Say the words “Thanksgiving wines” and in response you’ll hear Beaujolais Nouveau. It’s not a bad choice, but why not go full-Patriot and drink domestic this holiday season? This weekend on Good Food Jill Bernheimer of Domaine LA
shares her picks for Thanksgiving wines made in America. This Sunday at her Melrose Avenue shop
she’ll be pouring some of these selections from 2-5pm. The tasting is $15 including tasting pours of each wine and cheese.
Valdiguié – aka “Napa Gamay”
Domaine LA sells Valdiguié from both Broc Cellars and Folk Machine.
Don’t go white, go orange
For those who don’t “do” wine
Before the food…
The 2013 Massican Vermout
h is a Napa based, small production vermouth made with Friulano grapes
. Jill recommends serving it straight up as an aperitif. If you prefer to mix your liquids, try it with a little sparking water over ice and garnished with an orange peel.