TODAY | October 08, 2013
>>> some days are harder than others so we have to earn our paycheck and go on a little wine tasting .
>> if you are head edded to a dinner party and don't know what to bring we are about to sample wines for under $15 a bottle.
>> rye is from food & wine magazine . and leslie, is the author of wine for women. usually they battle but not today.
>> today we are happy. getting along.
>> a happy couple. bringing wines we love to dinner parties .
>> these are all under $15. you don't have to spend a lot to impress. they are bottles. we'll start with rose bubbles.
>> our theme is bring something you love. you know i'm a bubble girl.
>> that's smart. if they have crappy stuff you brought something you like.
>> it's important. you have to cover yourself.
>> this is one of spain's most famous sparkling wines made from pinot noir . dry, delicious.
>> that's delicious.
>> one of my favorites. beautiful.
>> that's fabulous.
>> so good.
>> for white wine , i thought it would be fun to bring a classic. one of the classic wines of any region. this is from france. hugo genteel. it was a noble grape variety. again, $14.99 or so. terrific, crisp. great apperetif.
>> i can't believe the the prices.
>> we'll load you up with one of your favorites.
>> i hope so.
>> another classic because you don't have enough glasses in front of you. this is chardonnay. this is from australia. this is a crisp, refreshing, new style from australia of chardonnay. this is jacob's creek . a really nice wine, refreshing.
>> i love it.
>> $8 a bottle.
>> stop it.
>> bigger is better.
>> look at that jumbo.
>> you can bring this one for $15.
>> how much?
>> $15 for the magnum, two bottles.
>> pinot noir . everybody loves it.
>> hoda's favorite.
>> $10 pinot from the shoo fly. this is a terrific wine.
>> stop it.
>> get out.
>> you have to make sure the guests have 17 glasses in front of them.
>> and make them clean up.
>> this is a terrific red called besieged. wine that tells a story. a beautiful red blend.
>> the last one here. this is the one --
>> sweet wine .
>> we'll make a taste.
>> nick, your son, it's his 12th birthday.
>> love you.