16 Thanksgiving Reds Besides Beaujolais Nouveau

Get ready to feast with these new reviews of turkey-friendly Pinot Noir, Chianti and more from around the world, up to 95 points and priced $35 or less

16 Thanksgiving Reds Besides Beaujolais Nouveau
There's a worldwide selection of delicious red wines to pair with turkey and classic Thanksgiving side dishes. (Drazen Zigic/Getty Images)
Nov 18, 2021

For wine lovers, the second half of November is game on! The season offers ample opportunity to open a good red, whether it's a Beaujolais Nouveau or bottles from places farther flung. Whether you'll be sipping them on their own or pairing them with Thanksgiving turkey, the high-quality, affordable reds in this assortment share many similarities with Beaujolais Nouveau (Read our 2021 Nouveau reviews and news), and even with Nouveau's elevated counterpart, cru Beaujolais.

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