Wines to Elevate Easter Weekend Celebrations

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In Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, Marianna Hunt presents a list of eight wines to enhance an Easter weekend, accompanied by suggested food pairings. These selections span from sparkling rosés to rich reds and dessert wines, suitable for various dishes and preferences.

  • Ridgeview Fitzrovia Rosé NV: Priced at £40, available from Ridgeview. This English sparkling wine, with its delicate pink hue and vibrant raspberry notes, is ideal for springtime celebrations, especially when paired with fresh English crab.
  • The Ned Pinot Noir: Available for £14.99 from Majestic. A 2020 Pinot Noir from Marlborough, New Zealand, perfect for accompanying roast lamb, offering a balance of red berries and a spicy oak finish.
  • Saint-Mont, Château de Sabazan 2018: Sold for £16.50 from The Wine Society. A full-bodied red blend ideal for rich, red wine gravies, with its powerful tannins and blend of grape varieties including Tannat, Pinenc, and Cabernets.
  • Rustenberg Stellenbosch Chardonnay: Priced at £12.99, available from Waitrose. This South African chardonnay offers a balance of apricot, coconut, marzipan, and citrus flavours, making it perfect for a spring vegetable pie.
  • Bleasdale Adelaide Hills Riesling 2022: Available for £17.99 from Laithwaites. An Australian Riesling that is refreshingly crisp, pairing well with slow-cooked pork belly and roast potatoes.
  • Domaines Schlumberger S de Schlumberger NV: Priced at £19.99, available from Laithwaites. A delicate white blend from Alsace, full of stone fruit flavours and a creamy mouthfeel, suitable for a spring risotto with morels or white truffle.
  • Grande Reserve White Ixsir: Available for £29.50 from The Great Wine Co. A Lebanese white blend that is aromatic and heady, perfect for dishes with distinctive flavours like wild garlic pesto spaghetti.
  • Lost and Found Barbera: Priced at £8.99, available from Waitrose. A light, easy-drinking red wine from Riverina, Australia, ideal for an afternoon to evening transition, starting with roast chicken and ending with cheese and crackers.
  • Oremus Tokaji Aszú: Available for £77.95 from Twelve Green Bottles. A dessert wine from Hungary, perfect for ending a meal, especially when paired with traditional Easter Simnel cake.