Fredi Magazine Winter 2016 / Volume 2 Issue 2 - Page 72

» magnotta wines christmas gift tips Premium GIFT GIVING TIPS BY ROSSANA DI ZIO MAGNOTTA Choosing the Right Wines for the Wine Lovers on Your List MAGNOTTA TWENTYFIFTH ANNIVERSARY 3L MILLENNIUM For the Red Wine Lover Who Appreciates a Masterful Blend PRICE $150 / INCLUDES CANADIAN CRAFTED WOODEN BOX A limited release of only 300 numbered bottles. This luxurious wine brings together luscious grapes from our Chilean vineyards with Ontario's distinctly aromatic grapes. Available for a limited time in an impressive 3L format. • FOR RED WINE LOVERS: Best festive gift that makes a lasting holiday choices are full-bodied impression. For an extra special Cabernets and Merlots, Bordeaux New Year's Eve gift, give a Spar- blends and appassimento wines. kling Icewine for a truly unforgettable wine experience. • FOR WHITE WINE LOVERS: Choose soft and silky whites like • PLUS: Simplify your gift giving by a Sémillon, a crisp Riesling or an stocking up on a few cases of pre- oak-aged, buttery Chardonnay. mium wines as well as gift bags and boxes so that you're ready • If you don't know if a person likes for any situation. If you're going white wine or red wine, stick to a to a dinner party or dropping by white wine gift. Why? Red wine someone's home for a visit, you'll lovers usually drink white wines have a hostess gift ready to go. If too but white wine lovers tend to a neighbour or friend does some- only drink whites. So a white wine thing nice for you, you'll have gift would work for both people an instant thank you gift. If the on your list. weather gets bad and you don't • Give wines that people wouldn't usually buy for themselves like a dessert wine, a premium blend want to go out to get a wine gift, you're already prepared. • And remember to buy Ontario. or an unusual varietal like a We have wonderful, award-win- Carmenère or Gewürztraminer. ning wines in our own backyard It makes it a more memorable - refreshing whites, full reds, gift and shows you put careful rosés and sparkling wines. So if it thought into your selection. doesn't say "Ontario", put it back • And the holidays wouldn't be complete without an iconic Canadian Icewine. It's an exquisite 72 • fredi winter 2016 and choose some spectacular local wines instead. You should be proud to give these world-class wines as holiday gifts. FOOD&DRINK //