No Need to Thank Us… Here’s Your Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet!

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Thanksgiving can be stressful enough; That’s why we are here to make your day a little easier! We have chosen some popular Thanksgiving dishes & paired them with your favorite Adirondack Winery wines. With this list and our holiday wine deals, you’ll have a menu that your dinner guests will be truly thankful for!

TURKEY – The Star of the Show!

The highlight of Thanksgiving dinner is, of course, the turkey. These three wines best compliment your main course while providing variety for every wine drinker!

turkey dinnerPinot Noir – $18.50

Our Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied, red wine with aromas & flavors of black cherry, raspberry & strawberry, buttery-toasted tones and a nice acid on the finish. This versatile wine pairs well with nearly any red or white meat and compliments both the white & dark meat of the turkey, while playing well with seasonings such as rosemary, thyme and parsley.

Gewurztraminer – $13.95

Our Gewurztraminer is a slightly sweet and spicy white wine with an aroma of lychees, a tropical fruit that is part of the soapberry family. The spice is a nice compliment to the flavor of the turkey, as well as its seasonings.

Red Carriage – $14.95

The crisp taste of fresh cranberries is harmoniously blended with the fruity, velvety richness of Chianti in this sweet, red wine. Robust, yet elegant, semi-sweet cranberry flavors make it the perfect Thanksgiving companion!

SWEET POTATOES

sweet potato Dry Riesling – $14.95

Our Dry Riesling is a moderately, full-bodied wine that is well-rounded, but zesty and fresh. Aromas of apricot and peach, followed by nutty notes make this wine the perfect match for sweet potatoes!

STUFFING

stuffingCabernet Sauvignon - $17.95

The earthy, herb-like tones in traditional stuffing make a great match for our Cabernet Sauvignon. Our Cabernet has an unmistakable texture and black currant nose. Firm tannins envelop the wine, locking in its dark cherry color. Earthly and floral tones give this wine complexity as it pushes forward dynamic fruit tones that are nicely balanced with oak.

APPLE PIE

apple pie Orchard Blossom – $13.50

This semi-sweet white wine is intensely flavorful, reminiscent of a freshly cut green apple. The pleasant, soft acidity and luscious, fruity aroma of this crisp Gewurztraminer make it the perfect pairing for homemade apple pie!

PUMPKIN PIE

pumpkin pie slice Chardonnay – $14.95

This lightly oaked, dry white wine shows ripe pear fruit on the nose and is extraordinarily well-balanced. Slight tones of vanilla and coconut come through on the finish, allowing it to hold up well to a creamy pumpkin pie!

Now that we’ve helped you pick your wines, it’s time to stock up! Luckily there is still plenty of time to stop into the Tasting Room or order online, in time for Thanksgiving. We have some great, bottle discounts both online and in-store for you to take advantage of, as well as $5 shipping on purchases of $50 or more!Holiday_Deals_2013

We are so thankful for you as customers and it warms our hearts to know that we are a small part of your holiday traditions as your raise your glasses and count your blessings. From our families to yours, we wish you a happy, healthy and wine-filled Thanksgiving Holiday!

Cheers!

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