Holiday Whites and Rosé

Winter White WineWhen we contemplate the cold weather, our wine thoughts typically turn to rich reds in front of a cozy fire or paired with a hearty meal. But winter whites and rosé have a place too, especially during the holiday season. In addition, holiday whites and rosé are food-friendly and wallet-friendly wines. For example, white wine and rosé pair with seafood, shellfish, salads, pasta and Asian dishes. Consequently, read on to find out our Top 25 holiday whites and rosé from Washington, Oregon, California, B.C., France, Italy and New Zealand.

Whites and Rosé for the Holidays

Overall, we encourage you to try something new this holiday season. For instance, we prefer whites that are crisp, refreshing and citrusy, with hints of minerality and salinity. In contrast, some people prefer rounded whites that are full-bodied and oaky, with flavors of tropical fruits. Whatever your palate, without doubt, you can find some special wines to pair with your holiday festivities.

Our Top 25 Recommendations (in alphabetical order)

Of note, some of these wines are available in more recent vintages, and some wineries have holiday specials on prices and shipping. With this in mind, have a look at the winery websites, and then please support your local wineries.


In conclusion, as 2020 winds down, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season, full of wonderful wine. Above all, we hope you stay safe, stay home, and enjoy the holidays.

Cheers – and happy holidays!
Margot and Dave