In order to survive the
holidays, namely ones where cooking and extended family members are involved, wine is required. Doctors should be doling out Pinot Noir prescriptions. Use for: maintaining sanity; side effects may include hangovers. But since they don’t (ugh), we’ve rounded up the best bottles for Thanksgiving.
Our Top Picks
How We Chose These Wines
Choosing wines for Thanksgiving dinner is a huge task, so we reached out to some professionals for help. We tapped into the expertise of chefs, beverage directors, bartenders, restaurateurs, and industry folks to see what they will be serving for their Turkey Day. We made sure to include a diverse list of wines, from light-bodied red to crisp whites and many sparkling options to cut through the heaviness of the meal. We also rounded up wines that fit a variety of budgets, from the super bougie to the affordable everyday. So whether you are looking for a bottle to bring to the in-laws that will impress, or just need to have a stocked wine fridge on hand to get through the family gathering, these are the best wines to serve at Thanksgiving.
Looking for more drink options for the holidays? Check out these festive cocktails or go for these fall punch options. Want something lower ABV? Here are our favorite mocktails for any occasion. Still working out all the details around the food menu? No worries. Here are all our resources for cooking a stellar Thanksgiving meal.