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Tasting Wine, Talking Turkey

Thanksgiving is all about food - ok, and football. But what wines go well with turkey and all the fixings? We have some great ideas for your tender Toms, savory stuffings, sweet yams, and cranberry sauce - and these should keep the in-laws happy, too!

We'll sample "traditional" feast-loving grapes, but also experiment with some different wines to make "new" traditions.

Kuentz-Bas Riesling d'Alsace? Absolutely! We'll also try a different Alsatian: Ostertag Muscat.

Domaine Dupeuble Beaujolais AOC, in all its earthy goodness, is perfect with this meal - from cheese ball to pumpkin pie. How about the same grape with a bit more zing? We'll taste a sparkling gamay rose, Vin du Bugey-Cerdon from Patrick Bottex.

Typically like Pinot Noir? We think Heinrich Blaufrankisch from Austria is a superb pairing to the meal.

As for the rest of the day, good luck and keep drinking!

Join Bob Barrett, certified expert of wine, for this installment of our Global Passport Tasting Series.5 wines, light snacks included, enjoy 15% off your bar tab after class.

Event details

Date Tuesday 13 November 2012
Time 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Event type Tutored tasting
Cost $25
Booking required? Yes
Venue details 1525 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States