When it comes to Turkey Day drinking, certain grapes like Gamay and Pinot Noir have long been synonymous with Thanksgiving. This year, we’re making a conscious effort to break past the usual go-to staples and branch out into some of viticulture’s more obscure varieties: Trousseau
, Nerello Mascalese
, and Mencia.
Here are some wines from these off-the-beaten-path grapes that we can’t wait to sip this Thanksgiving.