15 and Under
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