We never need an excuse to drink another glass of wine. But in case you do, it turns out there’s a glass for every occasion! Check out our full list of National, International, and even Global wine holidays, celebrating your favorite drink!
February 18, National Drink Wine Day
As if you need another excuse to drink wine! But it turns out, we’re not the only ones who think the long winter days after the holidays could use some cheering up! February 18 is National Drink Wine Day, so kick back and enjoy a glass on this wine-related holiday!
February 27, Open That Bottle Night (last Saturday of February)
You’ve held on to that bottle long enough! The time has finally come to pop open those bottles of wine you’ve patiently been aging so call up your closest friends and enjoy.
March 3, National Mulled Wine Day
Mulled wine is traditionally a holiday drink, and celebrating national mulled wine day in March is a great way to keep the holiday cheer going a while longer.
March 21, Vermouth Day
This aromatic, rich red wine is responsible for cocktails like Martinis, Manhattans, and Negronis. Vermouth is an underrated wine that deserves the same popularity as spirits such as gin and vodka. Today, show this red wines some love and grab a bottle of Vermouth. Mis it up or drink it as is, your sure to fall in love with its sweet and powerful flavor and intense floral notes.
April 17, International Malbec Day
Malbec is a wine found in Argentina, and we celebrate Malbec Day worldwide, to commemorate the day the president of Argentina made it his mission to transform the country’s wine industry.
April 24, Sauvignon Blanc Day
Celebrate National Sauvignon Blanc day in April with #sauvblancday on your social media platform, and live the high life with a great glass of your favorite white wine.
May 9, National Moscato Day
Moscato, also known as Muscat, in Italy, is one of the oldest known grape varieties in the world. Moscato wine has a variety of sparkling, dessert, and floral wines. Moscato is the third most popular white wine consumed within the US, so on May 9th, when you raise a glass, you’re in good company!
May 17, Pinot Grigio Day
Pinot Grigio is like a lot of people I know! It does well and compliments a variety of flavors but it’s just as good on its own, too. All around the world, Pinot Grigio is respected as one of the most versatile wines and it definitely deserves its own day. This Pinot Grigio Day, cook up your favorite meal without worrying about the proper pairing because Pinot Grigio is sure to take it to the next level.
May 25, National Wine Day
Didn’t get enough of a reason to drink an extra glass back in February? National Wine Day is a great way to kick off the summer, no matter which wine is your favorite!
May 27, National Chardonnay Day
California is famous for its Chardonnay. National Chardonnay day falls on the Thursday before Memorial Day, which means you know you’re starting your summer off right!
June 11, National Rosé Day
June is for long days outside, and picnics in the park. It’s also a great time of year for some bright, fruity Rose. Crack open a fruity, sweet bottle of Rose for National Rose day!
July 25, Wine and Cheese Day
This quote by M.F.K.Fisher sums up what this day is all about!
Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and the moon, or good people and noble ventures.
August 4, National White Wine Day
White wine isn’t for everyone, but National White Wine day is the perfect wine holiday to experiment with top brands and find the white wine that perfectly suits your taste.
August 18, National Pinot Noir Day
Pinot Noir is a top wine around the world, thanks to its high acidity and low tannins. Celebrate National Pinot Noir Day with a fantastic meal paired with the perfect glass of wine.
September 3, International Cabernet Day
Cabernet has a rich history and even richer flavor. Every year, around the world, we celebrate this versatile wine variety the Thursday before Labor Day. It’s a great wine-related holiday to close out your summer festivities!
September 11, International Grenache Day
If you’ve never had Grenache, this September is as good a reason to try it as any! Grenache is a popular red wine that grows in hot and dry conditions. The Grenache Association in France is dedicated to bringing awareness to one of the most widely planted red wine grape varieties in the world. They even have annual symposiums and masterclasses on these unique grapes!
October 15 – Champagne Day
Who doesn’t love a bit of bubbly? Live the lap of luxury for the day, and enjoy a glass of champagne to celebrate the arrival of fall colors, the harvest, and all those great fall flavors!
November 7, International Merlot Day
Merlot is one of the most popular wines in the US, and around the world. This November, enjoy an extra glass for International Merlot Day!
November 17, National Zinfandel Day
November is the best month for red wine lovers, with National Zinfandel Day! Enjoy a great meal and a bottle with friends to celebrate. Zinfandel pairs well with almost everything!
December 4, Cabernet Franc Day
Cabernet Franc is believed to have been established in the Libournais region of southwest France. As one of the major black grape varieties in the world, it has blessed our palates with red wine staples such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux-style Merlot. Revel in the spirit of the holidays with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon.
No matter your taste, chances are there’s a day for your favorite glass of wine. If you’re a wine-lover, there’s no shortage of perfect days to kick back with a great bottle of something special. Celebrate with friends, on your own, or through social media, and join in the fun.