Wines to Get You Through the Most Expensive Turkey Day Ever
BY JEFF SIEGEL
From left: Excelsior Chardonnay, Westmount Pinot Gris, Protocolo Tinto, Scaia Rosé, Bervini Extra Dry Prosecco Various Wineries
Holiday planning got you down? Terrified at the cost of groceries? Overwhelmed by every story that comes shrieking over your feed, crying “The Most Expensive Thanksgiving Ever!”?
Not to worry. Wine will redeem all. Despite all of its pandemic supply chain ills, as well as continuing cost pressures, a funny thing happened to wine prices this holiday season. Some went up, but a lot more didn’t, and many retailers filled in the gaps with less expensive wines. Hence, there remains tremendous value on store shelves.
In other words, less shrieking and more enjoying; check out these suggestions for the various holiday tables:
About $15, available at Jimmy’sThis Italian wine is one of the all-time great pink wines and would be even without its famous glass closure. The current vintage is a little more French in style, so crisper, more direct, and with more minerality, as well as just the right amount of strawberry fruit. Serve this with almost anything, save prime rib.