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Episode 063 Thanksgiving (Winter Solstice) Wines To Match Your Heritage

Episode 063 Thanksgiving (Winter Solstice) Wines To Match Your Heritage

Last year we covered so much in last year’s Thanksgiving episode that we barely left anything for this year.

We didn’t just want to do a recap or recite the same old wines that everyone else recommends. So for this Winter Solstice Plus (for our international listeners)/Thanksgiving edition, we talk about how to incorporate your original heritage into the feast this year.

After we give thanks to some folks for comments, we address:

The basics of food and wine pairing
The largest ethnic groups from which most people in the US derive — German, English, Italian, French, Hungarian, Portuguese, and Austrian — and which wines associated with these countries will pair with the big day.
More detail on food and wine pairing.

As promised, here are a few of the wines we mentioned:

German Riesling (Spätlese, Auslese, Spätburgunder/Pinot Noir)
White Bordeaux
Fiano d’Avellino, Falanghina, Barbera
The white wines of Alsace and Rhône, Rosé (not more tha [...]

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