There is a wine for everyone out there, and if you haven’t found yours yet, maybe you need to look to the stars. Taking inspiration from your birthday could be the missing piece to refining your palate when it comes to fermented grapes. Sample a few of these to see if you can discover your new favorite blend.
Aquarius, Gemini and Libra, these grapes are for you! The light and airiness of these signs will translate well into bubbly and bright wines. Reach for the Champagne and sparkling wine. Lighter wines like Rieslings or Moscato are also great pairings for these go with the flow types. Even a dry Rose would be a good change up for a social gathering filled with your air sign friends. Pop the bubbly and get mingling!
Aries, Leo and Sagittarius and known for their fiery and passionate natures. They have big ideas and even bigger ways to achieve them. These fire signs are looking for a bold wine with spicy flavors, something a little more unexpected than your traditional grape. A nice bold Shiraz or Zinfandel would be good picks for these personalities. Finding a spicy sweet Cabernet Sauvignon will keep these fiery signs on their toes and their taste buds continually guessing.
Grounded and down to earth signs – Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn, keep calm and drink on. These signs are very connected to the land, are levelheaded and reliable. Pinot Noir with its medium bodied, dry earthy notes would be a perfect pairing for these signs. Merlots are also a great choice, especially since they usually carry hints of vanilla, cocoa and bold earthy fruits. These smooth wines will pair masterfully with the cool calm and collected vibe of earth signs.
Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, we haven’t forgotten about you! Tranquil and very in tune with emotions and feelings, these complex signs need complex and unique wine. Creativity and imagination will keep these signs engaged and present. The full and intricate flavors of a Malbec will be your best wine friend that will keep you pouring for more. If you prefer whites, Chardonnay is a wine that can vary from bottle to bottle depending on what type you reach for. From the vanilla and buttery varieties to the sweet and crisp fruit flavored kinds, no two bottles are alike. Unique and passionate just like these water signs, still waters run deep.
The next time you are stumped for what wine to bring to a party or which wine to serve at dinner, look to the stars for answers. They will guide you in your search for that perfect bottle. Start out with a few of these and see where your palate takes you – you might be in for a surprise!