Wine Recommendations for November 2010. The Holidays Are Almost Here!

The Holidays are almost her, and the wine recommendations for November 2010 will help you celebrate in style and without spending a fortune.

We begin the season with Thanksgiving dinner. A time for families to give thanks for life and love, and whatever bounty we can muster!

As we gather for the sharing season, we try to think of ways to delight those close to us. If you are the one hosting the family dinner, here are some wine ideas for your beautiful table. And if you are a guest in someone's home, you will be a star if you bring one of these bottle for hosts and guests.

To family and friends!

The Whites

d"Orta-de Conciliis Greco di Tufo Oro 2008. A medium-bodied wine with notes of lemon and melon. Score of 89, $17.00 USD. Italy

Dr. Heidemanns-Bergweiler Riesling Kabinett Mosel Bernkasteler Badstube 2009 This "go with almost anything" Riesling has notes of pineapple, melon, and peach; with a little bit of spice for good measure. So Yummy! Score of 88, $15.00 USD. Germany

Louis Latour Pouilly-Vinzelles En Paradis 2008. Think honeysuckle, peach, and apple; with a bit of citrus for balance. Very nice! Score of 89, $18.00. France

Columbia Crest Pinot Grigio Washington Two Vines 2009. A great value wine with notes of almonds, peaches, and citrus. Score of 87, $8.00 USD. Washington State.

Sebastiani Chardonnay Sonoma Country 2008. This a great wine for your Thanksgiving dinner. Floral notes; add figs, lemon, and melons. Score of 88, $ 13.00 USD. California

The Reds

Charles Smith Merlot Columbia Valley The Velvet Devil 2008. A light wine for a heavy Thanksgiving meal! Notes of berries and herbs. Score of 87, $12.00 USD. Washington State

Pezzi King Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2007. Black cherry and raspberry are the dominant notes in this lovely Zin. Score of 89, $18.00 USD. California

Sociedade Agrícola & Comercial dos Vinhos Messias Bairrada Quinta do Valdoeiro 2007 Berries and cherries and plumbs! Feels creamy on the mouth. Mmmm. Score of 89, $16.00 USD. Portugal

Whalenhaven Pinot Noir Elgin 2008. A nicely balanced wine with notes of berries, tea, and plumb. Score of 88, $12.00 USD. South Africa

Domaine Rochette Cote de Brouilly 2009. A beautiful, complex wine. Notes of cherries, blueberries, and plumb. A bit of smoke to round it off! Score of 90, $18.00 USD. France

Give Thanks With Wine Recommendations for November 2010!

Give Thanks With Wine Recommendations for November 2010!

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