With Christmas rolling round the corner, year-end festivities are kicking in and there’s no better way to end the year than with a nice glass of wine. Not sure which wines will pair well with your Christmas spread? Fret not, we’ve got you covered with some of the best cheap wines in Singapore this Christmas 2021!
What is a good wine pairing?
- Light red wine: Charcuterie and fish like salmon or tuna
- Medium red wine: White meat like chicken or turkey and vegetables
- Full-bodied red wine: Steak, lamb and meat sauce pastas
- Dry white wine: Roasted vegetables
- Sweet white wine: Soft or hard cheese and cured meat
- Rich white wine: White meat like duck or turkey and fish
- Sparkling wine: Canapes
Best red wines in Singapore for Christmas 2021
1. Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon
If you love the smell of crushed blackberries with sweet mocha then getting a Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon (available on Bottle & Bottles Official Store) for your Christmas party would be a great idea. Taste wise, it is brimming with rich blackcurrant fruit and sour cherry flavours that would leave you wanting another glass. Packed in a set of three bottles, this is one of the best wines in Singapore that delivers in both quality and quantity.
Tasting notes: Medium-bodied with a soft velvety finish
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with desserts like cheesecakes and Christmas puddings
2. Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon
Hosting a casual house Christmas party this year? Then you might want to get some Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon (available on Pernold Ricard Official Store) to liven up the atmosphere! As one of the best Christmas wines in Singapore, the wine comes into contact with aged Irish whisky barrels, so there’s a hint of spiciness in the vino. You will be able to instantly smell the ground spices and leafy notes. Coming in a set of four bottles, this definitely makes a good gift for wine lovers too!
Tasting notes: Smooth with cassis and roasted nut flavours
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with a roasted rack of lamb
3. Brown Brothers Cienna
If you like the taste of summer berries in a glass, then you can consider getting the Brown Brothers Cienna (available on Shopee Supermarket) for your Christmas dinner. As one of the frontrunners on our list of best Christmas wines in Singapore, you’ll enjoy a nice mixture of natural acidity and fruity sweetness with every sip! It also has a nice ruby red colour which would definitely set the mood for Christmas.
Tasting notes: Rich and juicy with a hint of spice
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with roasted Christmas turkey or goose
Best white wines in Singapore for Christmas 2021
4. Tahuna Sauvignon Blanc
Christmas is meant to be a time to relax and unwind, so it goes without saying that white wines are a top choice for the best Christmas wines in Singapore because they are full of antioxidants which are said to reduce stress. Specifically, we suggest the Tahuna Sauvignon Blanc (available on Shopee Supermarket) which has ripe tropical and gooseberry flavours that will send your taste buds into a frenzy!
Tasting notes: Tropical taste with a zingy finish
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with seafood
5. Sula Chenin Blanc
If you like wines that are bursting with tropical fruits then the Sula Chenin Blanc (available on Shopee Supermarket) is one of the best cheap wines in Singapore that you should consider. With a mix of fruits like pineapples, green apples and pears you’ll definitely feel refreshed after a glass (or two) of this Christmas wine! Best served chilled, it also fits perfectly if you’re planning to have a Thai cuisine Christmas dinner.
Tasting notes: Strong fruity flavour
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with creamy curries, goat cheese and seafood
Best sparkling wines in Singapore for Christmas 2021
6. Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial
As one of the largest champagne houses in the world, wines from Moet & Chandon are definitely a favourite among wine lovers. In particular, we recommend the Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial (available on The Liquor Shop) for your upcoming Christmas party as it goes well with any spread. The best way to enjoy this wine in Singapore is with ice. Don’t frown at this idea just yet, because Moet & Chandon specifically designed this wine to be consumed this way. So, let loose this Christmas and indulge in this fresh and fun sensation!
Tasting notes: Bright fruitiness
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with poached salmon
7. Castellblanc Organic Brut Nature
There’s nothing not to love about a nice cold glass of sparkling wine like the Castellblanc Organic Brut Nature (available on Shopee Supermarket). Best served chilled, it is recommended that this wine is paired with pasta or seafood like shellfish, grilled octopus and scallops. Additionally, if you’re having roasted meat dishes for your Christmas dinner, they are said to be a good complement as well!
Tasting notes: Refreshing hints of fruitiness
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with seafood and pasta
8. Villa Sandi Brut Blanc de Blanc
Another contender for the best cheap sparkling wines in Singapore is the Villa Sandi Brut Blanc de Blanc (available on Shopee Supermarket). Made from a composition of Pinot and Chardonnay grapes from the Veneto region in Italy, this wine promises a fruity and floral serving — a perfect drink for your Christmas dinner. Additionally, its unique yet sleek bottle design also makes a great gift for your wine lover friends.
Tasting notes: Dry and fresh with hints of golden apples
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with light dishes like mac and cheese
9. La Gioiosa Treviso Brut
Having a relatively small serving of 200ml, the La Gioiosa Treviso Brut (available on Shopee Supermarket) makes for one of the best Christmas wines for your next house party. Made of fresh summer fruits, you’ll be surprised at how refreshing it is. With a flowery aroma and hints of small mountain flowers, you’re sure to enjoy the savoury yet juicy flavour that will leave you craving for more. Best served cold in a tall glass, they also add to the overall Christmas mood at the dinner table.
