3 Wines To Pair This Thanksgiving

By tradition, choosing wines to enjoy for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, due to the great amount of foods and flavors each table has. There’s no predicting what the family is making, but even when the kitchen is at your hands, it’s plenty to get lost in. You may want to serve courses with several different wines, or you may want to pick one great, all-purpose wine.

Whichever way you serve it, here’s our Thanksgiving pairing guide, perfect for oven-baked turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and all other holiday fixings!



Click on each recommendation to learn more about why it works!

Our Recommendation: Pinot Noir

Good: Rodney Strong Russian River Valley ’14
Better: La Crema Russian River Valley ’14
Best: Ken Wright “Latchkey” Vineyard ‘15

Our Recommendation: Tempranillo

Good: Cune Crianza ‘15
Better: Condado de Haza Crianza ’15
Best: Cyclo ’15

Our Recommendation: Chianti

Good: Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico ’14
Better: Villa Cafaggio Estate Chianti Classico ‘15
Best: Lamole di Lamole Gran Seleczione Chianti Classico ’12