The holidays are just around the corner. Are you trying to decide which Thanksgiving 2023 wines to pour? Perhaps you’re looking for a good pairing for your turkey feast or, on the other hand, a special bottle to take to a family dinner or an evening with good friends. If you love red wine, for example, some good bets are Pinot Noir, Syrah and Merlot. But if you prefer whites, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Albariño, and Chardonnay work well. Similarly, Sparkling wines and Rosé are also good options. Above all, there is no right or wrong! Read on for our suggestions.
Yellowstone Cellars is a must-stop visit, if you’re anywhere near Billings, Montana. We spent a party weekend at the winery, and were impressed with both the wines and the laid-back, warm atmosphere. Winery founder Clint Peck, and his daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Brandon Skarsten, who now own the winery, kindly invited us to join their family members and friends to celebrate many milestone birthdays and anniversaries — including those of our good friends and neighbors, Jill and Ken Peck. So, after our June road trip through Washington wine country, we drove to Yellowstone Cellars. And we discovered the Skarstens and the Pecks treat friends like family, and customers like friends. Continue reading