Need some perfect wine pairings for your Thanksgiving leftovers? Here are 6 VQA wines for this week’s Wines of the Week expert picks, that are the perfect addition to your hot turkey and sandwiches, pumpkin seeds and your the side of scallop potatoes and stuffing Besides, the best way to extend the life of your thanksgiving dinner is to make sure you eat all of the food you cooked and support local by buying Ontario wines to pair perfectly.
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Expert Picks: Here are 6 Local Wines Worth Enjoying this Week
Peninsula Ridge Sauvignon Blanc
Chilled and ready to extend the life of summer, this Sauvignon Blanc is perfect with squash soup, roasted chicken or turkey and even order-in sushi perfect to have on hand for when the sun is shining and you need a tall glass of something refreshing and equality delicious.
Thirty Bench Winemaker’s Blend Riesling
Family Tree ‘The Goat Lady’ Chardonnay Speck Bros.
Did you happen to carve some pumpkins and bake up some seeds? This is a great pairing with salty pumpkin seeds as a TV snack and even your full on leftover thanksgiving dinner of turkey, stuffing and scallop potatoes!
Rosehall Run Pinot Noir VQA Defiant
Medium bodied goodness that pairs with your hambone soup, leftover honey glazed ham and well, just about anything else you had! This is a versatile wine from PEC that you’ll love so much you will want to open another bottle so you might as well order a few to have on hand!
13th Street Gamay
They don’t call it Gamayzing for nothing! This Gamay is wonderful slightly chilled, on it’s own or with leftover roast beef sandwiches. A touch of red fruit mixed with smoke and pepper will have you craving more!
Have lamb chops, slow cooked pork or or even roast beef leftovers? Trius red is the perfect companion. One of the best full bodied reds to ever be made in Ontario and it’s worth stocking up on.
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