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what to drink on thanksgiving

You might see a lot of people recommending Riesling for Thanksgiving, and here’s why: it’s incredibly versatile. The sugar balances out acid, but if you don’t prefer the sweeter styles try ones from Alsace which tend to be on the dry side.  Try a very typical style, Amélie & Charles Sparr Sentiment Riesling ($25) is very zesty and crisp.  The label on the Laurent … Continue reading

fish friendly whites
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fish friendly whites

Summer nights are perfect for a quick-grilled white fish with just a spritz of fresh lemon, Italian parsley and capers. These crisp, light Italian whites are perfect pairings.  Gavi: Digging the acacia and lemon spritz notes in Riva Leone Gavi ($14.99) and a fleshier apple Michele Chiarlo Rovereto ($16.99).  Falanghina: This is more of a deep yellow wine, with a hint of herbs … Continue reading

pop the pink
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pop the pink

The only thing that’ll save you during these heat waves is rosé. Here are this month’s fave five.  1 Lamberti Prosecco: Prosecco is now officially allowed to make a rosé style using Pinot Nero. This one isn’t only elegant, it’s a killer value at only $14.  2 Donum: At $50, this isn’t going to be your everyday deck quaffer … Continue reading