Thanksgiving Wine Recommendations from Terroir’s Paul Grieco

Paul Grieco, winner of the 2012 JBF Award for Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional

 

With so many flavors on offer at Thanksgiving, the task of finding a bottle that plays nicely with all of them can make us even grouchier than our in-laws. Thankfully, we’ve enlisted Paul Grieco, who won the 2012 JBF Award for Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional, to do the pairing for us. His suggestions, which range from values to splurges, will take you from stuffing to turkey and back to leftovers.

 

Hirsch Zöbing Riesling 2009 ($24)

"Because nothing needs good, bracing acidity and crunchy terroir like a plate full of turkey and all the fixings."

 

Argyros Assyrtiko Santorini 2009 ($20)

"This Greek wine’s salty tang and bright, lively flavors make it the perfect palate-mate for stuffing and sweet potatoes."

 

Jean François Ganevat Les Chalasses Marnes Bleues 2009 ($65)

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On the Menu: Week of November 18

Outside the James Beard House

 

Spanish Holiday Table

Monday, November 19, 7:00 P.M.

No discussion of the South's booming food scene is complete without mentioning Cúrate, the spirited Asheville-based tapas bar that's helmed by a married couple who also happen to be alumni of El Bulli. Join us for a taste of the team's interpretation of classic Spanish holiday fare.

 

Thanksgiving with a Southern Twist

Thursday, November 22, 6:00 P.M.

Leave the basters and the kitchen twine at home and join us at the Beard House for a Down South–inspired Thanksgiving feast. That renowned hospitality will be on display this Turkey Day when acclaimed chef Scott Varnedoe comes up North to show us exactly how they do it in Baton Rouge.

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JBF Rings the New York Stock Exchange Bell!

JBF president Susan Ungaro rings the New York Stock Exchange bell

 

This morning, to mark our 25th anniversary and this Friday's Silver Anniversary Gala, JBF president Susan Ungaro rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange with chefs David Bouley and Emily Luchetti, the Four Season's Alex von Bidder, JBF trustees, and staff. Watch a video of the ringing ceremony below:

 

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Sweepstakes: Win a Copy of The Essential James Beard Cookbook

The James Beard Foundation is giving away five copies of The Essential James Beard, the new cookbook from St. Martin's Press

 

Need some inspiration for your Thanksgiving spread? St. Martin's Press has just released The Essential James Beard Cookbook: 450 Recipes that Shaped the Tradition of American Cooking, featuring recipes culled from twelve of James Beard's classic books, including Hors d'Oeuvre and Canapés, Menus for Entertaining, Beard on Pasta, and The Armchair James Beard. You can get your copy at our Amazon store or enter to win one of five free copies by entering our giveaway. Here's how:

 

Tweet the following message from your Twitter account:

 

The Essential James Beard Cookbook is on sale now! Retweet for a chance to win a copy! http://bit.ly/UF6xdG #essentialjamesbeard (Make sure to include the hashtag!)

 

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