Wine app Vivino shows you the top-rated wines for celebrating this New Year….

As  New Year approaches, the last thing you have time for is endless research on which wines to serve or drink. To save you time and money and help you […]

As  New Year approaches, the last thing you have time for is endless research on which wines to serve or drink. To save you time and money and help you choose the right wine, we’ve done all the hard work so you don’t have to.

Each of these wines has been tried and tested by Vivino’s 54 million users worldwide, drawing on hundreds of millions of unbiased, tell-it-like-it-is reviews and ratings, giving you the confidence that every wine on this list truly delivers!

Vivino uses a 5-star rating system, commonly used across user-generated websites and apps, popularised by companies such as Amazon, TripAdvisor and more.

Prosecco

TOP PICK
Castellore Organico Prosecco Extra Dry – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/castellore-organico-prosecco-extra-dry/w/8881437

Price: £7.49
Stockists: Aldi

In the words of Vivino user Pete E. “There are some good supermarket Proseccos around the £10 mark, but nothing beats Aldi for price. This eco-friendly fizz is smooth and soft, with hints of peaches and cream.”

La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé Millesimato – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/la-gioiosa-prosecco-rose-millesimato/w/8949980

Save £2 at Waitrose: Was £10.99 and now £8.99 until 2/1/2022

Price £8.99 – £11.00
Stockists: Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco

In the words of Vivino user G. Hoyt “Wow! The smell alone is half the score. What a pleasant smelling wine! Taste was delicious strawberry bubbles and fun times.”

Corvezzo Family Collection Organic Prosecco Millesimato – 3.9 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/corvezzo-family-collection-organic-prosecco-millesimato/w/9930520

Price: £14.00
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Mikko J. “Sweet, fruity, bubbly and green apple 🍏 on the nose 🥂.”

Corte Molino Prosecco Extra Dry – 3.8 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/corte-molino-prosecco-extra-dry/w/6779810

Price: £8.50
Stockists: Co-op

In the words of Vivino user Sam L. “Very reasonable from Co-op I don’t generally like prosecco (much more of a champagne fanboy)!, but this is delicious. Really lovely peach notes, good sharp yet buttery bite. Very, very pleasant sparkling wine and if you’re looking for a reasonably priced sparkling wine, this is probably one of the best cheaper fizzes I’ve ever had.”

Canti Prosecco Millesimato Rosé – 3.8 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/it-canti-prosecco-millesimato-rose/w/9029378

Price: £8.50
Stockists: Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Tanya T. “Bright and well balanced Prosecco with a hint of cherries, raspberries and a bit of strawberries. Fresh in taste.

Freixenet Prosecco N.V. – 3.7 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/freixenet-prosecco-prosecco/w/5609526

Save £3.50 at Sainsbury’s: Now £8.50 until 1/1/2022

Price: £8-£12 depending on stockist
Stockists: Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Paige R. “Love this! Zesty aromas and a beautiful combination of flavours of pear, peach, green apple, a bit of citrus and a touch of honey. Great balance, great fizz and a great Prosecco! Beautiful bottle too.

Champagne / Sparkling

TOP PICK
Bird in Hand Sparkling – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/bird-in-hand-sparkling/w/95138?year=2020&price_id=22596845

Recent winner at the Vivino Community Awards www.vivino.com/awardsuk, appearing at no. 8 in the Sparkling Wine under £30 category

Price £16.00
Stockists: Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Matt W. “Delicious. Excellent tight mousse. Delicate pink colour. Tastes like 40 quid Rosé Champagne but it’s less than half the price. Winner.

Taittinger Brut (Réserve) Champagne N.V. – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/taittinger-brut-reserve-champagne/w/1129619

25% off at Waitrose. Save £10 – now £28 until 2/1/2022
Price: £28
Stockists: Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Rolf E. “Violent wild bubbles, light yellow roundness and full of celebration. Enjoy the apricot honey ripe citrus and be happy.

Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut Champagne N.V. – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating


https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/moet-chandon-imperial-brut-champagne/w/1122095

Save £6 at Morrisons and Asda: Was £38 and now £32 until 1/1/2022

Price: £38
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons

In the words of Vivino user Robert E. “We blind tasted this along with Veuve and some others, and this Moët won! I enjoy the biscuit notes. Nice and dry. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!!

