what is a good wine to serve with christmas dinner?

entertaining family for the first time this year. need a good christmas dinner wine - i'm wine stupid!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    You've received great advice here with some good choices. The one exception is to skip the Asti. If you go the champagne route, either go with a real champagne (only wines made in the champing region of France can be called this. If they are made other places they are sparkling wines or 'method champagnoise') or a decent, reasonable sparkling wine like Chateau St. Michelle from WA state.

    Have fun and Cheers!

  • 1 decade ago

    What are you having? Fish or chicken--white. Red meat--red. What kind of white or red varies depending on what your eating. You should be able to ask the person at the wine store for a suggestion based on what you are serving.

  • 1 decade ago

    I prefer red wine with any type of meal. A good Merlot generally does the trick for me.

  • 4 years ago

    Puerto Rican type: * Appetizers like Fried eco-friendly Plantain cups crammed with Shrimp in Creole Sauce. * an impressive pork Roast (or total pig) with a lot of garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and cumin rubbed in. * Yellow rice with pigeon peas. * Pasteles (plantain tamales). * Yams or ripe fried plantains. * Fried Yucca or in a Vinegar and Onion alleviation. * Salad * Coconut custard or rice with coconut milk, raisins and cinnamon. * Coquito (coconut cream, a hundred and fifty-data rum, cinnamon, brown sugar) (like eggnog) * Wine, Beer, mixed beverages

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  • 1 decade ago

    cabernet sauvignon if you like reds

    chardonney, if you like whites

    they are mild wines and everybody accepts them

    if you want to get a little wild, i would recommend a Malbec from Chile or Argentina

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    white wine trust me on this with red meats.

  • Todd C
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    depends on the guests some like sweet some like the cabernet.

    You could go champagne suggest asti spumante

  • 1 decade ago

    Both - please everyone.

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