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Top 10 Summer Wines 2012

Mer Soleil 2009 Chardonnay, one of our Top 10 Summer Wines 2012

When temperatures soar, we naturally reach for a bottle of chilled wine to slake our summertime thirst. From light sparklers and crisp whites to refreshing rosés and fruity reds, each of the selections on our list of Top 10 Summer Wines is perfect for picnic, patio and poolside sipping. We've chosen a variety of wines from Oregon and California to Portugal and Hungary, showcasing some of the best wines that each region has to offer. With prices starting at just $10, paying for a bottle should be no sweat.

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