Raise your glass: 22 holiday wines, from $9-65

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Seattle Times wine columnist Andy Perdue shares three lists of holiday wines based on price point, including whites, reds, sparkling wines and a couple of dessert wines. Copyright 2014 , The Seattle Times Co. http://seattletimes.com/html/foodwine/2024998284_holidayfoodwine12xml.html The holidays can be the most expensive time of the year, thanks to parties, feasts and presents. Putting wine into …

Cheers for Merlot from Sawtooth Winery and Canoe Ridge Vineyard

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Merlot and Malbec(Part 3 of a 3-part Series)By Chuck Hill – Wines Northwesthttp://www.winesnw.com/chuckhill_winesofweek.htm Each year when I enjoy the fall pairing of sausages, spaetzle and juicy red wines, I marvel at the delicious simplicity of the matchup. Indeed, you can create restaurant-quality fare with a few store-bought ingredients (use pasta if you don’t want to …

Ste Chapelle Block 16 Chardonnay

Praise for Ste. Chapelle’s new Panoramic Idaho Series wines

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Last year, Ste. Chapelle Winery introduced a new tier of limited-edition, barrel-aged wines that show the winery’s more sophisticated potential called the Panoramic Idaho series. Featuring some of Idaho’s most beloved natural landmarks on its photographic labels, these wines start at $20 and include such varieties as Chardonnay, Grenache, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon and a …