Knowing which wine to bring to your holiday parties can be a tough nut to crack. While you're looking for something that everyone will enjoy, you also want to flex your sommelier muscles and wow wine lovers.

Villa Maria has been making some of New Zealand's most highly awarded wines for 60 years. Through its pioneering spirit and utmost care and attention, they have created an exquisite collection of cool climate sauvignon blancs from the world-renowned Marlborough region.

But this isn't just any old sauvignon blanc. Known for its industry-changing ethos, Villa Maria has carved out a reputation for crafting some of the finest expressions, with fresh acidity and intense flavours that leap right out of the glass.

New Zealand's Marlborough terroir where Villa Maria's wine grapes are grown

From their Reserve Wairau Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough's largest and warmest Valley region to consistently well-balanced expressions that helped put Villa Maria on the map, there's a bottle that you and your hosts are sure to love.

Plus, Villa Maria's extensive range of critically regarded sauvignon blancs have pairability at their core, making decisions about what to serve with sharing platters and mains a breeze this season.

Find all of these wines at your favourite LCBO

Villa Maria Reserve Wairau Sauvignon Blanc

This classic sauvignon blanc is made using grapes grown in prized vineyards throughout the Wairau Valley. Expect powerful passionfruit and herbaceous notes initially, followed by  an explosively tropical palate and a textural layered finish.

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc

An iconic wine from Marlborough's dynamic landscape, Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc is pale in colour but intense in flavour. Unleash the essence of New Zealand's top wine region as you unscrew the cap — vibrant flavours of passionfruit and keffir lime make for some memorable sipping.

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Wine lovers will adore the Villa Maria Cellar Selection, a collection of special expressions in which winemakers really turn up the volume. Intense herby flavours give way to zesty grapefruit and rock melon in this bright, complex and texturally intense sauvignon blanc. Enjoy young. 

Raise a glass of Villa Maria this holiday, or to celebrate any occasion that deserves a rich and vibrant moment. Head to to learn more.