So, you’re in the midst of a plague and are planning on spending this holiday season alone at home in your fuzzy socks. Don’t be too upset––to be honest, it’ll probably be way better than your usual family shindig (unless you enjoy drunken political banter with your weird racist third cousin, but we digress). Assuming you won’t be cooking a gigantic meal for yourself, here’s a complete guide to making the most of your otherwise depressing holiday dinner, from the wine to the tablescape and everything in between. Trust me, I’m a wine writer and I basically do this on a regular basis. 

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