Cheap Wines for Your Recession-Chic Soiree

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You don't have to be rich to serve good wine at your party.

ShopSmart, a magazine by Consumer Reports, lists its favorite affordable wines for around $20 or less in its January issue.


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Pinot Grigio:

Clos du Bois 2007, $14

Yellow Tail 2007, $8

Sauvignon Blanc:

Mud House 2006, $14

Kim Crawford 2006, $17

Riesling:

Covey Run Columbia Valley 2005, $8

St. Urbans-Hof 2005, $12

RED

Cabernet Sauvignon:

Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2002, $11

Merlot:

Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2004, $11

Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre 2005, $23

Shiraz:

Rosemount Diamond Label 2005, $12

Jacob's Creek Reserve 2005, $13

Penfolds Koonunga Hill 2006, $11

Zinfandel:

Seghesio Family Vineyards 2004, $20

Cellar No. 8 2004, $10

SPARKLING

Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut, $20

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, $19

ROSE

Yellow Tail Rose 2007, $8

Muga Rioja Rose 2006, $13

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