Thanksgiving is next week and it can be tough to find enjoyable wines that won’t drain your bank account. Good news – we did the work for you and found delicious, affordable wines that will pair really well with your Thanksgiving meal! Here are three wine picks that we feel deliver a lot of bang for your holiday buck!
NV Domaine Brazilier Méthode Trad Brut
No Thanksgiving meal is complete without a great bottle of sparkling wine. One excellent choice for under $20 is NV Domaine Brazilier Méthode Trad Brut. This blend of Chenin Blanc and Pineau d’Aunis from the Loire will draw you in with aromas of fresh baked bread and baked apples. The palate is equally delicious with tastes of apples and nutmeg along with vibrant acidity. Easy to sip throughout the meal! ($15)
2013 The Pinot Project Pinot Noir
Need a solid Pinot Noir to pair with your turkey for under $15? Look no further than The Pinot Project. It’s not complex but the medium-bodied wine offers enjoyable tastes of cherries with hints of earth and spice. A definite crowd pleaser! ($12)
Marcel Lapierre 2013 Raisins Gaulois
Marcel Lapierre 2013 Raisins Gaulois is 100% Gamay and a perfect Thanksigiving wine. Your palate is met with a medley of raspberries, cherries, and cranberries along with hints of pepper and lively acidity. Light-bodied and pairs wonderfully with turkey and stuffing! ($13)