By Angela Aiello “The Super Wine Girl”
This season there is a wine fit for every personality!
#1- Extroverted Entertainer - Freixenet Cordon Negro $14.95
#2 - Food and Wine Lover - Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay $25.95
#3 - Classical Collector - Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon $19.95
#4 - Hip Hop Music Lover - Snoop Dog California Red $19.95
For the Hip-Hop music lover in your life. Bring Snoop Dogg home for the holidays! We all know someone who loves the sounds of Snoop Dogg and other great iconic hip-hop artists like The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Tupac, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Kanye West and even Toronto’s own, Drake.
This wine is something to enjoy while you listen to the music of a hip-hop poet and lyricist. The Entertainment Icon has partnered with 19 Crimes on the winery’s first-ever California wine. Cali Red, a collaboration with Snoop Dogg, is 65% Petite Syrah, 30% Zinfandel and 5% Merlot - and 100% delicious. Full and dense with strong fruit notes on the upfront, the red blend is rounded out by darkly toasted oak and a slightly sweet finish. Pairs perfectly with house shoes and a roaring fire.
#5 - Scotch Lover - Grahams 10 Year Old Tawny $30.00
10 year old Tawny Port is the perfect gift for the Scotch lover in your life. An aged wine with a nutty and caramel taste, this unique wine is sipped on like Scotch and adored much of the same way lovers enjoy Scotch! It can be kept in the same type of decanter, and drank much of the same way as a fine Scotch.From Portugal’s Douro Valley comes one of the greatest names in port wine.A fortified and aged wine, the name comes from the colour, which is tawny. Tawny Port is a wonderful addition to any Scotch lovers collection and for those who appreciate fine quality.
#6 - Cocktail Lovers & Mixologists - Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry $16.80
Have a striving cocktail mixologist in your life? This is the perfect gift! Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry is where mixologists sip like vermouth and can get creative with their cocktails. It can be enjoyed chilled at 12°C in a wine glass or mixed over ice with a slice of orange and used creatively in a fun cocktail with gin or vodka. Add a fun shaker, cocktail recipe book and you have the perfect gift for the cocktail lover in your life to get creative.
The key to its success is the composition of 30 different Sherry wine between 20 and 30 years old. It combines the complexity of Sherry with delicious citrus notes. Sherry is also perfect for cocktails, highlighting its versatility and surprise taste with its flavor in many creative ways.
An online exclusive available on LCBO.com starting December 2020.