Pinot Noir is absolutely a great choice for pairing with the Thanksgiving turkey, and even with ham. I certainly have my favorite Pinot Noirs from Oregon, as well those from Burgundy. There is no denying the safe direction of Pinot Noir, but hold on here - - it's Thanksgiving! We grace our table with lots of food, and a variety - from Aunt Alice's Jello salad to Grandpa's favorite chestnut stuffing to the Duck Pâté En Croûte brought by jet-setter Cosette, Uncle Tony's new girlfriend. So, why are we limiting our table of abundance to one kind of wine?
|One of my favorite Pinot Noirs from Oregon|
|Spanish Cava; tasty and affordable bubbly.|
|Miraval Rose: soft flavors, yet dry and the bottle is a plus.|
|Lambrusco di Modena|
|Chardonnay, but from France with a fancier name.|
|Chateau Ste Michelle: Always easy to find on the shelves|
|Drouhin label (France & Oregon USA) always a good choice.|
*The above suggested wines are some of my personal favorites, and in no way receiving any compensation.