We love a glass of wine, and it’s even better when it’s the perfect match for your Zodiac sign and just in time for the spring equinox, and the renewal of the Zodiac calendar, we’re giving you a little food (or drink) for thought.
Did you know that Virgos are the most celebratory of the zodiacs, with three quarters (75 per cent) claiming they say “woo” when they open a bottle of sparkling, followed by Pisces?
Here are a few more fun facts when it comes to Zodiac signs and their social calendars.
- Pisces are the most superstitious when it comes to celebrations, with more than half (60 per cent) claiming they have a cheersing ritual, followed by Aquarius.
- Aries drink rosé more than any other sign, followed by Cancer and Libra.
- Leos and Scorpios are the biggest red wine lovers, with more than half (52 per cent, respectively) claiming it’s their wine of choice.
- Among Scorpios, the most popular red wines are Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, while Leos prefer Cabernet Sauvignon and Red Blends.
- Capricorns prefer white wine more than their fellow signs, with more than one-third (39 per cent) claiming it’s their varietal of choice, followed by Taurus and Sagittarius.
- Aquarians prefer sparkling wine more than any other sign with one in five claiming it’s their varietal of choice followed by Capricorns and Gemini. Out of sparklings, Aquarius’ claim to prefer Sparkling Rosé as their top varietal.
- Geminis love their mimosas, claiming to enjoy them the most, followed by Scorpios.
- On the other hand, Aquarius’ claim to love their bellinis more than any other zodiac.
- Geminis are the biggest sangria drinkers followed by Pisces.
- Capricorns are the biggest mulled wine drinkers, followed by Sagittarius.
Whether you’re a social butterfly Gemini or a harmony-seeking Libra, if you’re looking to meet your match when it comes to the best wine for your zodiac sign, we’ve got your perfect sip. And, even better, we’ve picked out a broad price range of bottles, with many from right here in Canada – but we can’t forget our Italian Prosecco!
The sign: ARIES
Aries are fierce, bold, ambitious and know what they want. To match their vivacious personality, we’ve got the Ruffino Prosecco Rosé. This gorgeous prosecco rosé is light pink with approachable notes of strawberry, rose petals, red berries and peach, while a refreshingly crisp finish caps the medium-bodied and flavourful palate.
The wine: Ruffino Prosecco Rose $19.95
The sign: TAURUS
Taureans are as grounded as can be. Sure, they work hard, but they take care a little harder. Le Clos Jordanne Jordan Village 2019 Pinot Noir is made for Taureans. Its plummy, anise-scented amalgam of floral red and black raspberry perfumes layered with whiffs of woodsmoke are bound to be enjoyed most by earthy Taureans.
The wine: Le Clos Jordanne Village 2019 Pinot Noir $29.95
The sign: GEMINI
Geminis are insatiable social butterflies who are charismatic and curious. When they’re ready to take a break, Wallaroo Trail – 2 Origins Cabernet Sauvignon is here to complement Gemini’s dual nature with a blend of international and domestic grapes. Combining berry and spice flavours, this bottle is perfect for your next sangria or to be enjoyed as is—the options are endless!
The wine: Wallaroo Trail – 2 Origins Cabernet Sauvignon $13.95
The sign: CANCER
Cancers lead with their hearts and are natural caregivers. What better than an oaky-centred Jackson-Triggs Reserve CS Chardonnay VQA for this heavy-cored zodiac? Aged in French oak for four months to develop creaminess and comforting vanilla notes balanced with citrus and tropical flavours, this wine is a testament that good things take time—Cancers get it.
The wine: Jackson-Triggs Reserve CS Chardonnay VQA $14.95
The sign: LEO
Leos embrace their royal status within the celestial jungle. Ruled by the sun, they bring a flair for theatrics and drama to their every ambition—they were made for the spotlight. A wine as bold as a Leo, Vintage Ink CDA Rebel Red VQA combines a sweet fruity edge with round tannins to produce a rich wine: The perfect complement to a Leo’s big personality.
The wine: Vintage Ink CDA Rebel Red VQA $18.95
The sign: VIRGO
Virgos are process-driven, systematic and organized. If you have a situation, they have a solution. Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve ENTOURAGE Sparkling finished with Icewine combines notes of apricots, peaches, nectarines, lemon rind, mandarins, quince and underlying brioche. There’s no better wine for a Virgo than one that honours process and craft.
The wine: 2017 Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve ENTOURAGE Sparkling, $34.95
The sign: LIBRA
Libras are all about the perfect balance and strive for harmony in all aspects of life. Highly diplomatic, Libras have an appreciation for creativity and self-expression. The wine for them? A balanced Inniskillin Reserve Pinot Gris. Its abundance of juicy stone fruit; peach, apple and delicate floral notes are complemented beautifully by bright citrus flavours that balance the full and rich palate and crisp acidity.
The wine: Inniskillin Reserve Pinot Gris $21.95
The sign: SCORPIO
A misunderstood sign, Scorpios may be mysterious and emotional, but they truly know what they want. Always ready with their next move, they focus on the future, planning ahead and working hard to achieve their goals. Inniskillin Discovery Series Cabernet Shiraz is made for a Scorpio’s enigmatic nature. Featuring layers of dark chocolate, black cherry and spice aromas, this bottle is the perfect pairing, delivering an extended finish and soft tannins.
The wine: Inniskillin Discovery Series Cabernet Shiraz $18.95
The sign: SAGITTARIUS
A Sagittarius is curious, open-minded and born to be free. Always ready to try new things, they crave new opportunities in searching for the true meaning of life. The Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve ENTOURAGE Sparkling Merlot brings a ‘shade of red’ to refined bubbles—the shakeup Sagittarians live for. This Sparkling Merlot exudes fruity vanilla and toasty notes with a refreshing, luxurious finish, perfect after a long day of adventure.
The wine: Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve ENTOURAGE Sparkling Merlot $36.95
The sign: CAPRICORN
Goal-oriented, ambitious and hardworking, Capricorns are your go-to when you need to get something done. A Capricorn will always succeed in rising to a challenge. Just as well-rounded, the Inniskillin CS Late Autumn Riesling VQ has lovely upfront notes of citrus, pear, honey and delicate spice. Capricorns have a great sense of practicality all while being dedicated and masterful, from one of Canada’s oldest wineries, this wine is the perfect match.
The wine: Inniskillin CS Late Autumn Riesling VQ $15.95
The sign: AQUARIUS
Aquarians like to identify as unique, innovative and giving. The humanitarian of the star signs, all they want is to make the world a better place. This air sign is represented by the water bearer, making Saintly’s The Good Sparkling the ideal wine pairing for them. The Good Sparkling is full of bubbles and offers a clean, crisp palate with aromas of citrus, peach, pear and slight floral notes—all of the good stuff that will keep an Aquarian truly satisfied.
The wine: Saintly The Good Sparkling $18.95
The sign: PISCES
Pisces are the most intuitive and sensitive of all the star signs. They tend to put the needs of others before their own and are well-rounded friends and companions—they’re everyone’s go-to. Mirroring all things Pisces, the Bodacious Smooth Red, a spirited sophisticate, is a go-to red wine. Bold, rich and juicy, the Bodacious Smooth Red is a medium-bodied wine with aromas of blackberry and blackcurrant with fruit-forward flavours.
The wine: Bodacious Smooth Red. $11.95