Once we’re all gathered around the table, laughing and joking and talking about what we’re thankful for, we’re reminded why Thanksgiving is such a meaningful holiday. But let’s face it, there’s a lot of prep and planning that goes into the festive Thanksgiving dinner, no matter how big or small your celebration.
Luckily, the wine will be one of the easiest components of the Thanksgiving menu, as Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays for serving all your favorite bottles. With so many different flavors and textures on the table, from savory stuffing to roasted turkey to sweet-tart cranberry sauce and more, there are no hard and fast rules for pairings — it’s really anything goes.
Sonoma County, with its numerous appellations and grape varieties, is an ideal place to find great wines for the Thanksgiving table. Here’s just a snapshot of Sonoma varieties to try this Thanksgiving.