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Find the perfect wine for everyone on your list

Drink up! Master sommelier Bobby Stuckey reveals his tips and picks on wines to buy for your colleagues, family and friends.

Boss
$20 and under: 2008 Manifesto North Coast Cabernet, California ($20)Winemaker Jamey Whetstone offers something delicious and organic at a great price-to-quality ratio. Not only will you show your boss that you’re smart, they'll probably think you spent a lot more.$50-$75: Poggio di Sotto 2005 Rosso di Montalcino, Castelnuovo Dell’Abate ($50)From one of the elites of Montalcino, this is your chance to give your boss something that isn’t easy to find at the wine shop or on a restaurant’s wine list. He or she will be so impressed that you found a diamond in the rough.
Colleague

$20 and under: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2004, Valle Reale ($19)
By choosing something from an organic producer on the eastern coast of Italy, you’re able to both give your colleague a great value and let them know about a historic and up-and-coming region.
$50-$75: Livio Felluga “Terra Alta” 2007
This is not your typical wine. Perfect for a chardonnay lover, it’s very luxurious and unique.

Neighbor
$20 and under: Adami Prosecco di Valdobbiadene “Garbel 13” ($15)This is a great, fun gift for an impromptu gathering with friends or when a visitor drops by.$50-$75: Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis 2005 ($60) Michael Skurnick

Parent
$20 and under: Paitin Roero Arneis, Piedmont 2008 ($18)
Delicious, white, snappy and crisp. It's perfect for parents who host the party and want to entertain with fruit and cheese when guests arrive (or before they arrive).$50-$75: Tommaso Bussola Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto ($65)
The perfect wine to enjoy together by the fire with chocolate — but only once everyone has left.

Doorman
$20 and under: La Spinetta Moscato d’Asti ($19)
Chances are you haven’t had dinner at your doorman's house so you don’t know what his preferences are, but you know almost everyone loves dessert. Here’s a great dessert wine for him to enjoy.

$50-$75: Turley Cedarman Zinfandel, Howell Mountain 2007 ($33)
Versatile and luxurious, this will be delicious with whatever he chooses to pair it with.

Dog walker
$20 and under: Bieler Rose Sabine, Provence 2008 ($15)
Great rose to enjoy while they’re watching your dog. It’s a perfect porch-sipper on a hot, sunny day or a great fresh start to the end of a hectic day of chasing dogs.

$50-$75: Ronco del Gnemiz Chardonnay Sol ($65)
Because they take care of your best friend, you want give them one of the greatest chardonnays from Italy.

Client
$20 and under: Venica & Venica Pinot Grigio 2008 Collio, Friuli Martin Scott Importer ($19)

$50-$75: Vilmart Grand Cellier, Rilly la Montagne ($75)
Once your client opens these wines this holiday season, there’s no question that you’ll definitely be on their mind.

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