For your best friends who have been with you through thick or thin, there’s nothing more appropriate than a bottle that is unfailing, something that you already know and love. A premium and versatile Rosé is a fitting expression of just how special they are to you. The Minuty Prestige Rosé in particular has an inviting balance of berry and citrus notes on top of its eye-catching pink color. A perfect cap to the crazy year you and your best friends had!
If you’re looking for just the right token for your neighbors, go for something convenient and easy to share, like wine in a can (they exist, and they taste great!). A 4-pack of AH-SO Red will do just the trick – it’s light and refreshing, with the brightness of red fruits in every sip. These cans will definitely be enjoyed by your neighbors. You can even make a neighborhood party of it!
If you have cousins, nieces, or nephews (of legal age), then you know how fun it is to turn a family reunion into a chill and fun drinking session. Introduce them to the wonders of wine with an approachable Pinot Noir. Sand Point Noir bursts with flavors of strawberry and cherry cola, and is fruit-forward to its core. Enjoy this over exciting conversation with your loved ones who just got into drinking.
If you’re lucky enough to have a boss that you actually like – and maybe want to impress – then a bottle of Champagne will probably get you to in their good graces! The Pierre Paillard Les Parcelles Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2017 is rich and full with a bit of sweetness to it. This unique bottle will surely be a great way to make a statement and show your appreciation for supervisors who have mentored you this year!
With parties left and right, you’ve probably also stressed out on what to give at Secret Santa. The Winery.ph go-to for that is a 200mL bottle of Moet & Chandon Imperial Mini. This way, you give them a taste of the world’s most recognizable Champagne brand – we know that’s what we’d want to receive during those office gift exchanges!
Now, if you ever find yourself in a position where you realize at the very last minute that you don’t have a gift for someone you’re about to reconnect with, fret not. We’ve been there and we know exactly how stressful it can be to find a last-minute gift. So here’s a pro-tip: stock up on a case of easy-to-drink and super affordable Sauvignon Blanc! The Finca Las Moras Sauvignon Blanc is a great buy, bright with notes of lemon and grapefruit – definitely a bottle where you get more than what it’s actually worth!
In any case that you’re still stumped, here’s a personalized list that our team has curated for the important people in your life who are…
Chances are, these people have tasted some of the best food there is to taste. Giving them a bottle of wine can be tricky, but you can never go wrong with Sparkling Rosé – and this bottle of Valdivieso Sparkling Brut Rosé will pair well with almost anything. Elegant and sensual, it has balanced flavors of fresh berries and cherries while still being able to hold its own when put up against all types of dishes! A total dream for loved ones who enjoy their wine better when paired with food.
For people in your life who are total health nuts, here’s something you’d want to keep in mind when picking out a bottle to give as a gift: You wouldn’t want to give them wine they wouldn’t be able to fully enjoy. Light sparkling wines are the lowest in calories – take it one step further by giving them a bottle of Sparkling Natural Wine or pet nat. Low in calories, no preservatives added, and sustainably made, Delinquente Tuff Nutt is a Winery.ph favorite. It’s bright and zesty with flavors of lemon and pineapple. Totally approachable for friends on the go!
The people who are the life of the party will appreciate a bottle they can bust out at the next get-together they’re hosting at home. A bottle of Lolea Sangria No. 1 is a crowd-pleaser, much like the person you’re giving it to. A fun blend of Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, fresh oranges, and lemon juice with a touch of cinnamon – and tastes even better when you mix in some fruit slices. It’s sweet and refreshing, surely something that everyone would love to sip while chatting the night away.
For people who get on planes for leisure and play, why not give some inspiration for their next holiday with a wine from an exotic locale? The Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon was produced in Golan Heights, Israel and is full of red and black fruits, spices, and oak. More than just a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, you give them something unique and in-character for someone well-traveled to have.
Lastly, with the year coming to an end, stress is at an all-time high for many of our loved ones who live and breathe work – it always seems like they can never catch a break! Someone as wound-tight as them might need just a bit more alcohol than most – and you can show them you care, with an extra-strong bottle of Tawny Port. The Porto Quevedo Tawny Port is a sweet red wine with flavors of jam and plum that tastes just like Christmas (did we mention that it’s got an ABV of 19%?). If you can’t get them to breathe and celebrate the season, why don’t you just bring the season to them?
Remember: this Christmas, everyone on your list will just be thankful to get something and be remembered. Don’t sweat too much on what to give them because with this list and the 2000+ wines available on our website, your Christmas gift shopping can be done in just a few clicks!
Wine and romance – these are two things often associated with each other. With February and Valentine’s Day coming just around the corner, we’re sure people are starting to look for gifts to give to their significant other and for restaurants to dine at for a date. However, with so many new restaurant concepts popping up left and right (especially since the Philippines and Metro Manila have opened up after the pandemic), it can get overwhelming to decide.
You have to take into consideration the ambiance, the food they serve, and of course, the wine selection offered. This is why we’ve done the legwork: Here’s our list of restaurants with the best wine lists in Metro Manila:
As we enter a new year, you’re probably thinking about how you could switch things up to make the best of the next 365 days. But New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about losing weight, waking up early, or saving up more. You can choose to add things to your list that are also fun (and something you can actually stick to).
If you love your wine as much as we do, why not add resolutions to help you fall in love with wine even more? As the saying goes, life’s too short to drink bad wine. Here are five New Year’s resolutions for wine lovers out to explore!