An end of year podcast to help you figure out stuff like: What wine to gift if you're on a budget, or not, what defines a "special" occasion, how to get the host to open the wine you bring, plus quick Christmas pairings & options for New Year's bubbles! Show notes: Wine is an ideal last-minute gift -- don't get gadgets unless the person specifies they want them! Ways to figure out what someone may want Budget and non-budget options How to figure out how to make sure the wine you bring to a gathering gets opened and some other etiquette suggestions Saving for a “special” occasion – notes on when an occasion is “special” enough Sparkling wines for NYE -- different options and ideas on drinking order Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year! Thanks for your support in 2016! Here's to an even better 2017!