Top Thanksgiving Wines

4 Tips as you get started...


  1. Choose wines that are versatile. Because of the variety of food and preparations your best bet is to choose a wine that will go with a lot of different dishes. It iscost effective and will provide maximum satisfaction
  2. Don't subscribe to old lore, let your guest choose if they want red or white at any point in the meal. Provide equal amounts of both reds and whites will ensure you give your guests maximum flexibility.
  3. It is never good to run out of wine, particularly on this day of abundance. Ensure you have enough for your feast, use our beverage calculator to buy just the right amount.
  4. Know your audience, the key here is you don't want to overspend on a wine that will not be appreciated, nor do you want to under deliver. That is why we’ve developed this list with a range of price points.

Here is our list of top wines perfect for your Thanksgiving Day celebration. From appetizer to dessert, you can be sure it’s a perfect pairing and guaranteed to please you and all your guests!

Sparkling wine goes with EVERYTHING!

Gewurztraminer (Guh-verts-TRA-Mee-Ner) is the classic pairing with Thanksgiving. Goes well with Green Veggies.

Chardonnay is a medium to full bodied white with medium acidity.  A classic dinner party wine.

Sauvignon Blanc is a high acid, aromatic grape.  Better for pre-meal nibbles.

Pinot Grigio  is not too sweet, not too dry, just right.

Riesling  pairs well with mostly everything.  EMBRACE THE RIESLING!

Rosé is versatile and pairs with a cornucopia of flavors.

Pinot Noir classic pairing with poultry and ham.

Zinfandel: for the Bold & Brave.

Other Reds to discover for the table:

Good Ole' Cabernet Sauvignon

The final chapter, delicious Dessert Wines to top it all off

Happy Thanksgiving!