Everyone here at Leverre wishes you a very Merry Christmas! We hope your day is filled with friends, family and, of course, all the while enjoying a fine glass of wine from our great selection selection.
So, Christmas time is almost upon us and there’s something magical about this time of year. Indeed, there’s something in the air that makes many of us crave snow-filled views, the idea of wood fires burning, and the sound of jingle bells ringing over the rooftops.
For those of you who like to celebrate Christmas in the homely way, this is the perfect excuse to gorge yourselves on hearty, home-cooked, multi-course dinners. It’s a time for luxuriating your senses, spending time with friends and family, roasting a beast of a bird and cracking out some fantastic wines to pair with all that lovely food.
If this sounds good to you (and to be honest, we can’t see why it wouldn’t…), then check out our recommendations below.
The Christmas Spirit
What would Christmas dinner be without a roast turkey, goose or chicken? If you’re going down this traditional route, and want to serve a bird with all the extra trimmings, then you’ll be wanting a special red.
For many of us, one of our favourite things about Christmas food isn’t the turkey dinner or the puddings… it’s what comes the day after. All those lovely leftovers, cold cuts of meat, bits and pieces laid out on the table to nibble on: it’s absolute bliss. If you’re into this kind of thing, too, there’s no reason not to have a great wine to pair with it all.
We’d recommend Nemea Terra Leone Red this side of the festivities – laid-back, tasty, perfect for drinking alongside a more casual eating experience. Or why not go for a Dolcetto or Nebbiolo – either from their home country, or from one of the many Australian wineries now experimenting with these grapes?
For the party snacks, nibbles and canapes, you’ll be wanting a white wine with plenty of brightness and freshness. Something light-hearted and vibrant, yet not too heavy. Few wines fit the bill quite as well as Santorini Assyrtiko, a great wine that you can sip on all day long.
2020 has been the most eventful year to say the least and we just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to our customers, our community, and partners who have supported us along the way.
From all of us here at Leberre – Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and have a great New Year!