Winter Warmer Sparklers

31st January 2017


We all need a bit of sparkle on these cold winter evenings. Nothing does it quite like drinking a glass of bubbly in front of a fire, while curled up under a blanket watching your favourite movie, perhaps even with a selection of cheese and crackers close to hand.

So which ones should you stock up on for your next cosy night-in?

Under £12
If you want to keep it fairly ‘cheap and cheerful’, you’re in luck – there’s plenty of great wines well under £12.

Shield Prosecco – £6.00 (offer) at Asda: You can’t go wrong with Prosecco, and at just £6 down from £8.98 this is a great pick-up.
Freixenet Ice Cuvee Especial – £9 at Tesco: If you want to get into the spirit of winter, this refreshing ‘Ice Cuvée’ is to be enjoyed over ice with a sprig of mint.
Cono Sur Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé – £10 at Tesco: This Chilean Sparkling wine is made with 100% dark red grapes for a full-bodied taste with raspberry and blueberry notes.
Codorniu Rosado Cava Brut – £10 at Sainsbury’s: Elegant and fruity, perfect with a bit of chocolate.
Graham Beck, Chardonnay/Pinot Brut NV – £10.49 (25% off) at Waitrose: This is the perfect opportunity to try one of the most renowned names in South African sparkling wine – on offer at Waitrose!
Cuvée Royale Brut Crémant de Limoux NV – £11.99 at Waitrose: Drink this southern French fizz and transport yourself to a sunny beach in the south of France.

Make it Special
Fancy a treat? These won’t disappoint.

Codorniu Vintage Cava DO Magnum – £19.99 at Waitrose: This 1.5 litre bottle is massive! For just £19.99 you will have plenty to share with your friends – and it’s great quality Spanish fizz.
Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Brut – £20 (£10 off) at Sainsbury’s: This mature and bold Champagne will be sure to keep you warm, and it’s down from £30.
Camel Valley Brut, Pinot Noir, English – £28.99 at Waitrose: A lovely dark-grape English sparkling wine, produced in Cornwall. Has a delicate English quality which would go great with some English cheese!

Glass of Bubbly

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