A glass of wine is the best way to unwind at the end of a long day or toast a celebration. But if you’re tired of the same old or just want to shake things up, the next glass of wine you should try could be written in your stars.
Whether you’re a lover of bold reds, bright and airy whites, or brash rosés, astrology can tell you a lot about your wine preferences.
So if you’re planning on bringing guests to your next dinner party, read on and discover the perfect wine to drink according to your zodiac sign.
1. Aries (March 21 – April 20) Malbec
Aries, you have a bold and playful personality. Dominated by Mars, the red planet and astrological symbol of action and achievement, you prefer strong and memorable wines. The wine that best suits your energy should have a full-fledged flavor, strength, and some funky elements. The next time you’re looking for a bottle of red wine, grab some Malbec. The sweet and sour flavor profile features a rich, velvety texture that will satisfy your refined taste.
2. Taurus (April 21 – May 21) Pinot Noir
Taurus, you look at the best in life. Ruled by the planet of love and luxury, Venus, you appreciate the classics. The best wine for you should have a complex flavor with a floral or natural aftertaste. You’d prefer something a bit dry that you can drink slowly through the night. The next time you go out with your friends, have a glass of Pinot Noir. This rich red wine is harsh and rustic, and these are the two characteristics that most astrologers associate with you, Taurus.
3. Gemini (May 21 – June 20) Sauvignon Blanc
You have an incredibly variable personality, Gemini. Whatever the social conditions or the crowd, you know how to fit in perfectly and show your charm. When it comes to choosing the best wine for you, it’s impossible to know how you’ll feel from day to day. You need a wine that is as versatile and sparkling as you are. Sauvignon Blanc is a full-bodied yet surprisingly light and sweet white wine with a hint of grapefruit. Known for its crisp, refreshing taste and unique flavor, this wine is a lot like you, Gemini.
4. Cancer (June 21 – July 22) Moscato
Cancer, nobody loves a peaceful night at home like you. Ruled by the moon, which governs your emotions and how you feel loved, it is important that you have time to recharge. Cancer is a little bit elegant and a little bit cozy. You know how to enjoy yourself without being too violent. You spend most of your time sharing your kindness and caring for others. For this reason, your ideal wine is as soft, delicate, and sweet as you are. Sophisticated and smooth Moscato is perfect for a movie night in your cozy bed.
5. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Merlot
Leos tend to be socialites of the zodiac circle. You always float around and turn on the charm with the new group settings. Calm, colorful, and dramatic, you need a deep and solid red wine like you. Being a fire sign, it’s perfect for you to drink something as bold and warm as you are. If you’re looking for a wine that will help bring out its dominant flavor, a rich glass of Merlot will help you achieve that. Layered with vanilla over a rich, full-bodied fruit flavor, this easy-drinking red pairs well in most cases.
6. Virgo (Aug. 22 – Sept. 23) Riesling
Virgo is the perfectionist of all zodiac signs. You always strive to do more and be a better version of yourself. And as an earth sign, you’re always looking to lay the groundwork for your dreams. After hustling for a whole day, you probably enjoy a nice glass of wine. That’s why a time-tested classic like Riesling is perfect for you, Virgo. Its refreshing and invigorating floral and fruity notes will help you feel relaxed and forget the day’s worries.
7. Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 23) Chardonnay
Librans, you are a lover of luxury, and, of course, there are wines that can appeal to your most refined taste. One of the common characteristics associated with Libra is a love of harmony. Thus, a balanced and calming wine will satisfy your palate. You prefer to observe first and change your energy to match those around you. Keeping your carefree approach in mind, it’s best to avoid anything trendy or boundary-pushing and pour a nice bottle of Chardonnay instead. Fresh and clean, with the perfect balance between sweetness and flavor, this wine is, without a doubt, perfect for you.
8. Scorpio (Oct. 24 – Nov. 22) Zinfandel
Scorpio is one of the most interesting and intense signs of the zodiac. Others may look at you as aloof and grumpy, but your personality has a very complex aspect. You are known for liking extremes, so you are not afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Passionate and rich, you need wines as unique and sensual as you. Zinfandel’s well-developed flavors are as luxurious and balanced as you are. And as one of the most aromatic and flavorful red wines, Zinfandel is perfect for a romantic evening or me-time at home.
9. Sagittarius (Nov. 23 – Dec. 22) Pinot Grigio
You are an adventurer, Sagittarius. Being optimistic and cheerful, you rarely turn down the opportunity to try something new. You need a wine glass that is as fizzy and popular as you are because you tend to attract friends wherever you go with humor and warmth. Enjoy Pinot Grigio in a glass the next time you’re hosting a party or jet-setting tour to an unknown destination. Light and refreshing, this floral and fruity wine reveals notes of pear, honeysuckle, and apple. This makes it an ideal tasting wine no matter where your journey takes you.
10. Capricorn (Dec. 23 – Jan. 20) Cabernet Sauvignon
Ambitious, diligent, and practical, Capricorn is known to be the most mature of the zodiac sign. Some people may find you stuffy, but you often like to relax with a glass of wine. And when you decide to go out, you are not afraid to spend a lot of money, so you will need a wine that reflects your taste and elegance. A good bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied red perfect for business dinners and deep conversations. As an earth sign, you appreciate the classics, and this wine is exactly that.
11. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Sangria
Well, technically, sangria might not be a wine per se, but does that really bother a rule breaker like you, Aquarius? As a zodiac rebel, you are always looking to make a statement and shake things up. A simple glass of Shiraz is not enough for you. You need something as colorful and unique as you are. That’s why the delicious red wine sangria is perfect. Being a mixed drink gives you the creative freedom to switch things up and choose a new base wine whenever you get bored. Also, no two glasses of sangria will ever be the same. This is ideal for people as unique as you.
12. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Rosé wine
Pisces are known for their sensitive, creative, and spiritual aspects. You tend not to be addicted to the little things in life; you like taking it easy and enjoying your time. Some might say that Pisces lives in fantasy land, but thanks to planetary ruler Neptune, you tend to see life through rose-colored glasses. So isn’t it strange that you have your perfect wine pairing at Rosé? This rosé wine perfectly complements your happy and positive energy. Just like you, this trusted favorite is refreshing and energetic, and there’s more going on below the surface than meets the eye.