When it comes to giving wine as a gift, it can be easy to get confused. No two wine lovers have the same taste, so you are stuck with several questions. Would they prefer white to red? Would they prefer bitter to sweet? Would they prefer fruity to dry? With these questions in mind, you can read on below to find out what some of the most popular wines people like to receive for gifts are today.
This is one of the most popular wines around the world and you would be hard pressed not to find at least one bottle of Pinot Grigio in every wine lovers wine cabinet. This wine also goes by a few other names, which are listed below.
- Pinot Gris in France
- Rulander in Germany
The style of this wine differs according to which part of the world you buy it from. For example, the Pinot Gris from France has a mineral taste, whereas the Pinot Grigio from Italy is more fruity and light.
This wine can be paired with a variety of foods and can be served with just about anything from the sea as well.
This wine is the prefect wine to give as a gift for someone going on a romantic picnic. It is considered to be a warm weather wine, so in the spring this wine sees a lot of action. It is a dry white wine that is popular all over the known world and the subtle flavors include citrus, pineapple, and kiwi, according to which region the wine comes from.
Pair Sauvignon Blanc with anything from salad to sushi, or anything you can put on a grill and you have a wine that you can give as a gift over and over again.
Often considered a great wine to pair with a holiday dinner, the Pinot Noir has notes that range from a spicy horseradish to some type of dark fruit. The wine is the perfect gift to take to your hostess to go with the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and a good time will be had by all involved.
Who could ever forget Chardonnay when it comes to the most popular wines for gift giving? This type white wine is, of course, known worldwide. The wine is well known for its tropical fruit taste with just a little tang. There are also hints of vanilla and white fruit in many Chardonnay's according to which region you get yours from. Chardonnay is not only known around the world, it is one of America's most popular white wines as well.
These are just a few of the popular wines that American's are drinking today. From a white Chardonnay to a Pinot Noir to go with the Thanksgiving feast, you can be sure that these popular wines are well worth giving to friends and family as gifts any time of the year.