What happens when you poll the staff at Wine Enthusiast for holiday wine picks, all $20 or less? You get quite an assortment of bottles. Check out what eight of us, if lucky enough to be invited to your place, would bring to your festive occasion.
Here’s the breakdown:
- United States
- South Africa
- Italy (my pick, BTW)
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Touriga Nacional
Now have a gander at the bottles that will make you a hero this season and for 2017, too:
In other news, I crossed an item off my rock wish list by stopping by the buildings gracing the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti. Head to St. Mark’s Place in the East Village to gaze upon them, and think about the opening riff of “Custard Pie” and the cathartic “In the Light.”
Here’s a great article about the album cover which was ALSO the building where Mick Jagger was “Waiting On A Friend” (that would be Keith Richards) in the song’s immortal video.