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Speaking of inexpensive road trip wines: We stopped in Chamberlain, SD, last night and went to Casey’s — a quirky little hybrid diner/drugstore/wine shop on the banks of the Missouri River — where we picked up a bottle of Prosperity Red – Cabernet Sauvignon for $10.99. This is *not* a complex wine. But it’s big and fruity and cheerful, full of cherry and youthfully sweet for a Cab. Utterly drinkable, it rounds out with air and has a poignant, Steinbeckian label, featuring a farmer who looks like Tom Joad might have if the Dust Bowl hadn’t rolled in. Take a look, at the Prosperity Wines website. 13% alcohol