Your to do list is getting longer as the date quickly approaches for your holiday cocktail party. Next stop, the wine store…but the question is which wines to buy?
Rest easy & be savvy. Print off our Savvy Sommelier list of wine tips that are sure to please your crowd (and be easy on your wallet). For something different (& even more convenient), call our Savvy Sommeliers to arrange for an assortment of wines that you won’t find at the LCBO or SAQ delivered. That’s right…delivered straight to your doorstep. How is that for making your holiday party to do list shorter?
Support local, pop the cork & serve Ontario wines…
White Wines at the LCBO
Peninsula Ridge INOX Chardonnay VQA 2007 $12.95
Angels Gate Sussreserve Riesling VQA 2008 $14.15
(Debbie’s top holiday pick white wine in the Ottawa Citizen MATCHED: Food & Drink article)
Featherstone Black Sheep Riesling VQA 2008 $16.95 (in Vintages)
Fielding Pinot Gris VQA 2008 $18.95 (in Vintages)
Malivoire Gewurztraminer VQA 2008 $24.95 (in Vintages)
Red Wines at the LCBO
Pilitteri Estates Cabernet-Merlot VQA 2007 $12.95
Pelee Island Pinot Noir Reserve VQA 2008 $14.95
Chateau des Charmes “Droit’ Gamay Noir VQA 2007 $16.95
Rosehall Run Vineyards County Cuvee Cabernet Franc VQA 2007 $18.95
FlatRock Cellars Pinot Noir VQA 2007 $19.95 (in Vintages)
Easy & quick – Order wine online
Stuntman Stu Red Line Merlot VQA 2008 $19.95 – in two clicks you can have the most talked about red wine delivered to your doorstep overnight.
(Debbie’s top holiday pick red wine in the Ottawa Citizen MATCHED: Food & Drink article)
Sip & tour around the world
Astoria Prosecco la Robina, Italy $12.95
Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava, Spain $14.95
Nino Franc Brut Prosecco di Valdobiadene, Italy $18.95
J&F Lurton Pinot Gris, Argentina $10.95
Whitecliff Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand $14.95
Willm Riesling, Alsace France $16.95 (in Vintages)
Finca La Chamiza Cabernet-Merlot, Argentina $7.95
Cline Cellars Zinfandel, California $13.65
Errazuriz Carmenere, Chile $13.95
Los Molinos, Spain $14.70
Perrin Reserve, France $14.95 (in Vintages)
Cline Cellars Syrah, California $14.95 (in Vintages)
Abadia Raimat Crianza, Spain $14.95 (in Vintages)
Elderton Friends Vineyard Series Shiraz, Australia $15 (in Vintages)
Bertani Valpollicella Ripasso, Italy $16.90
Chapoutier Cotes du Rhone Village Rasteau, France $17.80 (tip: look for the only wine label on the shelve all in brail!)
Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia $17.95
Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon, California $17.95 (in Vintages)
Torres Gran Coronas Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Spain $18.95 (in Vintages)
At any time, know that you can call on the team of Savvy Sommeliers to help you select wines for your holiday party, or have us be your Sommelier at your party.
May your holiday parties be merry with great wines served!