Confused about which wine to drink at Christmas? Sainsbury"s unveil first ever bottle made for festive meal

Confused about which wine to drink at Christmas Sainsbury”s unveil first ever bottle made for festive meal

If you”re not sure about which wine to drink at Christmas, you”re not alone.

New research shows that 39 per cent of Brits are confused about whether they should drink red or white wine with their turkey dinner.

Sainsbury”s have come up with a solution – have both.

Sainsbury

Sainsbury”s has developed two ‘Christmas turkey wines’ to specifically match the flavours found in the typical Christmasdinner

The supermarket chain has developed two ‘Christmas turkey wines’ to specifically match the flavours found in the typical Christmasdinner.

Developed over a period of three months a winemaking team tasted 40 different styles of wine with a traditional British Christmas dinner to find the optimum pairing.

After months of sampling, the team developed two wines – one white, one red – that balance the different flavours of white and dark meat perfectly.

Wine Rioja

Tasty tipple: For those who prefer a chilled white, Viedos Barrihuelo Rioja Blanco is a fresh and elegant, left, but for red wine fanatics, Taste the Difference Viedos Barrihuelo Rioja Crianza is spicy and smooth

The 8.99 bottles are on promotion, down to 5.99 until January 3rd.

Red wine fanatics can enjoy Taste the Difference Viedos Barrihuelo Rioja Crianza.

For those who prefer a chilled white, Viedos Barrihuelo Rioja Blanco is fresh with a hint of citrus fruit.

Sainsbury’s winemaker Lucy Clements said, “Our research shows that people are confused about whether to drink red or white wine with their Christmas dinner, when in fact there is no right or wrong answer – it’s all about personal preference.

“What does make a difference however is the flavour profile of the wine and this is more important to get right than the colour.

“That’s why we have created two wines designed especially for Christmas dinner – all you have to do is decide whether you prefer red or white – or both!”