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9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin, Crémant de Bourgogne? And of course, for red wine drinkers, you should lay into some Beaujolais: maybe a gnarly Cotes du Rhone or an earthy Chinon. France makes so many wonderful wines and this holiday is the perfect excuse to try them. Here are nine French wines certain to celebrate the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, and the start of the French revolution — a dozen some years after our own. Marie-Pierre...

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