Thanksgiving Recommendations 2018

With turkey day later this week, here are some good recommendations that won’t break the bank!

2014 Haven’s Winery Merlot $19.99
Deep purple color with black cherry notes and hints of chocolate and coffee. Full body but not overpowering! This will pair well with turkey for the red wine lovers!

2015 Trimbach Riesling Alsace France $16.99
Hints of citrus on the nose with fragrance of ginger and pineapple. A little dry but will pair well with turkey for the white wine lovers!

2016 Schloss Johannisberger Germany Riesling $18.99
Aromas of ripe citrus with a fresh juicy feel on the palate, on the sweet side. Great for those who want a sweet finish to that bite of turkey and dressing!

2016 Chalk Hill Sauvignon Blanc $16.99
Starts out with intense passion fruits of peaches and grapefruit. Medium body with a long finish. Great for red wine lovers who want something cold but the body of a red!

2016 Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio $18.99
Dry white wine with flavor of golden delicious apples. Another great white wine for turkey day!

I found these wines at my local Costco.

About myredwineguys

My red wine guys, Jim and Rich, have been drinking and comparing red wines together for the last 10 years. We drink reds exclusively (except for champagne during New Year’s Eve celebration's or special occasions). In our search to find the best red wine for the buck, we are constantly buying and drinking a variety of reds. Frequently, we see many of our favorite reds increase in price (making them impractical to buy and consume with the dismal economy). This motivates us to try and compare lesser known reds from a variety of wineries. We are constantly telling our friends where to buy and save on these great reds. One weekend over a bottle of red wine (of course), we decided to share our recommendations with the world via a blog (with the support of our wives who really think this is another way for us to drink more red wine). We are going to be making road trips up the coast and sharing our opinions on some great California Reds. Jim is a retired Navy Senior Chief now working as a Navy Technical Rep. His world travels have given him the opportunity to taste wines on different continents. He finds himself often comparing them to his favorite region – Napa Valley’s Oakville/Rutherford districts that produce some of the world’s best Cabernet Sauvignon's. Richard is a musician who grew up in Santa Maria with a family rich with red wine tradition. According to the family legends, his grandfather used to make wine out of grapefruit when grapes were not available. He grew up drinking and making wine with his father and other Italian families in the central coast, long before there were grape vines in the area. In fact, the reason his family located to California was to make wine! Thank you for visiting our site! We hope you enjoy a glass of exceptional red wine soon!
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