Feeling pinched for the holidays? Check out these wine selections

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Great-tasting budget-friendly wine selections can often be found in the international aisle (Shiral Tobin/CBC)
Wine can make a great last minute gift during the holiday season. Our "Pinched" columnist, Shiral Tobin helps you uncork savings that could fool even fancy wine experts!


Inexpensive party wine

2008 Castillo de Almansa, 'Reserva' Almansa DO, Spain, $12.24 SKU# 270363
2011 JeanJean, 'Ormarine' Picpoul de Pinet, France, $13.99, SKU: #124834

Last minute gifts
2011 Pewsey Vale, Riesling, Eden Valley, Australia, $23.99 (SKU #617126)
2010 Koyle, Reserva Syrah, Alto Colchagua, Chile, $16.99 (SKU# 748228)
2006 Ciacci Piccolomini, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italy $75 (SKU: #675926)
 
Sparkling Wine:
nv Louis Bouillot, 'Rose Perle' Crémant de Bourgogne, France, $23.95 (SKU : #SKU: #494856)

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