My Wines Direct - Holiday Wine Baskets
December 2, 2009 WineCountry.com 

Inside This Issue . . .

GIFT GUIDE: Top Wine Gifts of 2009

WINE: Winter Wonderland

FOOD: Foodie's Holiday Wish List

RECIPES: Just Desserts

December 2, 2009 Newsletter

GIFT GUIDE

Merry Good Gear
Top Wine Gifts of 2009

With the holidays already upon us, many of us are wondering: what in the world will I buy for the wine lover on my list this year? Please, allow us to suggest: At the conclusion of a year that can only be described as tough, let loose with gifts that embrace the adventurous, offbeat side of wine.
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TRAVEL

Winter Wonderland

You can tell by the sheer amount of cars on the road – and the difficulty that you'll no doubt encounter when trying to book a room – that summer is the most popular of seasons in Wine Country. It has the reputation for good reason. But for my money, the holiday season is the best time to visit. . . The best thing about Wine Country during the winter holiday season is that the place is just so festive.
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FOOD

Foodie's Holiday Wish List

it's actually very simple to get me something I will love - as long as it relates to food or wine (or is in fact food or wine), doesn't clutter up my cabinets and counters, and doesn't dominate my kitchen aesthetic, I'm a happy camper. In this vein, I offer you some suggestions for the picky foodie in your family, virtually guaranteed to please those who love to cook and eat. READ MORE >>

RECIPES

Just Desserts

It's no wonder everyone's New Year's resolution is to lose weight considering the homemade treats and delectable goodies that begin to bombard us this time of year! One is not even safe at work. . . Click link below for dessert recipes. We say, "savor and indulge!" at every possible chance whether its at the family dinner table, a friend's coffee table or (gulp) the office break counter! RECIPES >>

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Holiday Wine Baskets

My Wines Direct features impressive wine gift baskets featuring great wines and gourmet treats. Or send one of our 6 bottle wine packs, featuring 6 hand selected wines from around the world. Baskets start at $49, and 6 bottle packs at just $69. Save $7 + $0 Shipping with code WC7. Shop Now!

Monterey Bay Lodge

Monterey Bay Lodge is located near many popular attractions including Monterey State Beach right across the street and the historic Cannery Row only a short mile to the west. Offering standard, two-room, deluxe king, connecting guest rooms and top amenities, they have been consistently rated in the top five of Monterey Bay hotels. Click here to view special offers and reserve online today!

No Wine Over $25

The Wine Garage has turned Napa Valley upside down! This old garage turned eclectic wine shop can be found in the funky town of Calistoga. They pride themselves on one thing-their philosophy of "No wine over $25"! And everything must taste great before it goes on the shelf. Youll find no wine snob attitudes here but what you will find is impeccable and personal service. Visit today!

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