The 5 Wines You Need This Bank Holiday Weekend

Brenda McCormick | Copywriter

The 5 Wines You Need This Bank Holiday Weekend

Whether you’re taking it easy, planning to have a summer party (no matter the weather!) or are heading off on a staycation, we have the 5 wines you need this bank holiday weekend. From some best-loved classics to a stunning bottle of fizz and a fantastic mixed case of top sellers that’s ideal for a summer gathering or a barbecue, here are our perfect picks for the August bank holiday. 

The Whale Watcher Sauvignon Blanc

Nelson, New Zealand

WAS €19.95 NOW €12.95 (Ends 07 August 2023. Customer quotas apply.)     

A perfect summer white from a small winemaker on New Zealand’s South Island. Aromatic and zesty with fresh fruits and basil notes, The Whale Watcher Sauvignon Blanc is also incredible value!


Marques de Caceras Reserva 

Rioja, Spain
WAS €24.95 NOW €15.95 (Ends 07 August 2023. Customer quotas apply.) 

A good Spanish red wine is a go-to for any occasion and this gem from the Rioja region will fit the bill nicely. Aged for 20 months in French oak barrels, it’s full of bramble fruits and soft toasted notes – grab it now at a fantastic price.


Lanson Le Black Label NV

Champagne, France
WAS €55.95 NOW €46.95

Turn the bank holiday into a special occasion with a standout bottle of Champagne. With a history dating back to 1760, Champagne Lanson knows a few things about creating fantastic bubbly. This gorgeous example is at an unmissable price too.


Luna Argenta Appassimento

Puglia, Italy, 2021
WAS €19.95 NOW €12.95

Made from partially dried (appassite) Negroamaro and Primitivo grapes, which gives it wonderful flavour, this is a firm favorite with O’Briens customers. Aromatic and elegant, it’s an ideal wine to pair with pasta dishes.


Summer Bestsellers 6 Bottle Mixed Case 

Online Exclusive 
€80 (with free delivery)

A case of wine takes the hard work out of prepping for a party or a barbecue and this one is made up of guaranteed winners! It contains six wines that O’Briens customers buy again and again, with everything from crisp whites to delicious reds.


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