What to drink with turkey

Arnica pouring a Thanksgiving magnum

Arnica Rowan wrote this tale of rural life just after pouring this magnum on Canadian Thanksgiving Day last month and we felt it could be useful for American Thanksgiving Day this month and for many others whose celebrations include a turkey. Vegans, beware.

The most common wine-pairing question asked all year can be heard echoing through Canadian wine stores today: ‘Which wine do I serve with turkey?’

On Canadian Thanksgiving, a third of our country’s annual turkey consumption takes place on that one day, prompting wine-purchasing panic in much of the populace. In the spirit of the harvest season, I’m...