Nov 17, 2016
Thanksgiving is a meal with so much complexity that you may just want to think about streamlining your wine choices. We offer a "one wine" solution -- versatile choices that go with everything -- so you don't have to stress! Here's the shortlist that we mention:
Off-dry Vouvray and off-dry Riesling
Premier Cru Chablis
Alsace whites -- especially Riesling, Muscat, and Gewurztraminer
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc or Priorat Blanc
Bubbles! American Sparkling or Prosecco are fruitier and may be best
Especially New World rosé that can stand up to the multitude of flavors
Bubbly rosé is a great pick too
Caveat Emptor, since red is less versatile for Thanksgiving. Pick something low in alcohol, low in tannin, and moderate in acidity
Top picks: Beaujolais, Cabernet Franc
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