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.
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 cheese – Winter Spice
Put this wine in the crock pot and heat on low. Your guests will love the warm aromas and spicy flavors.
Turkey – Unoaked 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
Dark Chocolate – Trio
Smooth notes of vanilla, lilac, fresh cherries & strawberries
After dinner – Crimson Sky or Blueberry
Lightly sweet and refreshing. Perfect for after dinner (or anytime)!
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Sharrott Winery!