Chasin' the Bird: Wine with Turkey


The title of this post refers not to jazz great Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, but to the wines that pair well with turkey. What is the perfect accompaniment to "chase the bird" during the Thanksgiving meal?

A survey of online food and wine media reveals a myriad of answers ranging from whites to reds to sparkling wines and hard ciders. Below is a sampling of links offering recommendations on Thanksgiving wine pairings:

»Pairing Tips for Thanksgiving
»What Pairs Perfectly With This Menu? Not One Bottle But a Trio
»Scratch an American, Find an Immigrant
»The Essential Wine Guide: Holiday Wines
»In the Spirit of America
»A Revolutionary Thought
»Wine Finding Tool: Chicken and Turkey
»Thanksgiving Wine List
»Wine Dispensers: Thanksgiving
»Choosing the Tastiest Wines for This Year's Thanksgiving Feast
»Discovering a New World of Wines
»A Tangy Taste for the Holiday