Tasting notes: Bold and slightly effervescent
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with steamed shellfish
Best sweet wines in Singapore for Christmas 2021
10. Cockburn’s Special Reserve
Having been around since 1969, the Cockburn’s Special Reserve (available on Malt & Wine Asia Official Store) has definitely been a top wine choice for the last few decades. Carefully selected for its richness and concentration from the finest vineyards, this Christmas wine is one of the best in Singapore. Made of luscious red berry flavours, Cockburn’s Special Reserve has a sweet taste of red cherry with hints of plum and strawberry.
Tasting notes: Sweet with a distinctive peppery finish
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with nutty or chocolate desserts
11. Whistling Duck Moscato
Like most Moscato wines, the Whistling Duck Moscato (available on Shopee Supermarket) has a fragrant aroma with a hint of fruitiness. But what makes the Whistling Duck Moscato one of the best cheap wines in Singapore is its ability to strike the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. Made with rose petals, peaches and passion fruits, you’ll love how the fruity flavours add a clean finishing touch to your meal.
Tasting notes: Natural sweetness and fruity aftertaste
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with appetizers and desserts
Best wines bundles in Singapore for Christmas 2021
Why stop at one bottle of wine when you can get them in a bundle? Not only are bundles more value-for-money and wallet-friendly, you’ll also get the best of many wine flavours — great for those hosting Christmas parties this year.
12. Noel Gifts Christmas Wine Hamper
If you can’t decide on a particular wine flavour, then maybe it’s a more worthy decision to indulge in a wine hamper like the Noel Gifts Christmas Wine Hamper (available on Noel Gifts Official Store). With four different favours, it will definitely be a great gift for wine lovers. This hamper includes some of the best Christmas wines in Singapore such as the Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon James Suckling and Amancaya Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Red that is said to help lower cholesterol levels.
Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon James Suckling
Tasting notes: Good concentration with a savoury fruity taste
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with minced pies
Amancaya Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Red
Tasting notes: Sleek with intense berries
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with fish or chicken
Wild & Wilder Unforgettable GSM Australian Red Wine
Tasting notes: Fruitiness with a hint of chocolate
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with beef or pork
13. Best Of France Varietals
We all have a wine flavour we prefer, so it can be hard to find a wine that accommodates as many taste buds as possible at a Christmas party. That’s when it’s good to have a wide selection available such as this Best Of France Varietals (available on Wines4You). Sucker for wines with the aromas of white flowers? Then try the Terres Secretes Les Preludes Pouilly Fuisse (available on Wines4You). Prefer something more densely fruited? Then the Nuitons Beaunois Hautes Côtes de Beaune (available on Wines4You) might be a better choice for you.
Terres Secretes Les Preludes Pouilly Fuisse
Tasting notes: Delicate and elegant
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with toasted seaweed
Nuitons Beaunois Hautes Côtes de Beaune
Tasting notes: Fruity flavour with tinges of nuts
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with spicy food
Chateau Saint Jean Merlot
Tasting notes: Balanced texture
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with meat like BBQ ribs
La Pommeraie de Brown
Tasting notes: Roasted-coffee notes along with hints of chocolate
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with ham
14. Best Of Australia Selection
The Best Of Australia Selection (available on Wines4You) is a great alternative of best Christmas wines especially if you love flavours from Down Under. From the Cranswick Estate Shiraz (available on Wines4You) which has fruity and spicy overtones to the Cranswick Sarus Barossa Shiraz (available on Wines4You) which has a more savoury taste, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect wine for that casual Christmas house party.
Selection 23 Chardonnay
Tasting notes: Cream texture that is crisp
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with butter chicken
Selection 23 Pinot Grigio
Tasting notes: Balanced mineral undertone with hints of citrus
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with salads
Cranswick Sarus Barossa Shiraz
Tasting notes: Savoury overtones that is fruit-focused
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with roasted lamb or goat
Cranswick Estate Shiraz
Tasting notes: Rich fruit flavour
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with chicken stews
15. Bonus: Four Pillars Australian Christmas Edition Gin
When it comes to choosing the best Christmas wines in Singapore, nothing quite beats the Four Pillars Australian Christmas Edition Gin (available on The Liquor Shop). Aged from a Muscat barrel that is over a hundred years old, this wine is sure to pack a punch and give you Christmas vibes all over. Additionally, it is made by distilling Christmas puddings with spices like cinnamon and star anise, making it a hot favourite among wine lovers!
Tasting notes: Sweet with a hint of cinnamon
Food and wine pairings: Best enjoyed with cheese and cured meat
Jazz up the year-end festivities with these best Christmas wines
There’s nothing quite as sophisticated a holiday drink as wine. Purchase your favourite Christmas wines at great prices when you shop during our 12.12 Birthday Sale! Need ideas for your Christmas menu? Try feasting on these best Christmas hams! If not, you can choose to dine in or order takeaways at these places that offer some of the most affordable Christmas dinners in Singapore. If you prefer other kinds of alcoholic beverages, then be sure to check out our list of yummy soju flavours and popular beer brands in Singapore. Don’t forget to snag some great alcohol delivery deals when you purchase them on Shopee Supermarket too!