Holiday Wine Gift Suggestions from Andrew Lampasone of Wine Watch

Categories: Food Holidays

Pinot Noir

"Burgundy and Pinot Noir is another no brainer for Turkey day," said Lampasone. "Pinot Noir is the grape varietal and Burgundy is the region where it is from in France. They make Pinot Noir around the world today and because of its thin skin there have much less tannins making it a great choice for foods like turkey and its bright acidity make it a nice accompaniment to ham."

Suggested bottles:

Pali Riviera Pinot Noir Sonoma, 2010 - List Price $21
Figge Pelio Pinot Noir Monterey, 2009 - List Price $44.25
Migration Pinot Noir Russian River, 2011 - List Price $33
Lincourt Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills, 2010 - List Price $20


"Beaujolais is another great Turkey day wine with again a lighter structure and bright freshness it is great with a little chill also," said Lampasone.

Suggested bottles:

Villa Ponciago Fleurie la Reserve Beaujolais, 2009 - List Price $21.75

Wine Watch is located at 901 Progresso Drive in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-523-9463, or visit

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Wine Watch

901 Progresso Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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