As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s time to celebrate the incredible women who fill our lives with love, wisdom, and warmth. While flowers and chocolates are always appreciated, why not elevate your gift-giving game this year with something truly special? Imagine the smile on her face as she gets to open a carefully selected bottle of wine, perhaps her favorite Pinot Noir or a sparkling Prosecco? A toast to her, on her special day if you will. Wine isn’t just a beverage; it’s a symbol of relaxation, indulgence, and shared moments with loved ones. Pair that bottle with a personalized wine glass or a beautiful wine decanter to enhance her wine-drinking experience. Whether she’s a connoisseur or simply enjoys a casual sip, the gesture will absolutely make her feel loved and appreciated. This Mother’s Day, let’s raise a glass to all the remarkable mothers out there, thanking them for their endless love and unwavering support. Cheers to you, Mom!

Bubbly & Bright- Some mom’s celebrate with bubbly as often as possible, give her something she will cherish, the way you cherish her! 

Giesen 0% Sparkling Brut– A light and playful wine for mom’s who don’t want the booze but want the celebratory feeling. This wine is so refreshing with citrus, stone fruit, and flowers with the alcohol gently removed. It’s great on its own but also makes amazing mock-tails. Add some thyme syrup and lemon juice and you have yourself a French 75 inspired 0% mock-tail. $19.99

Dutcher Crossing Grace Reserve Brut Rosé–  Made in the classic style with Pinot Noir grapes from their estate vineyard in the Russian River Valley of California. This wine is dusty rose color with fresh baked bread, apples, and lemon and lively bubbles. It’s effervescent and absolutely delicious and can easily be gifted with a set of glassware or even a wheel of brie! $59.00

Valdo Prosecco Marca Oro Brut & Rosé-  Valdo is always a favorite and a classic for mom’s who love Prosecco. The Marco Oro Brut made from Glera grapes, spends 3 months in Charmat processing and has beautiful notes of apple and is the perfect aperitif for mom to toast to her! It’s lovely and slightly fruity while the Marca Oro Rosé is stylish and made from Glera and Pinot Noir. It’s beautifully fruity, soft, pink, and harmonious with its red fruit to minerality notes. $14.99-$17.99


Wonderful Whites and Rosé All Day OptionsSome mom’s prefer whites and rosé, especially this time of year! 

2019 Moraga Bel Air-  A true luxury wine for mom from one of the most unique wine estates in California! Located at a decent elevation of 550-900 feet in the Santa Monica Mountains in the Los Angeles community of Bel Air. It’s quite amazing and is a famed house turned winery estate now, producing some high quality wines. This white is full of white peach, nectarine, and stone fruit with elegance and minerality. Some exotic fruit lingers on the nose very much from the Sauvignon Blanc. This is a really luxurious wine which will celebrate her high end lifestyle! $92

2021 Dutcher Crossing Riesling Honestly one of my favorite wines by this winery, this Riesling is everything you could possibly want and over delivers. It’s full of honey, stone fruit, lemon, and green jolly ranchers (super fun winery note). It’s floral forward yet sweet and also has bright acidity making it very playful and perfect for daytime sipping and evening appetizers. It’s one that will win mom’s heart, I guarantee! $40

2021 Etude Pinot Noir Rosé A gorgeous cooler climate rosé from Carneros at Grace Benoist Ranch. I love Etude wines as many of you all know, they always end up in my wine suggestions because they are so consistent yet not “mass produced” tasting. Vibrant flavors, fresh aromatics, and bright fruit make this wine really attractive and incredible while the lingering finish is purely addicting. This is a fun wine for Mother’s Day brunch. bbq, and sushi and is one mom will really appreciate. $40


Mama Loves Her Reds! – Some mom’s just love their reds, and here are some enticing and delicious red options for her!

2020 Antigal Winery Estste, 1 Uno Malbec- A good Malbec is always a great choice! This winery was named New World Winery of The Year 23′ and for good reason, this wine is stunning! This one is full of plums, strawberry, blackberry, and hints of violet and vanilla. This wine is silky smooth with great acidity and a long beautiful finish, with some minerality weaving in and out. It’s ideal for any mom who loves smooth red wines with nice balance between spice and fruit, and can easily be paired with red meats, cheese boards, and tapas. $16.99

2020 Vale Do Bomfim DOC Douro Red- A gorgeous red from the Symington Family in Northern Portugal. It’s a fruit driven red wine with medium structure and aged 6 months in oak. Aromas of bright cherry and floral notes captivate your senses while blackberry and black pepper take over the palate leading to a smooth, delicious, and seductive finish. It’s an incredibly smooth wine and one mom would absolutely enjoy with a nice steak, or even some appetizers! $14.99

