In this day and age when so many of us are going green in an effort to save our planet, many Thanksgiving dinners will be prepared using organically grown food products. Why not consider serving an organic wine to complement that meal and make it a totally green, eco-friendly Thanksgiving holiday. There a number of great organic wines on the market today made with organically grown grapes and no chemicals whatsoever making them very sustainable.
Here is a list of 5 of those organic wines that will definitely add a nice complement to your Thanksgiving dinner.
1. 2007 Prosecco Perlage Riva Moretta: This sparkling trendy wine is ideal for entertaining and celebrating the season of Thanksgiving. It’s described as a joyful drink with its clean, crisp and lively characteristics. This organically produced wine can be served with everything from your appetizers to your desserts. It’s very good served with poultry so will make a nice complement to your Green Thanksgiving Dinner. It’s available through French Wine Online.
2. 2007 Bordeaux, Chateau moulin de perjronon: This organic wine is a classic blend with black currant, plum & cherry flavors. The “green ” grown grapes that are used to produce this wine make it an ideal wine to serve with your Thanksgiving turkey or it can also be used as a dessert wine. It has a distinctive vanilla spice aroma that’s perfect with those cinnamon spiced desserts or squash dishes and any of those other delicious entrees that will be gracing your Thanksgiving dinner table. This wine is a combination of Cabernet Sauvigon, Merlot, Malbec and Cabarnet Franc all combined to make one great organic wine.(I love this one.) It’s also available through French Wine Online.
3. 2007 Gewurztaminer Eugene Meyer=Alsace: Listed as one of the outstanding organic wines, this superb white wine sports an unmistakable bouquet and a sweet fruitness that makes it an ideal dessert wine. The biodynamic, vegan grown grapes with no chemicals at all used to make this wine is what makes it such an outstanding, flavorful organic wine. It’s available through The Organic Wine Company.com.
4.Pisato Montepulciano: This wine made with organically grown grapes is perfect with turkey and other rich poultry dishes. You may want to consider this organic wine as an alternative to Chianti with its soft tannins and hints of dried fruit. It’s bold ruby color and dry silky notes will also complement Italian food. It’s available at Whole Foods Stores.
5. Paso a Paso Tempranillo: The grapes for this organic wine come from the sandy soils of Spain.This powerful Tempranillo wine is perfect for drinking with hearty winter dishes that you may be serving for your Thanksgiving dinner. It’s also great served with cheeses that you may be serving as before dinner appetizers. It has a deep opaque color and ripe plum and toffee aromas. It’s also available at Whole Foods Stores.
Don’t let the names of these organic wines fool you into thinking that they are way out of your price range. They are very reasonably priced within $15.00 to $25.00 per bottle.
Sources: Whole Foods Stores
French wine online.com
The Organic Wine Company.com