Christmas Dinner Wines

10 December, 2013 — Leave a comment


Most people have some sort of a set path when it comes to Christmas dinner, but when wine is considered we jump label from year to year. So what`s it gonna be this year?

Here`s a few tips to help you out in trying something new.

Red Wines for Ham: Beajolais Nouveau , Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Tempranillo
White Wines for Ham: Riesling and Gewurztraminer

Red Wines for Turkey: Pinot Noir , Zinfandel , Syrah/Shiraz, Beajolais Nouveau
White Wines for Turkey: Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Riesling, Gewurztraminer

Reds to Pair with Duck: Zinfandel , Red Burgundy, Tempranillo
Whites to Try with Duck: Gewurztraminer, Sauternes

Red Wines to Pair with Prime Rib: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Shiraz, Tempranillo

Red Wine for Salmon: New Zealand Pinot Noir
White Wines for Turbot or Salmon: Chablis Grand Cru or White Burgundy from the Côte d’Or

Red Wine for Nut Roast: Chilean Merlots

Red Wine for Porcini Risotto: very mature Red Burgundy

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