How You Can Enjoy the Central Coast Wine Experience Without the Thanksgiving Travel


Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate the holiday than by sipping on the best of California’s Central Coast’s savory, flavorful wines.

But with all the hustle and bustle that comes with the season, holiday travel goes hand-in-hand with headaches and hassles.

The good news? You can experience the best of Central Coast Wine right from your home this holiday season. And to make sure you get the most from your wine, here are a few pairing suggestions to get you started:

  • For appetizers like fresh fruit and vegetables or cold, fresh seafood, pair with Tangent Albariño for a wine that’s easily drinkable with bright, crisp acidity.
  • When it’s time for the main event, pour a beautifully, balanced Pinot Noir from Stephen Ross Wine Cellars. It pairs well with everything from turkey and stuffing to cornbread and cranberries.  If you are having a New York strip, prime rib or lamb, pair with Parrish Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. The creamy, richness of the meat creates wonderful harmony with the black fruit and pepper notes in the wine.
  • And, we can’t forget dessert! Finish it off with a glass of Zocker Late Harvest Grüner Veltliner for a perfect pumpkin pie pairing!

So enjoy a Thanksgiving table with more taste and less travel! And for more on the Central Coast Wine Experience, watch our segment below highlighting where to stay and play on the Central Coast.