Everyone's got Thanksgiving wine tips this time of year - but I may be the only guy willing to put together a list that doesn't contain any of the usual favorites - you know, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.
Instead, I've scoured the lesser-appreciated varietals for wines that won't clash with your piled plate of meat, root veggies, greens and other various and sundry foods, and that won't hurt your wallet when Uncle Dave slugs it back like it's the Silver Bullet.
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Lerida Estate Rosé Blend Canberra District (2008)Wishlisted
La Cocina LatinaCommented
Domaine de Pouy Vin de Pays des Cotes de Gascogne Blanc (2012)Reviewed
Rockbrook Pinot Noir California (2009)Reviewed
La Terre Cabernet Sauvignon (2006)Wishlisted
Opus Eximium No. 22 (2011)Wishlisted
Armani Pinot Grigio Valdadige DOC Vigneto Corvara (2011)Wishlisted
Seven Hills Pinot Gris (2012)Wishlisted
Alexana Pinot Gris Revana Vineyard (2011)Wishlisted