Step #3 - In general, it’s a good idea to pair complex meals with simple wines, and complex wines with simple meals. It’s really a matter of deciding who is going to get top billing. You don’t want your star to get upstaged, now do you? So with all the flavors going on with many Thanksgiving meals, not to mention all the palates you’ll be bringing around the table, it’s a good idea to try and keep things simple, wine wise, during the holidays.
This can be a very difficult idea to fully wrap one’s head around, that a less expensive wine might be more appropriate than a more expensive wine, but get used to saving some money!
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