The great annual celebration of Thanksgiving brings all our families together over a table with more food than any of us could possibly eat. So much thought and effort goes into producing the food, but very little thought goes into which wines to pair with this abundant meal. Beaujolais Nouveau often makes its debut as the first wine of the season and can bless our tables with a snapshot of the French vintage. Beaujolais Nouveau is rarely more than a bubble gum style wine and though very quaffable is hardly deign of gracing the table for the whole meal.
There are no hard and set rules to pairing the right wine with this traditional meal, but I will try to offer you some good tips on choosing the wine style appropriate to the celebration. (more…)
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