Earlier this month I wrote two columns for The Washington Post
recommending sparkling wines for the holidays – one on wines above $30,
the other for more budget-conscious revelers. All the wines were dry.
That led one frustrated reader to fire off an e-mail complaining about
“brut this and brut that,” reminding me that some people prefer sweet
So this week I oblige, with some delightful recommendations from southern France, Italy and Spain.
Cheers, and thank you for reading Dave McIntyre’s WineLine
in 2009! What started 10 years ago as an e-mail newsletter (no one
called them “blogs” back then) will continue in 2010. You can find me on
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Happy New Year!