Gift wines: where to buy
Gail Roberts helps a customer in the Pinot Noir cellar at Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa Mesa. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
2008 Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords" (Muscadet) is available at Silverlake Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 662-9024, www.silverlakewine.com; and Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111, www.whwc.com. About $15.
2007 Lapierre Morgon "Côte du Py" (Beaujolais) is available at Du Vin Wine & Spirits in West Hollywood, (310) 855-1161, www.du-vin.net. About $22.
2007 Craggy Range Pinot Noir "Te Muna Vineyard" (Martinborough) is available at the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, www.winehouse.com. About $37.
2007 Drew Pinot Noir "Fogeater" (Anderson Valley) is available at Wally's Wine & Spirits in Los Angeles, (310) 475-0606,www.wallywine; Silverlake Wine and Wades Wines in Westlake Village, (818) 597-9463, www.wadeswines.com. About $40.
2007 Wind Gap Cellars Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is available at the Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, www.winex.com. About $40.
2006 Freeman Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley) is available at Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants in West Los Angeles, (310) 447-2020, www.2020wines.com; Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8463, www.hitimewine.net, and Wades Wines. About $41.
2007 Anthill Farms Pinot Noir "Peters Vineyard" (Sonoma Coast) is available at Larchmont Village Wine, Los Angeles, (323) 856-8699; Silverlake Wine and Hi-Time Wine Cellars. About $45.
2007 Failla Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is available at the Wine House, Hi-Time Wine Cellars and Wades Wines. About $45.
2005 L'Ecole No. 41 "Perigee Red Blend" (Walla Walla Valley) is available at Mel & Rose Wine & Spirits in West Hollywood, (323) 655-5557, www.melandrose.com; and Woodland Hills Wine Co. About $50.
2005 Robert Craig Mt. Veeder Cabernet (Napa Valley) is available at Hi-Time Wine Cellars and the Woodland Hills Wine Co. About $60.
2006 Evening Land Chardonnay "Seven Springs Vineyard Summum" (Willamette Valley) is available at the Wine House. About $75.
2007 Hourglass Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) is available at Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants and Wally's Wine & Spirits. About $150.