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To Pair with Cheeseburgers
“The 2005 Saison Des Vins Syrah L’hiver ($16) is the rare red with enough fruit for this meat-cheese combo.”
To Pair with Guacamole
“A crisp white wine like the 2007 As Laxas Albariño Rias Baixas ($12) stands up to the richness of guac.”
To Pair with Grilled Shrimp
“The 2005 Heath Wines Lizard Flat Chardonnay from Australia ($8) is a bargain, with a good oak-fruit balance.”