Nov 20th, 2012 by winefornormalpeople
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.
- German Riesling (Spätlese, Auslese, Spätburgunder/Pinot Noir)
- White Bordeaux
- Fiano d'Avellino, Falanghina, Barbera
- The white wines of Alsace and Rhône, Rosé (not more than 1 year old -- forgot to mention in the podcast that wines like Tavel and Bandol do age longer)
- Port, Vinho Verde
- Grüner Veltliner, Blaufrankish, St. Laurent
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