This starts to come up, normally around now….people want to know what wine to buy for Christmas dinner.
While wine and Thanksgiving is a bit easier to talk about, namely because everyone pretty much eats the same stuff here in America, Christmas is a bit of a bigger challenge.
Really, there should be only one tried and true rule for when you want to serve wine at Christmas dinner.
Serve what you want. Serve what you normally drink. What’s the good in having a perfect pairing of Carmenere and your roast beef if everyone simply loves Pinot Noir?
Let’s not make this overly complicated, there’s enough of that already in the wine trade.