'Tis the season for new wines with bizarre partnerships, apparently. We've noticed a crop of recent arrivals from either musicians or large corporations hoping to get in on the wine game. Is it worth buying Train's Drops of Jupiter wine? What about Food Network wine? Banana Republic? It's a hard job, but somebody has got to taste them. That's why HuffPost Food enlisted Ray Isle, the Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine, to help us navigate these new wine breeds.
We sipped, savored but actually mostly spit. In the slideshow below, find out which wines are worth buying and which ones you're better off saving your money on.