If you learn nothing else today, know that you can have wine delivered right to your damn door, thanks to Amazon Wine.
Right now, these are the states that are eligible for delivery: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Some products exclude certain states, so be sure to double check!
Because I am no sommelier (am I even fancy enough to use that word?), I used Wine Spectator's scoring to determine which affordable wines on Amazon are actually the best.
Wine Spectator is an award-winning magazine that ranks wine on a 100-point scale.