Owe Money to the IRS but Thirsty Anyway? 10 Affordable Wines to Ease the Pain from Owe Money to the IRS but Thirsty Anyway? 10 Affordable Wines to Ease the Pain (slideshow)

Owe Money to the IRS but Thirsty Anyway? 10 Affordable Wines to Ease the Pain (slideshow)

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Owe Money to the IRS but Thirsty Anyway? 10 Affordable Wines to Ease the Pain

Life, it has been said, is too short to drink bad wine. Absolutely true. But serious wine-lovers realize something that might be lost on more casual drinkers: There is no absolute relationship between wine price and wine quality. A $100 bottle may or may not be better than a $20 one, but it almost certainly won't be five times better — and there are plenty of $10 wines that are as good as those at twice the price.