Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here with its aromas of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pumpkin pie. And whether you are serving 2 people or 20, you will definitely need wine to go with your feast.

Let Sharrott Winery help with our recommended food and wine pairings for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Appetizers:

Photo by J. MalmeVegetable crudites, creamy dipsPinot Grigio, Vidal Blanc or Unoaked Chardonnay

These wines are light-bodied, dry to off-dry, with fruity aromas of and a crisp finish.

Cheese and crackers Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Trio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Wicked

The tannins in these dry reds will enhance the full-bodied flavors of cheddar and blue cheeses.

Pumpkin bread with cream cheeseWinter Spice

Put this wine in the crock pot and heat on low. Your guests will love the warm aromas and spicy flavors.

Main Course:

Photo courtesy of iStock photo

TurkeyUnoaked Chardonnay, Dry Riesling, Vignoles, Cranberry

Off-dry and semi-sweet white wines complement roasted turkey perfectly. And everyone knows that Cranberry flavors are great with your Thanksgiving bird!

Roast Beef/Steak Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Trio, Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert:

Photo courtesy of iStock photoPumpkin PieWinter Spice or Wicked

Dark ChocolateTrio

Smooth notes of vanilla, lilac, fresh cherries & strawberries

After dinnerCrimson Sky or Blueberry

Lightly sweet and refreshing. Perfect for after dinner (or anytime)!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Sharrott Winery!

 

 

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3 Responses to Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

  1. jessica says:

    comming by this weekend to pick up thanksgiving wines. Any pairing suggestions for your dry Rose?

  2. jemalme says:

    Dry Rose is a great pairing wine! It goes well with mild cheeses and vegetable crudites, “plays nicely” with turkey or ham, and is just wonderful with any salad course. Can’t wait to see you this weekend, Jessica 🙂

  3. jessica lewis says:

    Thanks!

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