Thanksgiving dinner can be a little difficult to pair with because there are so many diverse flavors on the table. Turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, sweet potatoes (some sweeter than dessert with pineapples on top--a family favorite), mashed potatoes, candied carrots, corn... And can anyone say roasted brussels sprouts (a favorite of mine)—the list goes on and on.
Luckily, I’ve had a lot of experience pairing wine at Thanksgiving, and, trust me, I’ve been let down plenty of times. However, we learn from our failures, and the list below is my list of wines that are sure to succeed. Each one should be versatile enough to handle an array of traditional and unique side dishes, and of course, they will pair perfectly with turkey.Read more