The 7 Best North Carolina Wines to Serve at Thanksgiving

November 5, 2021
Triangle Around Town

Excerpt: A Meritage wine is best described as a Bordeaux-style wine made from at least two varietals in the Bordeaux region – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Carmenere.

So when we decided on the Meritage from Roxboro’s Tunnel Creek Vineyards, you know this will be one of the afternoon’s heavy hitters. The silky finish of this red wine with notes of cedar and dark fruit will be an instant hit with the red wine drinkers at your house for Thanksgiving. Red, rich and dark. This wine will entice the tastebuds.

Pair this wine with a Porchetta-style roast turkey breast. The touch of fennel, bacon and pancetta with the juicy roasted turkey should make your mouth water just reading this. Wine. Pork. Poultry. You can’t miss! This recipe comes courtesy of Bon Appetit.

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