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Holiday Best Picks: Top Drinks to Try This Holiday Season

Holiday Best Picks: Top Drinks to Try This Holiday Season

Shopping for a wine lover. or trying to find the perfect drink for your holiday celebrations? OLM has got you covered with our top picks of drinks we think you should try this holiday season!

Ruffino Prosecco

high-res-png-ruffino-prosecco-750ml-bottle-shotMade in the top growing regions of Northern Italy, Ruffino Prosecco is a great way to bring a little Italian culture to your table! This bubbly has a smooth, delicious taste that is perfect for adding a little pizzazz to your gathering. This bubbly has an intense bouquet of notes of apple, pears and citrus and has a clean and crisp flavour. Ruffino is served best with pizza and shellfish dishes, or before meals as an apertif. Available for only $17 at the LCBO, Ruffino Prosecco is an affordable must-have this holiday season.

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Add a little glam to your holiday table with the NEW first ever limited edition holiday bottle of the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc. Wrapped in gold, the wine features the same fresh and zesty aromas and its characteristic herbaceous notes that it is renowned for. Try this very flavourful wine with steamed mussels or a delicious grilled chicken. The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc is available for under $20 at the LCBO and is bound to be an excellent gift for a loved one, or even yourself!

high-res-png-in-chardonnay-icewine-375ml-bottleInniskillin Chardonnay 

Renowned for their ice wines, Inniskillin is introducing their new Chardonnay—an intense and sweet ice wine bursting with rich aromas of fresh vanilla and caramel. Perfect both in foods and paired with, try the Chardonnay paired with crème brulé or fresh fruit. Be sure to check out Inniskillin's complete line of ice wines from the luscious and tropical Vidal to the elegant and citrusy Riesling, all of which are available for purchase at the LCBO.

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Aged “en tirage” for three years, the slightly pink Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Entourage Brut boasts hints of red fruit, toast, and zest, with a light mineral structure. This made in Canada wine features a beautiful taste of delicate and creamy mousse that is supported by a round body and lasting crisp finish. Pair it with delicious milk chocolate, or a lovely fish dinner. Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Entourage Brut is available at the LCBO for $24.95.

standard-final-jpg-2015-rmps-bourbon-barrel-cabernet-sauvignon-750ml-botRobert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon

This holiday season, be sure to have a taste of Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon. Made in California, this dry red features aromas and flavours of black cherry, blackberries, and vanilla. The Cabernet Sauvignon pairs beautifully with grilled meats or strong cheeses. Be sure to check out the Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon, which makes a fun gift for the Bourbon fan! The Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is available for purchase at the LCBO.


The Famous Grouse

Try the #1 blended Scotch in Scotland with its fruity and mature flavour, the Famous Grouse is bound to please those who enjoy simple whiskies cocktails or alone on ice. Did you know that in Scotland, on average three drams of the Famous Grouse are consumed every second? The Famous Grouse is available for purchase at the LCBO for $29.95.

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A great gift for the whiskey connoisseur in your life, Canadian Club features a hearty balance of spiciness, caramel and oak notes, followed by a long clean finish. Canadian Club 100% Rye features a warm palete which is balanced by rye spice flavours and a warm honey after taste. You can pick up a bottle at the LCBO for $39.95.

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Voted ‘Best Spirit in the World’ in 2013, Highland Park is one of the few distilleries in the world that retains a traditional malting floor. The Highland Park 12 Year Old features a heath-honey sweetness balanced by a peaty smokiness. A bottle of the 12 Year can be found at the LCBO for $79.95.

377586Suntory Whiskey: Toki

Sample from one of Japan’s finest whiskeys, used primarily in mixology. Suntory's Toki holds a silky smooth flavour with a subtle sweet and spicy finish, with subtle flavours of citrus, green apple, and thyme. Toki can be found at the LCBO for $59.95.

Please remember to drink responsibly.

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