Ziggy The Wine Gal

Zig's 20th Annual Thanksgiving Wine Picks:

Thanksgiving Wine Sponsors:
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What to enjoy with turkey? What about the perfect pie pairing? My panel of 16 judges tried hundreds of wines and ciders blindly this year together with local fresh roasted turkey to see what really goes. Here is this year's list... 20th annual Thanksgiving Wine & Cider Picks

Sparkling Wine

Claypool Cellars, Cuvée Select, Brut Cormoyeux $55.
Complex, beautiful mouthfeel, asian pear, apples, macadamia nuts, rich, deliciousness, bliss

White Wine

2015 J.Rickards, Semillion, Herrick Vineyard, Russian River Valley $22.
Melon, nice mouthfeel, tropical gorgeousness, citrus meets spice, tantalizing

Rosé Wine

2015 La Pitchoune, Vin Gris of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast $28.
Young watermelon, vibrant, amazing, pretty in pink, rockstar, sexy, great

Red Wine

2014 Martin Ray, Pinot Noir, Green Valley of the Russian River Valley $40.
Complex, tart cranberry, baking spices, silky tannins, earthy, land of wonderful, dark cherry


Bite Hard, Semi Sweet Apple Cider, Boonville, Anderson Valley $7 (22oz), $12/4pack
Lively, fun, sweet-tart, fresh, refreshing, apple-y, wow

Dessert Wine

2013 Davis Family Vineyards, Gratitude, Late Harvest Viognier, Saralee's Vineyard, Russian River Valley $35.
Air of wildflowers, white honey, mandarin zest, so sexy, light & complex, walking through a field of daffodils