The beauty of sparkling wines is that you can pair them with just about any food. Bubbly is a champion when it comes to food pairing because the natural acidity in a good sparkler helps to brighten the flavors. Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, or some other holiday tradition, a bottle of bubbly means it is time for the party to start.

Here are some of our favorite selections to pair with your next holiday meal.

Start your party – the toast: Choose your favorite ISC bubbly as they all are up for the task of the opening toast.

Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes: Brut Ombré Rosé or Pét Nat Rosé

Lobster: ISC Brut, Brut Zero, Ensemble, or Illnatic

Ham: Sec, Pét Nat Vignoles, Illnatic

Pumpkin pie: ISC Brut or Illnatic

Roast Beef/Prime Rib: Brut Ombré Rosé

Sugar cookies/Christmas cookies: Demi Sec Rosé & Sec

Lamb: Brut Ombré Rosé or Pét Nat Rosé

Pecan pie: ISC Brut or Illnatic

Fudge: Demi Sec Rosé or Brut Ombré Rosé

Pork loin: Brut Ombré Rosé, Pét Nat Rosé, or Pét Nat Vignoles

Cheeses: All of the above

Oysters: ISC Brut, Ensemble, Brut Zero, or Pét Nat Vignoles

Goose: Brut Ombré Rosé or Pét Nat Rosé

Tamales: Sec

Antipasti: ISC Brut, Brut Zero, or Illnatic

Baked Ziti/Lasagna: Brut Ombré Rosé, Demi Sec Rosé

Panettone (sweet bread):Demi Sec Rosé

Collard greens: Brut Ombré Rosé, Pét Nat Rosé or Pét Nat Vignoles

Brisket: Brut Ombré Rosé

Latkes (potato pancake): ISC Brut, Illnatic, or Sec

Sufganiyot (jelly doughnut): Demi Sec Rosé

Stop by the Tasting Room today to pick up a bottle or two. Or, of course, we deliver! We currently ship to Arizona, California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Texas, and Wisconsin!

Here’s hoping that you and yours have a splendid and memorable meal together.

December 12th, 2020  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 


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