10 Thanksgiving Wine Recs Under $20 to Serve This Year

We've got reds and whites to pair with your feast.

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Wines can be as diverse as the dishes on the table, which means there's no hard-and-fast rule for picking the right bottle. To help guide you, we turned to Tom Firth, of the National Tasting Panel, to find out what you should pair with your Thanksgiving feast.

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Thanksgiving Wine red blend
Editors' Pick: Sutter Home Red Blend


This flavorful blend of zinfandel, merlot, and cabernet carries notes of vanilla and spicy oak that makes it the perfect red wine for Thanksgiving dinner. The smooth finish goes well with poultry dishes like herb roasted chicken or, of course, turkey.

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thanksgiving wine Barefoot Pinot G
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Expert's Pick: Barefoot Pinot Grigio (Non-Vintage)


With refreshing green apple flavors and a crisp, clean finish, this California classic is easy to enjoy before, during, and after the meal.

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thanksgiving wine Josh Cellars CABERNET SAUVIGNON
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Editors' Pick: Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2014


This medium-bodied wine is filled with flavors of delicious dark fruits like blackcurrant and blackberry with touches of vanilla toasty oak flavors. This wine will pair well with any meat you serve at dinner this year.

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thanksgiving wine Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet
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Expert's Pick: Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet


Aromas of cherries, blueberry, and spice complement the subtle vanilla notes in this California wine.

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thanksgiving wine Greystone
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Editors' Pick: 2014 Greystone Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon


Graham crackers, cocoa powder, vanilla, plums, and raspberries aromas make up the flavor profile of this rich red California wine a great addition to your table this holiday.

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thanksgiving wine Remole Toscana
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Expert's Pick: 2014 Frescobaldi Rèmole Toscana


Ripe berry fruits like raspberry and black cherries mixed with the spicy notes of black pepper and eucalyptus make this Italian wine a delightfully drinkable choice.

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thanksgiving wine Less- Fitch Chardonnay
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Editors' Pick: 2015 Leese-Fitch Chardonnay


This fruity golden California wine is round with pleasing notes of tangerine, citrus, pineapple, and green apple flavor that leaves a smooth and lasting finish.

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thanksgiving wine Fetzer Vineyards Gewürztraminer Shady Loam
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Expert's Pick: Fetzer Vineyards Gewürztraminer Shaly Loam


A fruity California wine with aromatics of cinnamon, orange spice, pineapple, caramelized apples, cloves, and pear.

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thanksgiving wine Rotari Brut Rose
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Editors' Pick: 2013 Rotari Brut Rose Sparkling Wine


This pale pink sparkling wine has a sweet aroma of berries, currants and pineapples mixed with hints of yeast and spices that is both vibrant in color and taste.

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Thanksgiving Wine dr loosen
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Expert's Pick: 2015 Dr. Loosen Blue Slate Estate Kabinett


Fresh, vibrant, and perfectly balanced, this German wine pairs well with almost anything on the Thanksgiving table.

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