Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
Ah, tax day: The forms are filled out, the check is written, the postal deadline is met. All that’s left to do now is nurse the pain. Clearly, what's needed is a glass of wine (or a shot or two of whiskey), but with what money are you supposed to buy that wine now that you’ve given your all to the IRS?
Here, for medicinal purposes, are a few good bottles that even those quarters stuck between the couch cushions and that jar of pennies in the garage might conceivably cover.
2010 Vieille Ferme Cotes de Luberon Blanc
2011 Yalumba Y Series Viognier
2011 Domaine Sainte Eugénie Corbières Rosé
2010 Purato Nero D’Avola
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