Thanksgiving Drinks to Enjoy
Although the centerpiece of Thanksgiving is almost always the turkey, the drinks accompanying the Thanksgiving dinner can serve as an amazing compliment to the main dish as well as the other food involved. As a result, we’ve curated a perfect list of spirits and wines that are sure to bring out the best of the meal.
Ciroc is one of the only major vodka producers that makes their vodka with grapes. Ciroc's White Grape is a seasonal classic that most wishes stayed year-round. Light citrus notes are paired with the white grape yielding a silk finish only Ciroc's tailor-made pot stills could deliver.
Crown Royal's Salted Caramel is everything you didn't know you needed under the tree this Christmas. Sweet yet subtle notes of creamy caramel play with the drinker's palette for an incredibly smooth drinking experience.
This Pinot Noir is cultivated on the hills of the superb Italian Alps along the Adige valley with perfect exposure to sunlight. The climatic variance between day and night typical of this region offers the perfect conditions for the cultivation of this demanding varietal. This bottle displays bright red cherry, blackberry and brown spice characters.
This Moscato is cultivated on sunlit heights in the middle of a Mediterranean micro-climate north of the Lake Garda, capturing the airy scents of Gardenia and flavors of apricot and passion fruit. With its sweet fruity fragrance and soft texture, this Moscato is ideal with sweet soups, rich sauces, desserts, dried fruits, and cakes.
The Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio pairs exceptionally well with fish and other white meats for its fragrant green apple foundation as well as sweet notes, yielding a delightful & playful experience on the palate.
This Merlot is cultivated on sun-drenched hillsides caressed by the gentle winds north of Lake Garda. The unique growing conditions offer climatic variance between day and night, diverse altitudes and soils of the vineyards. These elements combined with the natural influence of the lake produce an exceptional Merlot. This bottle shows the soft texture, plum, clove and vanilla notes that have made Merlot an iconic red wine.
This chardonnay is cultivated on the highest hillside vines of Trentino. These vines benefit from optimum sunlight and cool refreshing night air which enhances the crispness of the fruits. This bottle is a highly drinkable Chardonnay, showing subtle flavors of peach, nectarine, pear and spice, and compliments appetizers, fish, white meats, and Mediterranean salads.
This Cabernet Sauvignon is cultivated on sun-drenched vines north of Lake Garda. This area is renowned for its most favorable mild climate. The bottle's characteristics are enriched with black currant, blueberry and fresh red fruit notes resulting in an extremely well balanced Cabernet Sauvignon. Ideal with roasted meat, red meats, and seasoned cheeses.
Bailey's has a certain talent for always delivering their best in the fall seasons — and their Pumpkin Spice edition, at the least, lives up to that reputation. We obviously have to get our pumpkin spice lattes to fix, but the real winners make sure to get a little bit more fun out of their pumpkin spice.
The Dreaming Tree Crush Red Blend is a blend consisting of caramel oak and mix berry characters on the nose, meanwhile, the palette will be able to pick up tangy raspberry flavors. This blend is called a crush blend cause you'll be crushed once the bottle is sadly empty.
The Dreaming Tree Cab will have you dreaming for more once the bottle is done. A smooth wine that goes down easily for all sorts of wine connoisseurs.
The Isosceles is a coveted Bordeaux-themed blend sure to appease to any drinker's palate. Serving as the flagship wine of Justin's wines, this specific blend brings to cherry, currant, and plum to the table, yielding cocoa finishes and balancing with flavors of French oak.
The Meiomi Chardonnay earned 91 taste points from Santa Barbara's tasting panel — and it's easy to see why. This chardonnay was quoted by the panel as having a "golden color, with a soft, toasty nose; creamy and nicely structured with depth and lovely balance; long, elegant, and fresh".
Many flavored vodkas have too much sugar in them, masking the true flavor of the spirit. Smirnoff's answer to this is a subtly flavored vodka, perfect for mixing with club soda/seltzer. Oh, did we mention it has no added sugars? Keep it classy (and healthy) with Smirnoff's infusions.