Everything’s better with wine, right? If you’re gearing up for your annual Thanksgiving Day feast, then don’t forget the pairings. Even if you’re no expert, you can take the flavor up a notch by pairing your meal with some of these classics. From sweet to dry to subtle, here are a few of the top wines to pair with your yummy Thanksgiving dinner.
For a Classic Wine
Chardonnay one of the most popular choices in America and you’d be remiss if you didn’t add this complementary pairing with your spread of turkey and pecan pie. If your meal has some nutty elements or even wild rice, Chardonnay is a great addition to these flavors.
For a Subtle Wine
If you like your wine sweet but not too sweet, then Zinfandel might be the way to go. This dry wine has a fruity character that gives your meal a little extra freshness without being overbearing. It’s also one of the perfect pairings for a nice slice of turkey.
For a Sweet Wine
If you want your wine sweet, Riesling is your best best. Rieslings can range in flavors but it commonly has hints of peach and honey, which makes it an incredibly sweet addition to any feast. Who says you can’t have wine for dessert?