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Best bargain wines for Thanksgiving dinner

With the election in the rearview, we can now turn our attention to the next most stressful political event of this year: Thanksgiving dinner with our relatives. If you have any hope of surviving the meal with your most treasured relationships intact, you’re going to want a glass of wine in front of you. And it may as well pair […]

Weeknight wines that won’t break the bank

Wednesday night may not be the time to break out that pricey, special-occasion bottle of cabernet you picked up while half-tipsy in a Napa tasting room, but it often is the time you crave a glass of wine the most. Whether you’re looking to unwind with a good book and a glass of vino after a long day at work, […]

Finally, a wine club tailored to your taste

For about 50 years, Sunset has been bringing you our recommendations for wines to drink with your favorite weeknight dinners, at special holiday meals, and even around a campfire. And you’ve trusted us to lead you to the good stuff. But, as wine editor Sara Schneider often reminds staff here, wine is very subjective and there is never a wrong […]

3 perfect crisp white wines for summer sipping

When the weather turns warm and daylight stretches longer, it’s all about sipping a crisp white. Not only is it the refreshing cure-all for heat, but it also plays perfectly with light summer fare. Looking for some new bottles to try, as well as what to serve them with? Look no further than these superb summery selects from our Firstleaf […]