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