Month: November 2013

General Wine

Thanksgiving: A feast of food and wine

This is my favorite column of the year when I call on the wine experts for their Thanksgiving Day dinner suggestions. Once again, I am grateful to them for sharing their superb insights with Wine Novice readers. What follows are 24 wines — 13 white, 11 red — that promise to enhance the multitude of […]

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Eleven Wine Novice picks make Best Buy list

The November issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine is one of my top reads for the staff’s Thanksgiving wine selections. This year, there is a nice article on “Thanksgiving Spanish Style” featuring side dishes and wines that would make Columbus feel right at home. The Spanish paprika and herb-rubbed turkey looked spectacular in the photograph, and […]

General Wine

Seven wines to make holiday hearts sing

It’s been a busy few weeks attending wine tastings at local shops and here are some of my recommendations for your consideration. • 2011 Butternut Chardonnay, Napa Valley, $11.99 — The BNA Wine Group is headquartered in the heart of the country western music world — Nashville, Tenn. — yet the sweet sounds are coming […]