Here is a roundup of great value wines that are perfect for holiday parties, meals and gifts.
Desiderius Pongrácz Brut Cap Classique Sparkling Chardonnay/Pinot Noir Western Cape, South Africa VINTAGES#: 404111 $16.95
This has generous toasty bread notes on the nose and palate. Quite lively and a little bit spicy with great tension and acidity. Remember this one for your holiday oyster pairing! For that matter make it your Holiday house sparkling at this price! Very good value. Tasted Nov 22, 2019 www.thewineloverskitchen.com 90
Belcanto di Bellussi Extra Dry Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Superiore Veneto, Italy VINTAGES#: 53215 $19.95
Prosecco doesn’t get much better than this… a Superiore from the best region and Extra Dry tends to suit our North American palates. At this price you can stock up and serve with appetizers, brunch, midnight toasting or just afternoon sipping!
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This Curry and Fig Spread is savoury and delicious on crackers or apple slices.
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Two pieces of advice – get your friends and family to sign a waiver because this Amaretto Salted Caramel Popcorn is addictive!!! And….you might as well double the recipe right out of the gate because it does.not.last. long!!
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These Christmas Brownies with Brandy Custard Sauce are an easy modern day take on Christmas Pudding with Hard Sauce.
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Here are the highlights of the wines that I sampled at the media tasting for this LCBO Vintages Release. This is based on the sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review. The Best are the highest scoring based on my tasting experience. The Rest are the remaining wines I happened to review and include wines of interest and value.
The majority of these wines are available on Dec 7th. Some wines will be released throughout the month of December. The Dec 7th release has lots of good Sparkling wines. There is sure to be one that will fit your taste and budget.
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This Roast Turkey with Fig, Balsamic, Orange Glaze is so good it may become your go-to turkey recipe!
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It is hard to describe in words how good this Cranberry Orange Pecan Turkey Dressing is!
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Here are some suggestions for wines to stock up on for your Holiday activities. A little something for everyone!
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You will definitely want to know about this Parmesan French Toast With Mushroom Fricasée if a) you want a breakfast or brunch for guests b) you want a cosy, easy light evening meal or c) you ever prepare a light après theater meal.
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