Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season

Toast to the holidays with sparkling wines, spirits and more from the LCBO

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ʼTis the season for sipping! Whether you’re a pop culture expert, world traveller, social media guru, sports fanatic or wine lover—or there’s one on your shopping list—these festive bevvies from the LCBO are ideal to gift, serve and receive.

For the music and movie buff

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
19 Crimes Snoop Dogg Cali Gold Sparkling

$24.95 | 750 mL | LCBO# 27907

Entertainment superstar Snoop Dogg has teamed up with international winery 19 Crimes again this year for a limited-edition release of this Californian sparkler. Only available during the holidays, it’s the ultimate bottle to pop, boasting lively floral, lemon and green apple flavours.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Flecha Azul Reposado

$89.95 | 750 mL | LCBO# 32126

Founded by Abraham Ancer and Aron Marquez, and backed by Mark Wahlberg, this premium tequila is aged six months in ex-bourbon American oak barrels and is completely free of additives. Savour notes of vanilla and butter, and round sweet finish with subtle hints of brown spices.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
The Tragically Hip Fully Completely Reserve Red 2021

$24.95 | 750 mL | VINTAGES# 411595

This elegant, complex and fruity Bordeaux blend is brought to you by Stoney Ridge, in partnership with The Tragically Hip. Aged in American and French oak, its generous cherry, blue fruit, plum, woodsmoke, chocolate and baking spice notes pair well with barbecued ribs and steak.

For the sports fan

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Hall of Fame Vodka

$49.95 | 750 mL | LCBO# 34450

This premium, multi-award-winning vodka uses a unique combination of American grain, distilled six times in the limestone-rich waters of Kentucky. Its crisp, distinctive flavour and delicate mouthfeel is ideal martinis, and the iconic bottle design is sure to be a hit!

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
J-Harden Cabernet Sauvignon
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$23.05 | 750 mL | LCBO# 30532

NBA superstar James Harden offers plenty of swagger in this vivid, fruit-forward wine that’s rich, dark and concentrated with loads of blackberries and red cherries. Big and bold, yet smooth and balanced, it’s great with game night grilled meats.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Lobos 1707 Tequila Reposado

$83.75 | 750 mL | LCBO# 25141

Backed by American basketball superstar Lebron James, and crafted by Master Distillers from Mexico and Spain, this straw gold tequila brings an all-star line-up of agave, roasted coffee, cocoa, oak, and vanilla tones. Medium-bodied and vibrant with a long finish, try it neat with barbecue steak.

For the globetrotter

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Aviation Gin

$45.25 | 750 mL | LCBO# 129940

For the frequent flyer on your list, this gin boasts a unique combination of carefully selected botanicals, which coat the glass with slow-moving tears. On the nose, there’s an initial spiciness layered with citrus zest, juniper and floral notes, followed by warm sweet and spicy notes emerging mid-palate.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Gloria Grillo DOC

$14.65 | 750 mL | LCBO# 31003

Bright golden yellow, this organic, Sicilian Grillo is youthful with aromatic scents of citrus fruit, pineapple, peach and lychee notes. Citrus and tropical fruit flavours are touched with light floral notes on the palate. Medium-bodied with a crisp and refreshing finish, enjoy it with seafood and fresh salads.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Regions Of Scotland Whisky Tasting Set

$79.95 | 5 x 30 mL | LCBO# 21714

In this best-selling tasting kit, discover the many varieties of Scotch whisky by taking a tour of Scotland’s different regions. Inside, each of the five bottles, including Glengoyne 10 Year Old, Glen Scotia 15 Year Old, BenRiach 10 Year Old, Aerolite Lyndsay 10 Year Old and Glenkinchie 12 Year Old, offer their own distinct personality, which are lovely for sipping on winter afternoons.

For friends who do it all for the ʼgram

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Bottega Pink Gold Rosé Prosecco
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$32.95 | 750 mL | VINTAGES# 621458

Celebrate special moments by popping this elegant bottle of bubbly. Pretty, floral and fruity, this colourful twist on a holiday favourite delivers aromas of fresh pear, pastry and cantaloupe. Easy-drinking with moderate alcohol, it’s a great choice for parties, or as an aperitif before turkey dinners.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Whitley Neill Gin Christmas Crackers Gift Pack

$49.95 | 6 x 50 mL | LCBO# 17163

This award-winning distiller is known for crafting inspired gins and now you can sample them at home with this festive pack, which includes six perfect tasting-sized bottles, including original, parma violet, raspberry, rhubarb and ginger, pink grapefruit and blood orange.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Willibald Gingerbread Gin

$26.95 | 375 mL | LCBO# 17088

A dazzling limited release gin housed in an equally stunning bottle. This local craft spirit is infused with traditional gin botanicals and a generous helping of cinnamon, clove and ginger. Lightly sweetened and balanced, this festive libation is easy to enjoy on ice or in a creative cocktail, and also makes a great gift.

For the wine collector

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
JP Chenet Advent Calendar Online exclusive

$174.95 | 24 x 200 mL | LCBO# 11200

This super-fun gift pack is the perfect seasonal gift for the wine enthusiast in your life. Creatively crafted, the festive advent calendar offers a mix of 24 mini, 200-millilitre bottles of sparkling white and rosé wine. Discover a different variety behind each cheery door every day this December!

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Stags’ Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

$79.95 | 750 mL | VINTAGES# 996405

This winery is way more than a deer crossing. Layered and complex, its cab sauv features aromas and flavours of chocolate, dried black plum, licorice and woodsmoke. Cellar this powerhouse for up to five years, or enjoy it tonight with rare steaks, roast beef or lamb.

Gifts for all: Spirited sips for the season
Strewn Vidal Icewine 2016
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$29.95 | 200 mL | VINTAGES# 467746

Presented in a stunning gift box, this crisp and refreshing icewine makes the perfect stocking stuffer. Serve chilled, and delight in its luscious notes of apricot, lychee and honey, pairing wonderfully with rich cheeses and fruit desserts.

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