Thanksgiving Wine

  • Our Writers On What They’ll Be Sipping This Thanksgiving

    … The staff of Alcohol Professor pick their favorite wine, beer, spirits and cocktails for the holiday Brian Petro: I made a pact with someone not to drink any Christmas beers until Thanksgiving, and Christmas beer season in one of my favorites. Richly flavored winter warmers leave their flavors on your tongue all evening, and you drink them…

    Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor- 6 readers -
  • Winebits 361: Thanksgiving 2014 edition

    …, is next to the $60 Sea Smoke, a 14.9 percent California monster with 16 months of oak and a critical darling. The only thing those two wines have in common is that they have grapes in them. • Never simple: From Eric Asimov at the New York Times, whose annual Thanksgiving column, which I always enjoy, is not unlike the Passover Seder scene from “Annie…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 1 readers -
  • Thanksgiving Wine Classes

    … November 22nd, 2014 • No Comments It’s that time of year where everyone wants to know which wine goes with the Thanksgiving Turkey.. Here are some fun wine classes around Thanksgiving that offer more than just the usual suspects like Beaujolais Nouveau and German Rieslings – both great, but there are so many fantastic and fun pairings…

    I Drink on the Job- 5 readers -
  • Thanksgiving in Wine Country

    … Taste to Fight Hunger Tour wine country and help the less fortunate The scenic Yakima Valley’s crisp, clear days, peppered with yellow, orange and crimson leaves turn to the celebration of thanks during this time of year. Thanksgiving in Wine Country, November 28 – 30, offers an opportunity to taste wine, purchase the perfect bottle for your…

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  • Thanksgiving wine 2014

    … The Wine Curmudgeon got a press release last week touting a big-time California producer’s five pinot noirs for Thanksgiving. Because, I suppose, we’re supposed to drink pinot noir for Thanksgiving. Excuse me while I throw a fit. Is this 1985, when we could only drink certain wines with certain foods at certain times? Of course…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 3 readers -
  • 5 Thanksgiving Day White Wines Under $20

    … is another wine although that varietal isn't a favorite, it is now becoming one. I was really wowed by King Estates Signature Pinot Gris from Willamette Valley in Oregon. It aged sur lie for 4 months in stainless steel tanks. It's fresh, racy and has a great mouth feel. It sells for around $17. Gruner Veltliner, another grape I don't drink a lot…

    Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess- 3 readers -
  • More Mushroom Meals, and a Turkey Meal Nears

    … Formage: Wild mushrooms, apples, butternut squash and burrata served with Chardonnay; and Le Dessert: Ocracote fig preserve cake with candy cap mushroom ice cream served with choice of Port or Muscat Canelli. I will post a recap of this dinner on an exclusive online post at within the week. _____ Another fun mushroom and wine…

    John Cesano/ John on Winein Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Malbec Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • 5 Tips to Pick Wines for Thanksgiving

    No other holiday celebrates the gift of wine like Thanksgiving. Wine is a taste of the harvest along with all the delicious dishes on the table. But actually choosing a bottle can feel like a thankless task, especially with so many flavors to match. Relax. Have a drink. And try some of my suggestions for great wines to pair with Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings th ...

    Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean- 6 readers -
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