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Last Minute Thanksgiving Whites - 11/25/15

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60
Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

Vier Jahreszeiten Durkheimer Schenkenbohl, Gewurtztraminer, Pfalz Kabinet '12  *1/2  $
(Well made sweet gewurtz, could work with apple pie)

Husch Gewurtztraminer, Anderson Valley '12 * $
(A modest gewurtz, dry fresh citrus fruit, varietal notes)

Ch. Ste. Michelle Riesling, Columbia Valley '13 *1/2 $  VALUE
(Very clean and enjoyable riesling, off-dry, perfect for T'giving)

Cave de Beblenheim Riesling, Heimberger Alsace '12 ** $  VALUE
(Super slick, bone dry riesling for the sauerkraut/sausage crowd)

Raimat Albarino, Costeres del Segre '14 ** $
(An aromatic Spanish white, full and round, good acidity, lively)

Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Reds Wine, Spirits, Deli & Meats.
Visit them atwww.redswinenspirits.com.


Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he started getting serious about Sunday night dinners was the same moment he started getting serious about wine. Over the years, he has benefited greatly from being a member of the Cork and Fork Society of Baltimore, a gentlemen's dining club that serves black tie meals cooked by the members themselves who are some of Baltimore's most accomplished amateur cooks.
As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill. A fifth generation Baltimorean, Hugh has been involved in all aspects of craft brewing.