Whether it’s ham, turkey or something else, this list from About.com is a great little cheat sheet when preparing your dinner this year.
Wines to Serve with Ham
Reds:Beajolais Nouveau , Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Tempranillo
Whites: Riesling and Gewurztraminer
Wines to Serve with Turkey
Reds: Pinot Noir , Zinfandel , Syrah/Shiraz, Beajolais Nouveau
Whites: Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Riesling, Gewurztraminer
Wines to Serve with Goose
Reds: Zinfandel , Red Burgundy, Tempranillo
Whites: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
Wines to Serve with Prime Rib
Reds: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Shiraz, Tempranillo
Whites: Typically white wines have a difficult time holding up to the bold flavors found in red meats, so while it is possible to enjoy white wines with red meats, it is challenging to find a good match.