#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Lakeview Fresh

We think you’ll like these ideas and possibilities brought to you by Lakeview Wine Co. Available at Ontario Liquor Stores.

Lakeview Fresh Possibilities

The FRESH Sparkling Rosé wine does Niagara proud with rich characteristics of ripe red berry fruits. Sweet or savory, this versatile rosé goes with whatever your eating!

VQA Ontario, Diamond Estates, NiagaraWinemaker’s Description

FRESH Sparkling Rosé offers up refreshing notes of cherry, strawberry, pomegranate and citrus dominate the nose. The palate echoes with additional notes of raspberry and strawberry jam.

Food Pairings
Enjoy this delightful Niagara wine with salted potato chips or with strawberry cheesecake!

60% Riesling, 40% Gamay

Lakeview Fresh Ideas

Winemaker’s Description
A light and refreshing sparkling wine with notes of tangerine, melon, lemon zest, green apple and mineral on the nose, followed by delicate bubbles on the palate with characteristics of citrus, lemon, autumn apple and light honey on the finish.

Food Pairings
This versatile Niagara sparkling Riesling can be paired with many types of food from appetizers, to entrees to desserts. Try it with a summer salad topped with mandarin oranges or cream cheese on crackers topped with mango chutney.

100% Riesling

Sparkling wine is not just for celebratory toasts. It is also an exceptional wine for food pairings, so plan your menu accordingly. A sparkling white wine is quite nice with buttery and salty flavours. Think classic popcorn as a snack, or cream cheese on crackers topped with a mango chutney. Think also salami, stuffed mushrooms, smoked salmon, caviar or shrimp. On the sweet side, try it with shortbread. A sparkling rose is fantastic with a brie and prosciutto combo, salmon or fresh berries. It is also a great pair with potato chips and, for dessert, chocolate or strawberry cheesecake.

However you may enjoy your sparkling wine on New Year’s, perhaps the most important thing to remember is to not drink and drive. Please make accommodations or arrangements for your guests, or if you are the one out visiting make you sure plan ahead accordingly to ensure all can have a safe and Happy New Year.

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About Lakeview Wine Co.:

A division of Diamond Estates Wines and Spirits Inc., Lakeview Wine Co. is found in the heart of Canada’s premier wine country, Niagara-on-the-Lake. At its state-of-the-art winemaking facility, Lakeview crafts several Ontario VQA wine brands from specially chosen and carefully managed vineyards from more than 25 grape grower partners in the Niagara Peninsula, including Lakeview Cellars, Fresh, EastDell Estates, 20 Bees and the unique McMichael Collection that pays homage to Canada’s famed Group of Seven artists. The Lakeview Wine Co. wine boutique is open daily all year, featuring a selection from each of its brands at the tasting bar. Also available year round is the unique Cellar Floor Experience, a tasting a tour of a 1,000-square-foot space in the heart of the winery where you will sip VQA wines amongst two-storey wine tanks and an ocean of more than 800 wine barrels.

Tasting notes and images courtesy of Lakeview Wine Co.

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