Prodiguer Crémant de Bourgogne Brut – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/prodiguer-cremant-de-bourgogne-brut/w/7703916

Price £14.00
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Steven P. “Really nice Crémant, light and refreshing. A great alternative if you don’t have the cash for a bottle of champagne and better than quite a few cheap champagnes.

Chapel Down Classic Brut (Non Vintage) N.V. – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/the-chapel-down-winery-classic-brut-non-vintage/w/5545059?price_id=24504291

#10 in VCAs Sparkling under £30

Price £27
Stockists: Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user James M. “A lovely refreshing and zesty dry English sparkling. Lemon and lime, hint of shortbread, long pleasant finish. Good for any occasion!

Delacourt Brut Champagne – 3.9 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/delacourt-brut-champagne/w/6372712

Price: £20
Stockists: M&S

In the words of Vivino user Russell B. “Good, clean, well balanced champagne at fantastic value. Crisp with good bubbles and acidity. Stony flint like minerality. Granny Smith green apples, but less sharp with pear and citrus.

Red

TOP PICK
Terre di Faiano Primitivo Organico Puglia – 4.2 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/terre-di-faiano-organic-primitivo/w/2710137?year=2019

Recent winner at the Vivino Community Awards www.vivino.com/awardsuk , appearing at no. 1 in the Top 10 Wines Under £9.99 category

Save 25% at Waitrose: Was £9.99 and now £7.49 until 2/1/2022

Price: £7.49
Stockists: Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Ben H. “Superb value. Wonderful deep red colour. Strong cherry aromas and a hint of earthy oak too. Cherry and dark black fruit fire away with more oak and a nice pepper finish. Bold & so very smooth.

Félix Solís Mucho Más – Black Edition N.V. – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/felix-solis-mucho-mas-black-edition-vino-de-mesa/w/9240299?price_id=24043211

Recent winner at the Vivino Community Awards www.vivino.com/awardsuk, appearing at no. 7 in the Top 10 Wines Under £9.99 category

Price: £7.50
Stockists: Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Trent F. “This, for the price is a steal!! Deep dark fruit and black olive, has a nice jam roundness that never becomes too overly sweet, very fruit forward with some subtle spice and some oregano from the Syrah grape. Smooth and velvety on the palate.

Grant Burge Barossa Ink Shiraz – 4.2 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/d-v-catena-malbec-malbec/w/68874

Recent winner at the Vivino Community Awards www.vivino.com/awardsuk, appearing at no. 9 in the Top 10 Wines Under £9.99 category

Price: £10
Stockists: Tesco

In the words of Vivino user GBJ. “What a ripper. Ink by name. Ink by nature. Dark purple full bodied shiraz to enjoy now or in 3-5 years. Don’t be afraid. This is a seriously good shiraz from the Barossa with smooth tannins.

D.V. Catena Malbec – 4.3 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/d-v-catena-malbec-malbec/w/68874

Price: £12
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Paul B.“Full bodied. Fruity. Lots of dark cherry and blackberry. Hints of vanilla. Smooth with a long finish. Beautiful.

Tenuta Santodeno Sangiovese Appassimento – 4.3 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/tenuta-santodeno-sangiovese-appassimento/w/6909902

Price: £10
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Calum M.“Black cherry and vanilla. Unbelievably smooth and great value for £10 in Sainsbury’s. Will be taking what’s left on the shelves next visit!

Diablo Dark Red – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating


https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/diablo-maule-valley-dark-red/w/6123450

Price: £10
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda

In the words of Vivino user Amy M.“Mouthwatering Chilean wine! Rich dark fruits, blackberries, a touch of ripeness and acidity then a soft smooth lingering finish. Honestly this wine tastes 10x more expensive than it is.

White

TOP PICK
Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/villa-maria-auckland-private-bin-sauvignon-blanc/w/39034

Price: £10
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Ian R. “Fresh and crisp. Peach and tropical fruit on the nose. Green apple, passion fruit and citrus on the palate. Light, not too alcoholic. Great wine at great price!

