Michel Chiarlo Winery, Piedmont, Italy. Image courtesy of winery
This Father’s Day is very special. With the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, and family gatherings back on the calendar, June 20th is the time to soak up the warmth of the summer sun and the family camaraderie we missed. Enhance your Father’s Day celebration with the perfect wine. Choose from these classic big reds from Napa or Italy and pair it with what Dad really wants – your company gift.
For a dad who loves huge California reds:
Sequoia Grove Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (SRP: $ 49.99) – For every father who doesn’t touch a U.S.-produced wine, there’s a local wine enthusiast. The fine tannins of this wine are a symbol of classic Napa cabins. The grapes are sourced from the vineyards of Sequoia Grove and Tonella Estate in Rutherford. If your dad considered himself a “California wine arrogant,” his vault wouldn’t be complete without this bottle.
For dad outdoors:
Piserno Insulio 2018 real estate (SRP: $ 44.99) – Some parents can’t get enough of the great outdoors and are always planning their next adventure in nature. If you remember camping trips or long weekends visiting the national parks, this is the perfect wine for dad to bring to your next barbecue, picnic, or picnic. Serve slightly chilled, use grilled meats or stock mixes and a prepacked lunch.
About the father of the Italian husband:
Real Estate Silvio Nardi Brunello di Montalcino 2015 (SRP: $ 74.99) – If you marry an Italian family, you know the value of stellar and red wine at dinner time. Dazzle your father-in-law with this powerful Tuscan fragrance, made entirely from Sangiovese grapes. A lifetime of wine of great depth and sophistication, it pairs well with thick porterhouse steak or rich fish such as sturgeon or grouper.
For the eco-friendly father:
Saint Francis Sonoma County Old Vines Zenfandel 2018 (SRP: $ 22.99) – Is your dad someone who cares so hard to ensure that the products they consume are created with the environment in mind? If so, he’ll love this spicy and juicy Saint Francis Zinfandel, a winery that prides itself on its green winemaking practices. St.Francis makes extensive use of solar installations around its vineyards and has implemented an extensive system of water recycling.
For the dad who cooks (or just loves food):
Michel Chiarlo Tortoniano Barolo 2014 (SRP: $ 59.99) – Parolo shines best when paired with food. If your dad is a foodie or a family chef, this Piedmontese wine is a must-try. Layered aromas unfold gradually, so be sure to open the bottle before dinner and savor while cooking and biting into appetizers, well-matured cheeses and delicious Italian are preferred Cured meat.
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