2022 Lyric Pinot Noir- A really delicious, easy to drink, and approachable Pinot Noir from Monterey County with a devotion to elegance and terroir. Diana Roberts, Winemaker offers a great pinot with a silky mouthfeel and an “everyday drinking” feel. It’s full of fine tannins, strawberry, fresh raspberry’s and nice acidity. Some oak is present but it’s very well balanced and pairs nice with tomato based dishes, meats, cheese boards, and grilled dishes. $18.99

2021 Domaine Bousquet Danaus Red WineMade with organic grapes and a blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha Tinta, and Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s quite a wine, and one mom will really enjoy especially with  smoked flank steak (see my Instagram for recipe), cured meats, Spanish cheeses, and other traditional Spanish Tapas. It’s fruity and bold with layers of complexity, medium body, and smooth tannins. It’s a great wine with structure and freshness and can be easily enjoyed by everyone! $12.99



Italian Bundle- Sometimes a bundle of wine is better than 1 bottle! Here’s a fun set to let mom take a “tasting tour” of Italy!

Ferrari Brut Rose A stunning Sparkling Trentodoc from one of my favorite producers in Italy! A well-known sparkling wine from Northern Italy, this Brut Rosé is remarkable with hints of wild currants, strawberries, minerality, and Jasmin flowers which are in the growing area. It spend 20 months on the lees and is full of complexity, acidity, and delicious fruit. Made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it’s aromatic and delicate with red fruit that can easily pair with seafood, tomatoes, and risotto! $41.99

2019 Frescobaldi Tenuta Perano Chianti Classico Riserva- Mom always deserves a Chianti especially from the Classico area. These vineyards are at 500m above sea level so we have some nice elevation which produces elegance and layers in this wine. This wine is made from carefully selected grapes from unique and extraordinary land, and has been aged 24 months in oak. It’s bold and complex with dry, savory, and peppery notes. Nice tannins and berry notes the linger through the beautiful finish. I love this in a set so mom can truly have an Italian sipping experience!  $32.99

2022 Lovatelli Monferrato DOC Nebbiolo- This wine is Italian but also Kosher too! Located in the hills of Piedmont known for its moderate elevations, mild climate, and sea breezes. It’s a wine full of dried fruit, floral notes, and hints of sweet spice. It has ripe fruit, nice tannins, and a savoriness thats balanced by fruit and spice. It’s a truly delicious, rustic, and wonderful Italian wine! $24.99


Argentinian Duo- Mom’s who love to grill and enjoy farm to table… these are great wines to pair! 

2022 Domaine Bousquet Cameleon Chardonnay Made with organic grapes, from a fourth generation winemaking family, Domaine Bousquet. It’s bright yellow with notes of peaches, apples, and medium body with a long lasting fruitiness. It’s an un-oaked chardonnay age wise but does spend a little time in French Oak contact wise to give it a bit of power and structure. $14.99

2021 Domaine Bousquet Cameleon Cabernet Sauvignon– Made with organic Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec grapes with 6-8 months of French Oak contact. It’s a deep wine, full of rips fruit and layers of spice intertwined. Savory tannins make it a fun wine with food and one mom will love with some grilled meats, savory dishes such as short ribs, or even Korean bbq! It has nice fruit forward notes fun of blackberry, currants, and bright acidity. It’s a perfect wine for a duo set like this and would make Mom smile! $19.99


Kosher Favorites- Kosher wines are not just for the holidays and in fact, most are stunningly beautiful and I drink them all the time!

2022 Herzog Lineage Rosé From Clarksburg, California this bright and fruity rosé is just gorgeous for summer. It’s refreshing and full of strawberries, red berries, ripe fruit, and hints of flowers. On the palate the acidity is fresh and has an earthiness with hints of thyme and tarragon. Tart cherry in the finish and so pair-able with mom’s favorite foods like cheese boards, salmon, sushi, and Mediterranean fare! $17.99

2021 Carmel Black Cabernet Sauvignon- An Israeli wine that always winds up in my favorites due to its juicy fruit, richness, and big body. This winery is well-known for decades of artistry and innovation and this wine is true sophistication and absolutely delicious. $29.99

This I realize is a long list of absolutely incredible wines so the choices this year are very hard. Always remember that spending time with your Mom is what matters and no matter what you get her, quality time is what she values most; and a nice bottle!

Always remember, eat what you like and drink what you love. Please pair responsibly!