The 14 Best Wines to Serve at Christmas
“We surveyed a master sommelier and wine experts around the country to determine the best bottles to serve at your celebratory Christmas meal. Here are 14 wines that will make your feast especially memorable.”
Red: Dal Forno Romano Valpolicella Superiore 2009
“The night before it was quiet in the house and we had sugar plums dancing in our heads, so why not in our glass too? This bottle from one of the top producers in the Veneto region of Italy is a very big wine filled with flavors of sugar-dusted dark plums, dark cherries, candied prunes and raisins, dark chocolate, jammy black fruit and spice,” says Alexander LaPratt, master sommelier and principal of Beast & Bottles and Atrium DUMBO in Brooklyn. “It will accompany well all of the seasonal dishes spread lavishly across the table, and the fuller-bodied structure and alcohol will certainly keep Jack Frost from nipping at your nose!”
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