52 Wines for 2013 (Plus Holiday Picks)

The ultimate 'bucket list' of wines for the year
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52 wine recommendations for the new year.

January 1: NV Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label; Champagne, France; $90

January 7: 2008 Alpha Estate “Axia” Syrah; Florina, Greece; $18

January 14: 2010 Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel; Dry Creek Valley, California; $35

January 21: 2009 Kabaj Rebula Goriska; Brda, Slovenia; $45

January 28: 2001 Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial; Rioja, Spain; $28- $30

February 4: 2011 Anselmo Mendes Alvarinho Contacto; Vinho Verde, Portugal; $20

February 11: 2007 Gerard Bertrand La Forge; Corbières Boutenac, France; $70

February 14, Valentine's Day: NV Taylor Fladgate First Estate Port; Porto, Portugal; $18-22

February 18: 2008 Barolo Rocche dell' Annunziata; Piemonte, Italy; $90

February 25: 2011 Sottimano Mate; Piemonte, Italy; $17

March 4: 2008 Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino; Tuscany, Italy; $64

March 11: 2008 Frescobaldi Rufina Nipozzano Chianti; Tuscany, Italy; $19

March 18: Domaine Laroche Sauvignon Blanc de la Chevalière $11.50

March 25: 2005 Michele Satta Cavaliere; Tuscany, Italy; $67

March 31, Easter: 16. 2009 Bastianich Vespa Bianco; Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC, Italy; $39

April 7: Nikolaihof 'Hefeabzug' Grüner Veltliner; Wachau, Austria; $25

April 14: 2011 Donnhoff Niederhäauser Brucücke Riesling ; Rheinland, Germany; $60

April 21: 2011 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, 2011; Malborough, New Zealand; $28

April 28: 2010 Alexakis Vidiano; Crete, Greece; $12

May 5: Lucien Albrecht Alsace Riesling Reserve; Alsace, France; $17

May 12, Mother's Day: 23. 2008 Domaine J.F. Mugnier Nuits-Saint-George Close de la Marachale Premier Cru; Burgundy, France; $85

May 19: 2011 Quina de Soalheiro Alvarinho; Vinho Verde, Portugal; $22

May 26: 1. 2009 Hunt Cellars Moonlight Sonata Chardonnay; Pasa Robles, California; $37

May 27, Memorial Day: 2011 Zuani Vigne Collio Bianco; Fruili-Venezia-Giulia, Italy; $24

June 2: 2008 Quinta Do Pinto Vinhas do Lasso Branco; Lisboa, Portugal; $16

June 9: 2011 Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko-Athiri; Agean Islands, Greece; $25

June 16, Father's Day: 2008 Clio Bodegas El Nido El Nido; Jumilla, Spain; $105

June 23: 2011 Etude Pinot Noir Rose; Carneros, California; $26

June 30: 2008 Sogrape Vinhos Dão Callabriga; Dão, Portugal; $13

July 4, Independence Day: 2011 or 2012 Dr. Franks Dry Riesling; Finger Lakes, New York; $15- $17

July 7: 2010 Bisson Pigato Colline del Genovesato IGT; Liguria, Italy; $26

July 15: 2011 Ponzi Pinot Gris; Williamette Valley, Oregon; $36

July 22: 2011 Villa Bucci Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore; Marches, Italy; $20-$23

July 29: Domaine Tempier Bandol Rosé; Bandol, France; $34

August 4: 2010 Cantina Roccafiore Fiordaliso Bianco; Umbria, Italy; $21

August 11: Domaine de Montille 'Les Cailleret' Premier Cru de Puligny-Montrachet; Burgundy, France; $125

August 18: Gai’A "14-18h"; Peloponnese, Greece; $13

August 25: 2008 Gillardi Harys Syrah; Piemonte, Italy; $60- $70

September 1: 2011 Blackbird Vineyards Arriviste Rose; Napa Valley, California; $25

September 2, Labor Day: 2009 Kesselstatt Josephöfer Mosel GG Riesling Trocken; $67

September 8: 2010 Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir Reserve Caneros; Napa Valley, California; $60

September 15: 2010 Petite Cochon Blanc White Rhone Blend; Napa Valley, California; $21

September 22: 2011 Weingut Weiningerr Rosengartl Alte Reben Gemischter Satz; Vienna, Austria; $95

September 29: 2010 Lini Lambrusco Lambrusca Rosso; Emilia-Romagna, Italy; - $18

October 6: 2003 Chateau Musar; Bekaa Valley, Lebanon; $50

October 13: Whetstone Pinot Noir “Jon Boat”; Sonoma , California; $36

October 20: 2010 Do Ferreiro Rebisaca Albarino Rias Baixas; Rais Baixas, Spain; $42

October 27: Domaine Chandon Pinot Meunier; Carneros, California; $55

October 31, Halloween: 49. 2009 Domaine Rene Rostaing Cote Rotie La Londonne; Rhone, France; $75

November 3: 2010 Masseria Li Veli Askos Susumaniello Salento IGT; Puglia, Italy; $21

November 10: 2010 Domaine Auguste Clape Cornas; Rhone, France; $146

November 17: 2009 Henry Fessy Morgon Cru Beaujolais, Beaujolais,France, $17

November 24: 2003 Hunt Cellars 2003 "Tawny" Zinfandel Port "Zinful Delight" and 2005 Hunt Cellars Cabernet Port "Good Vibrations"; Pasa Robles, California; $50 and $80

November 28, Thanksgiving: 2010 Montinore Estate Pinot Noir; Williamette Valley, Oregon; $17 - $19

December 1: NV Domaine Spiropoulos “Ode Panos Brut” ; Mantinia, Greece; $20

December 8: 2010 Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee Red Blend; Sonoma, California; $24

December 15: 2009 Cantina Terlano “Porphyr” Lagrein Riserva; Trentino Alto-Adige, Italy; $55- $60

December 22: 2003 Bernard Levet Cote-Rotie la Chavaroche; Rhone, France; $96

December 24, Christmas Eve: 2009 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port; Porto, Portugal; $99

December 25, Christmas Day: 2006 Ferrari Perle Brut Metodo Classico; Trentino, Italy; $38 - $42

December 29: NV Champagne Serveaux-Fils “Cuvee Pinot Meunier ”; Champagne, France ; $65

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December 31, New Year's Eve: NV Joel Falmet Tradition Brut; Champagne, France; $36 - $48”