4. Bodegas y Vinedos Monfil Garnacha (2014, Spain) – Red
When looking for the perfect red wedding wine, it is often difficult to look beyond Spain and this Garnacha has been proving ever so popular in recent years. This will be the perfect accompaniment to any beef based canapes or main meals at your wedding and is sure to impress even the most discerning wine fanatics at your wedding,
5. Zensa, Nero d’Avola, Puglia (2015, Italy) – Red
As most Italian reds are, this wine would be the ideal foil for any “tomatoey” or red meat based dishes at your wedding but is also very popular due to its “quaffability”. The term ‘Zensa’ also comes from the Italian for without, due to the fact that no pesticides or chemicals can be found anywhere at the Puglia vineyard; making it a great topic of conversation at your wedding.
6. Porta 6, Lisboa (2015, Portugal) – Red
Last in our list of the best wedding wines for your big day is called Porta 6, from Portugal. From the indigenous regions of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Castelão, this red is seen to be another versatile number due to refreshing and vibrant aftertaste and smoother than normal tannins. Ideal then as a reliable table wine, or to be served at any time during your weather day.
This rounds up our guide to the best six wedding wines and all that remains is to choose a good bubbly. For this you really should be considering a top champagne such as a De Telmont or Cristal or a superior prosecco or Cava, although your guests are only likely to have a glass or two this could be the first beverage they consume and will set the tone for the rest of your day.
Ordering through reputable wine merchant goes without saying and of course choosing the right wine cellarage if purchasing well in advance. We can assist you with any aspect of your wine storage needs, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Octavian team to discuss!