Wine Recommendations for December 2009, Celebrate in Style!

Welcome to our wine recommendations for December 2009. The party season is here and we are always on the lookout for the best wines at the best prices. For your holiday celebrations offer your guest wonderful wines without breaking the bank.

There are charming whites, velvety reds, and we have even found some great sparkling wines. Perhaps French Champagnes is a bit out of our league at this time, but there are some superb California stars at very attractive prices. Yes, you can be frugal while celebrating in style.

Whether you love white wine, red wine, or sparkling wine; this list is sure to have something for you. Enjoy the wine recommendations for December 2009!

The Whites

King Estate Pinot Gris Oregon Signature Collection 2008 A tangy wonder with notes of green tea and lemon. Truly a great buy. Score of 90, $18.00 USD. Oregon

Dr. Heidemanns-Bergweiler Riesling Kabinett Mosel Bernkasteler Badstube 2008. Another fantastic wine at a great price! Lovely notes of pear, apple, and lime. Score of 92, $16.00 USD. Germany

Bastgen Riesling Kabinett Mosel Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr 2008. A German beauty. Tangy and a bit spicy. Notes of apple and lime. Score of 90, $19.00. Germany

Catherine & Pierre Bréton Vouvray La Dilettante 2008. From the Loire Valley we get this charming wine. Notes of figs, apple, and lime. Score of 90, $18.00 USD. France

Matetic Sauvignon Blank San Antonio EQ 2008. Nice bright wine, with some floral and citrus notes. Score of 89, $17.00 USD. Chile

The Reds

CARM Douro Quinta do Coa 2007. One word, Wonderful! Notes of plum, berries, and chocolate. It has a creamy mouthfeel. Score of 91, $18.00 USD. Portugal

Rivetto Barbera d'Alba Zio Nando 2007. A full-bodied beauty with rich notes of berries and plum. Score of 90, $17.00 USD. Italy

Wyndham Estate Shiraz South Australia George Wyndham Founder's Reserve 2005. Gorgeous notes of plum, berries, and spices. Score of 90, $18.00 USD. Australia

Domaine du Poujol Coteaux du Languedoc Podio Alto 2007. Soft and silky notes of plum and boysenberries. Score of 90, $19.00 USD. France

Señorio de Villarrica Rioja Crianza 2006. Delightful wine with notes of cherry and a bit of vanilla. Score of 87, $15.00 USD. Spain


Gloria Ferrer Brut Sonoma County Sonoma. I love Asian Pears, and this wine will make you think of them. It has a crisp texture and citrus notes. Score of 90, $20.00 USD. California

J Cuvée 20 Russian River Valley NV. Notes of apples, lime, and pear. Score of 88, $20.00 USD. California

Mumm Napa Brut Napa Valley Prestige NV. Crisp and citrusy. Notes of apple and spice. Score of 87, $20.00 USD. California

Hope You Love The Wine Recommendations for December 2009!

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