D.V. Catena Chardonnay – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/d-v-catena-chardonnay-chardonnay/w/68924

Price: £10 – £12
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Artur L.“Simply impressive. Softer and sweeter than other Chardonnays. On the nose fresh hay, peach and apricot. On the palate delicate citrus, honey and pineapple. Amazing quality.

Rocca Murer Pinot Grigio – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/rocca-murer-pinot-grigio/w/5594906

Price: £6
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Travis S. “Peach and crisp yellow apples. Refreshing with a light alcohol. Beautifully balanced with a wine that keeps you wanting more. Love it.

The Ned Pinot Grigio – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/the-ned-pinot-grigio/w/3297956

Price: £10
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Michelle H. “Wow this was a surprise but what a great surprise. Pink-ish colour white wine with red fruits, oak, vanilla and spice. Tasting profile matches the aroma. Really great NZ offering & much more complex than I would expect a Pinot Grigio to be.

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating


https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/brancott-estate-sauvignon-blanc/w/89188

Price: £9.50
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Asda

In the words of Vivino user Claire E. “Exceptional quality and exceptional affordability. This Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is delightfully crisp and bursting with juicy tropical fruit flavours.

Plaimont Côtes de Gascogne Colombard – Sauvignon Blanc – 3.9 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/union-de-producteurs-plaimont-cotes-de-gascogne-colombard-sauvignon-blanc-i0bd1/w/6467091

Price: £8
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Tony B. “Very pleasant dry white from Sainsbury’s. Flavours of crisp apple and pear, a good citrus zing (grapefruit) and a dash of melon give this a great taste.

Rosé

TOP PICK
Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/bird-in-hand-pinot-rose/w/95150

Save 25% at Waitrose: Was £13.99 and now £9.99 until 2/1/2022

Price: £9.99 – £10.50
Stockists: Sainsbury’s, Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Bryony W. “I’m slightly obsessed. A grown up rosé, a smooth operator. Nose : raspberry, rhubarb Palate : dry, high acidity, cherry, raspberry, rhubarb, citrus. Super creamy, yeast-y, biscuit finish.

Domaine de Buganay: Esprit de Buganay Côtes de Provence Rosé
– 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/fr-domaine-de-buganay-esprit-de-buganay-cotes-de-provence-rose/w/1275572

Save 25% at Waitrose: Was £13.49 and now £8.99 until 2/1/2022

Price: £8.99
Stockists: Waitrose

In the words of Vivino user Will E. “Loved this. Everything a rose should be. We drank a good few bottles without food and each one tasted better than the last.

Château Gassier Baron Gassier Cuvée Élégance Rosé – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/chateau-gassier-baron-gassier-cuvee-elegance-rose/w/4420150

Price: £13
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Jamie H. “Perfect and delightful – all the notes are spot on. strawberry cream . As a wine enthusiast but not having a great knowledge of it I find this a nice afternoon drink – light but with a little bit of punch to see you into the evening and perfect for getting quietly tipsy. Highly recommend!!

Mirabeau Etoile Provence Rosé – 4.2 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/mirabeau-etoile-provence-rose/w/5296787

Recent winner at the Vivino Community Awards, appearing at no. 2 in the Top Rosé Wines under £20 category

Price: £15
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Grapefan. “Very pale in the glass. Plenty fruit and a lovely texture with a slightly spicy finish. A long finish. A polished quality rose. Definitely 4 stars and worth the money.

Les Caillottes Sancerre Rosé – 4.1 / 5 Vivino Star Rating
https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/les-caillottes-sancerre-rose/w/1156250

Price: £11
Stockists: Sainsbury’s

In the words of Vivino user Matt F. “Excellent Sancerre. Very easy to drink, subtle citrus and earthy flavours and at the lower end of supermarket priced Sancerre wines. Would definitely buy again!

Miraval Cotes De Provence Rosé – 4.0 / 5 Vivino Star Rating


https://www.vivino.com/GB/en/miraval-cotes-de-provence-rose/w/2638097

Price: £15 – £19
Stockists: Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco

In the words of Vivino user Matt F. “Excellent Sancerre. Very easy to drink, subtle citrus and earthy flavours and at the lower end of supermarket priced Sancerre wines. Would definitely buy again!

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