Delicious Wines Under $20 to Serve at Your Wedding

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by Maggie Seaver
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You want to stick to your wedding budget, but you also want to treat your guests to good wine and good times—so what do you do? First of all, let's be real: If you’re simply searching for “cheap wedding wines,” you’re likely to end up getting what you pay for, if you know what we mean. But if you know where to look (aka right here), it’s 100-percent possible to find delicious bottles of wedding-worthy wine at a reasonable price point. Here are our top picks for the best wedding wines under $20, because you deserve to raise a glass (or two, or three) without breaking the bank.

Red Wines Under $20

  1. ​Bread & Butter pinot noir

    Bread & Butter pinot noir, $15, TheBestWineStore.com

  2. ​Josh Cellars cabernet sauvignon

    Josh Cellars cabernet sauvignon, $16, TheBestWineStore.com

  3. ​One Hope California cabernet sauvignon

    One Hope California cabernet sauvignon, $19, OneHopeWine.com

  4. ​Castello di Gabbiano chianti DOCG

    Castello di Gabbiano chianti DOCG, $9, TheBestWineStore.com

    Messina Hof Beau, $14, MessinaHof.com


    Messina Hof Beau, $14, MessinaHof.com


    White Wines Under $20

  5. ​Tommasi Le Rosse pinot grigio, $17, Wine.com​​

    Tommasi Le Rosse pinot grigio, $17, Wine.com

  6. ​Josh Cellars Chardonnay

    Josh Cellars chardonnay, $13.99, Wine.com

  7. ​Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc

    Bonterra sauvignon blanc, $14, Bonterra.com

  8. Barone Fini pinot grigio

    Barone Fini pinot grigio, $14, TotalWine.com


    Rosé Wines Under $20

  9. Bonterra rosé wine

    Bonterra rosé 2017, $16, Bonterra.com

  10. ​Fleurs de Prairie rosé

    Fleurs de Prairie rosé, $19, TotalWine.com

  11. ​Summer Water rosé

    Summer Water rosé, $18, Winc.com


    Sparkling Wines Under $20

  12. Sofia blanc de blanc, $17, TotalWine.com

  13. ​Gérard Bertrand Crémant de Limoux Cuvée Thomas Jefferson brut rosé

    Gérard Bertrand Crémant de Limoux Cuvée Thomas Jefferson brut rosé, $16, TheBestWineStore.com

  14. Banfi Rosa Regale sparkling red wine, $18, TotalWine.com

  15. ​Trying to keep your wedding bar tab under control? Here are a few great ways to save on cocktails (that aren't a cash bar)​​.

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