Ready to ring in the New Year with a bottle of bubbly? We’ve selected five sparkling wine options perfect to bring for any holiday gathering. And as always, every wine featured on our list is from a Texan winery! Sparkling wine not your first choice to celebrate? No need to worry, we’ve got you covered too with our 2019 GO TEXAN Blue Ribbon Winners.
Messina Hof (Blue Ribbon Winner) offers a variety of sparkling wine, from classic Sparkling Moscato ($18.99/bottle) to Sparkling Almond Wine ($25/bottle)
-Texas Sparkling Moscato
-Texas Sparkling Rosé
-Texas Sparkling Almond Wine
-Texas Sparkling Brut
McPherson Cellars (Blue Ribbon Winner) offers a Sparkling Chenin Blanc, starting at $28 a bottle.
From the High Plains of West Texas, Burklee Hill Vineyards offers a $28/bottle BHV Sparkling wine.
Grape Creek Vineyards offers a discount to Wine Club Members, including their Heath Sparkling Wines, like the 2015 Adoration (regularly priced at $49.41)
Add some sparkle to your celebrations with Whistling Duck Winery’s Texas Sparkler for $25/bottle!
Twelve Blue Ribbon wines were selected blindly by a panel of sommeliers from a pool of more than 100 entries. Each year, the State Fair Wine Garden features all ribbon-winning wines throughout the 24 days of the Fair. The wines represent 11 different wineries and the best Texas has to offer, with a mix of reds, whites, and sparkling.
GO TEXAN Blue Ribbon Winners
BENDING BRANCH WINERY : Texas Tannat® | Red | 2017
CASSARO WINERY AND VINEYARD : Avante Rose | Rose | 2017
C. L. BUTAUD : Rose’ | Rose | 2018
FARMHOUSE VINEYARD : West Texas Sweet | White | 2017
HAAK VINEYARDS AND WINERY : Amorcito Sweet Red | Red | 2017
HAAK VINEYARDS AND WINERY : Semi Dry Blanc du Bois | White | 2018
KIEPERSOL : Flight | Rose
MCPHERSON CELLARS : Verde Verde | White | NV
MESSINA HOFF WINERY : Sangiovese | Red | 2017
PEDERNALES CELLARS : GSM Mélange | Red | 2017
SPIRIT OF TEXAS WINERY : Welcome Texas High Plains | White | 2018
WHITE FOX VINEYARD : Texas Red | Red | NV