A traditional Thanksgiving feast can be accompanied by a variety of different wines. Relax and enjoy the family and friends. Enjoy the meal and let the wine flow! Reds, whites, Roses and Champagnes will all complement  your dinner.

Aperitifs, Soups and Starters

Thanksgiving dinner can be a marathon event. Keep the starting wines light.

Ca Furlan Prosecco $11.99 ea. A delicately dry Italian sparkling wine.  Light and airy.  Great by itself, and priced to make perfect Mimosas!

Graham Beck Rosé Brut $19.99 ea. A pale, sparkling Rose, from South Africa. Done the “French Way,” Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. A fantastic starter!

Gruet Brut $16.99ea. From New Mexico, our favorite American fizz! Dry and zesty.

Duche de Longueville Sparkling Cider $8.99ea. From Normandy, France. A pure, tart, sparkling apple cider that embodies the flavor of Autumn.

The Main Course


Bichot Bourgogne Rouge $19.99ea. Pure, lacey, French Pinot Noir. Soft, fresh, black cherry scents make this a “first choice” red pairing!

Morgan Pinot Noir $29.99ea. No Californian Pinot Noir producer has made more delicious, delicate, soft Pinots as consistently!

Dante Pinot Noir $14.99ea. Juicey and redolent of cranberries. This little value should be served slightly cooler than room temperature!

Colla Dolcetto d’ Alba $17.99ea. A silky, dry red from the Piedmont, northern Italy.

Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti $24.99ea. A Thanksgiving tradition for decades! In many households, the table is not complete without this wine.

Lecci Brunello di Montalcino 2007 $34.99ea. Lush, supple and so smooth! The velvety texture makes this a special pairing.

Bertani Amarone $99.99ea. SALE – Regularly $130.00 a bottle! Pull out all of the stops with this wine. It is  big, but so luxurious that it works!

Windisch Dornfelder $15.99ea. A semi -sweet red. This pure, fruity, German wine should be served chilled, and is utterly delicious with a roast turkey!


Metz Pinot Blanc d’Alsace $19.99ea. Our first choice! Smooth, fresh, no oak, just a pure white with a creamy texture.

A to Z Pinot Gris $17.99ea. No oak, richer than a Sauvignon, softer than a Chardonnay. A delicious, smooth white from Oregon to go with the bird!

De Villaine Bourgogne Blanc 2009 $29.99ea. This is what Chardonnay is all about! Judiciously oaked White Burgundy.

Merryvale Starmont Chardonnay $19.99ea. California’s answer to a French Pouilly Fuisse. Creamy and smooth.

Thanisch Riesling $14.99ea. Light as a feather, German Riesling. Fruity and fresh!


Les Lauzeraies Tavel Rosé $15.99ea. A dry, French Grenache Rosé from the Rhone Valley. Another traditional Thanksgiving classic.

Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace Sparkling Rosé $19.99ea.

100% Pinot Noir Rose. Dry delicate “Champagne Style.”

Canard Duchene Brut Rosé Champagne $39.99ea.  Do it up! Canard was owned by Veuve Clicquot for decades. This is a deliciously dry Rosé done in the same style as its former sibling! A Best Buy!

Lastly, there are no rules! Do you like big Cabernets and Zinfandels? Serve them!  Moscatos, white or Rose, with the sweet sparkle? Do it.  White and red Rhones? Serve them with pleasure.  Just serve the light, crisp, acidic whites with the appetizers, not the main course

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at La Petite Cave!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s