Talk about fruity. From a veteran Oregon winemaker, this lively pick is redolent of pear, ripe banana, and peach blossom.Click here for the latest Thanksgiving red and white wine recommendations from the Real Simple Food Department.
Fresh and light, with a kick (sorry) of apricot and lychee.
Get the party started with this dry New Mexican sparkler. Among the highlights: fine bubbles and the slight pucker of green apple.
What do you get when you mix two winning grapes? All sorts of delicious flavors, like honeydew, peach, and jasmine. Bliss.
Big and rich, with a bright finish, this pick is extra turkey-friendly, thanks to tasty notes of tropical fruit, butterscotch, and oak.
Not to be confused with the sticky dessert wines also made from Muscat, this not-too-sweet white seduces with aromas of honeysuckle and basil.
Hints of blackberry, black cherry, and violets add elegance to this zippy wine from Italy.
Loaded with aromas of black currant and roses, this Beaujolais is surprisingly jammy without being overpowering.
Everything we love about Pinot Noir: Bing cherry notes, a medium body, and a floral, smoky perfume.
A juicy example of one of America’s great grapes. Easy to drink on its own yet complex enough to stand up to the heartiest dishes on the table.
Made from an unusual blend of Italian varietals, this spicy, plummy red takes hold and won’t let go. Super satisfying.
A lush, vibrant mix of Nero d’Avola, Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Franc—think dark berries, cloves, and plums.