The best bottle of wine to bring to any holiday party, from Friendsgiving to your in-laws' Christmas dinner
- Picking the right wine to bring to a holiday party can be tricky - you want it to complement the food being served and you want everyone to like it.
- We talked to a sommelier and beverage expert for her picks on the best bottles of wine to bring to seven different types of holiday parties.
- Our expert gave bottle suggestions at three different price points: under $20, $20 to $50, and $50 and up.
'Tis the season for parties - and unlimited trips to the wine store.
From Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas, it's not surprising that wine consumption spikes in October, November, and December, according to The Beverage Spot.Bringing the right bottle to any holiday party or dinner can be tricky - there's a lot of pressure to pick a bottle that complements the food you'll be eating and guests' palates, especially if you're on a budget.
We talked to Gretchen Thomas, sommelier and vice president at Del Frisco's Grille and Barcelona Wine Bar, to get her picks on the best wines to bring for eight different holiday occasions. The holidays can get expensive, so we included three different price points: under $20, $20 to $50, and $50 and up.
From Friendsgiving to your best friend's Secret Santa party, here are the best wines to bring to your next holiday party.