The Nest recently posted an article on a new-ish book The Wine Trials. I have found this book to be my new wine bible, it lists 100 bottles of wine that are all priced $15 or less. These wines have outscored even $200 bottle wines. Find it here on Amazon for $10.
For those that love champagne, let me suggest the lovely Edge flutes from Crate&Barrel:
Classic yet modern. Enjoy!