Best Christmas Wine Pairing

Christmas time, it’s holiday time. And what firstly comes to our mind when we think about Christmas is our day’s off which are converted to “time to enjoy with our beloved one”. Holidays are always well spent to start with family and friends’ celebration and enjoying delicious food, holiday music, and fabulous wine is which Is the most loveable thing about this season.

When it comes to wine, we can say that there might be a little bit difficult, which is not. We are going to share with you some small tips and rules that will help you choosing the perfect wine this Christmas.

Wine has two important rules, and it is you that decides which one to follow, and this where it all begins.

  1. You can buy a wine that compliments the food.
  2. Or a wine that enhances the flavor of the food.

Think of it kind of like you do with food. When you’re eating a big juicy steak that can be a little fatty, adding a chimichurri sauce or lemon juice will cut through the fat and balance the dish. It’s the same with wine. So, if at a certain point you have a creamy buttery gouda cheese, pairing it with an acid Sauvignon Blanc would cut through the buttery taste and balance the flavors.

Basically, at this point the most important rule Is that wine and food need to be combined with each other.  And of course, we have three tips for you regarding wine and food combination:

  1. Red Wines is better combined with full flavored meats. (Steak, lamb, etc.)
  2. White Wines can be a perfect combination with lighter dishes. (Fish, seafood, chicken, etc.)
  3. Match wine flavors and intensity to the food you are serving it with.

As we mentioned choosing the perfect wine has its own difficulties, because the importance that wine has in this kind of celebration it’s a bit special. And that’s why even the wine it self needs to be really special, just like the moment.

Basically, we found It a necessary to give some wine pairing ideas.

Wine Pairings To Serve With Holiday Dinner:

  1. Sauvignon Blanc

Pairs well with:

  • Citrus rubbed turkey
  • Roasted vegetables
  • Seafood
  • Sweet Potato Pie
  1. Chardonnay

Pairs well with:

  • Deep fried turkey or chicken
  • Green bean casserole
  • Lemon bars
  1. Pinot Noir

Pairs well with:

  • Spice rubbed turkey breast
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Apple pie


  1. Zinfandel

Pairs well with:

  • Roasted turkey
  • Spiral ham
  • Herbed stuffing
  • Red Velvet Cheesecake


  1. Sparkling Wine

Pairs well with:

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Asparagus
  • Sweet potato casserole
  • Pecan pie


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