The Best Brooklyn Wines to Drink on Thanksgiving

red hook winery viognier
Empire State Cellars

Say you’re taking a principled stand against turkey slaughter, but your family won’t indulge your New York ways by preparing you an alternative┬áprotein, so you’re just going to fill up on mashed potatoes and stuffing and contempt. Well, nothing goes quite so well with contempt, I mean those foods, as a Viognier, like the Red Hook Winery’s 2011 vintage, made from Long Island grapes from the Split Rock vineyard. It’s citrusy, flowery, and acidic-y, and ought to wrap around those starchy flavors exceptionally.

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