Gifts in a Hurry

Here's an answer to that question, "What should I bring to the party?"
Sara Anderson
Gifts in a Hurry
Jean Allsopp/ Styling: Alan Henderson

Paper Punched Up
Cut a piece of paper into a rectangle; lay it flat. With masking tape, attach leaves along the top edge, making sure the leaves are right side down. Place a strip of double-stick tape along the edge of the paper (see photo at left). Roll the bottle up in the paper, and tie on a gift tag.

Not sure what wine to buy?
Southern Living Foods Editor and wine expert Scott Jones shares 10 great wines that cost less than $10.


  • Columbia Crest, Chardonnay, Washington
  • Snoqualmie, Winemaker's Select Riesling, Washington
  • Castello Banfi, Chardonnay-Pinot Grigio, Italy
  • Yalumba, Viognier, Australia
  • Fairview, Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa


  • La Vieille Ferme, Côtes du Ventoux, France
  • Rancho Zabaco, Zinfandel, California
  • Ken Forrester, Pinotage, South Africa
  • Alta Vista, Malbec, Argentina
  • Duck Pond, Pinot Noir, Oregon


This article is from the December 2004 issue of Southern Living.