Hosting a Christmas party this year? Or looking for the best wines to pair with your festive dinner? We have some options that are sure to hit the spot.
Whether you are after perfect reds, light whites, refreshing rose or just some good old fashioned fizz, we bring you ten fantastic wine inspirations to ponder this festive period.
Macerated strawberries mingle with delicate notes of peach, rose-water and orange blossom to deliver this stunning rose.
Marks and Spencer Champagne Delacourt Rosé Brut
A pretty, salmon coloured fizz that you’ll want to drink all Christmas.
Full of juicy raspberries, strawberries and cherries with a delicate touch of cinnamon and pepper to balance out the sweetness.
£192 for a case of six, Marks & Spencer
Carta Roja Pura Organic Monastrell Jumilla, Spain 2016
Offering an abundant tangy red and black fruit seasoned taste, with peppery spice in a concentrated but supple style, this red is perfect for Christmas celebrations.
Aldi Dão Reserva Dão, Portugal 2015
With bright forest-floor fruit mingling with savoury oak and a seam of bright balancing acidity, Aldi deliver a beautiful tasting red everyone will enjoy this Christmas.
Domaine de Lasserre Jurançon, France 2015
This great-value sweet white blends local petit manseng and tangy grapefruit with richer crystallised tropical fruit to produce a refreshing taste.
£7.37.5cl, The Co-op
Bodegas Vinessens Tragolargo Blanco Alicante, Spain 2016
Extended contact between the grapes and the skins during winemaking has brought a moreish pithy-bitter bite and texture that’ll keep you and your guests asking for more.
Codorníu 1872 Vintage Cava Spain 2016
This vintage blend of the traditional trio of local Codorniu varieties offers classic cava sour apple tang and toastiness, and abundant creamy fizz.
The Co-op Les Pionniers NV champagne
Made by Régis Camus at Piper-Heidsieck, the quality shines through in this fizz.
A toasty, buttery nose is followed by bright apple purée flavours and citrus acidity. A balanced, rewarding Champagne.