Wine and Spirits enthusiasts around the world love St. Patrick’s Day, and so do we! For those of you trying to avoid the beer belly aftermath, stocking up on your favorite and festive St. Patrick’s Day wine is crucial for proper preparation during this holiday. That’s why we put together this list of our favorite green wines complete with our favorite St. Patrick’s Day wine drinks that will elevate your celebration to new levels!
Green Wine for St. Patrick’s Day
Wine lovers are always seeking opportunities to pop a bottle of their favorite wine. That’s why selecting green wine for St. Patrick’s Day is an exciting part of this holiday — it means more wine for you! To stick with the green theme of this holiday, consider trying one or both of our two favorite green wines.
Packaged in beautiful green bottles, gruner veltliner wines are light and fresh with tongue-tingling acidity and herbal notes. Pair with a hearty meal of green peas and shepherd’s pie for a mouth-watering St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Sauvignon Blanc pairs well with white meats such as turkey, pork chops and chicken. Quite literally, sauvignon blanc originates from the Bordeaux region of France as a green-skinned grape variety.
Saint Patrick’s Day Wine Pairing Ideas
Pair your favorite St. Patrick’s Day meal with a glass of complementary wine to mark the occasion. The sky’s the limit when it comes to choosing the best wines for March 17th.
Our top St. Patrick’s Day wine and food pairing ideas include:
- Beer and Cheddar Soup with sauvignon blanc
- Irish Beef Hand Pies with pinot noir
- Irish Lamb Stew with Bordeaux or cabernet sauvignon
- Simple Shepherd’s Pie with rosé, merlot or chardonnay
Creative St. Patrick’s Day Wine Drinks
For wine drinkers who also enjoy hosting a festive St Patrick’s day wine experience, these two specialty St. Patrick’s Day drinks will leave your guests pleasantly surprised.
1. Shamrock Sangria
Concocting this drink with green wine for upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebrations is quick and easy. Gather the following ingredients and follow the below instructions:
- One bottle of our lovely white Louis Jadot Macon-Villages Chardonnay
- 1 sliced lemon, lime and kiwi
- 2 green apples cut into wedges
- 1/3 cup of sugar
- Splash of lime juice
- 2 cups club soda or citrus seltzer
Instructions: Combine all fruit, lime juice, sugar and soda or seltzer into a serving pitcher or glass bowl. Let the mixture sit for four hours in your refrigerator, and then enjoy!
2. Shamrock Sparkles
To make this holiday-appropriate drink, you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 bottle of our sparkling wine or a bottle of white wine
- 12 ounces of our Midori Mellon Liquor
- Honeydew melon pieces
- Green rimming sugar to garnish
Instructions: Rub the top of each glass with melon and then add the green rimming sugar. Combine two ounces of the Midori Mellon Liquor with sparkling wine and garnish with your shamrock melon pieces!
How Marketview Liquor Can Help You With St. Patrick’s Day Wine
For your upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebration, browse our wide selection of wine and order online today! You can also sign up for our newsletter to receive weekly shipping offers on our wine.