Hot chocolate, egg nog, and warm apple cider are winter holiday favorites, but here are some other drinks to add to your list (sorry kids, for those 21 and up only). From wines to beers, here’s a brief list of beverages that complement your hearty holiday meals. Pair these drinks with your favorite winter supper today.
Cabernet Sauvignon – Great with dark chocolate, strong cheese, and steak, especially with perfectly seared Filet Mignon or prime rib.
Pinot Noir – Goes well with ham, fish, mushrooms, creamy sauces, and spicy seasonings.
Riesling – A versatile wine you can pair with roast duck, smoked fish, and even desserts and salads.
Sauvignon Blanc – Serve with turkey and savory sides like roasted vegetables, herb-filled stuffing, and rich sauces.
Victory Prima Pils – This pilsner is fantastic for rich and fatty holiday foods.
Sierra Nevada Celebration – Perfect for getting into the holiday spirit, with its spicy floral flavors and dry finish.
Ace Hard Perry Cider – Using the best apples, this cider is a refreshing alternative to beer and elegant enough to bring to the dinner table.
Woodchuck Hard Cider – Try the limited release winter ciders for a crisp and refreshing drink.
To go with these drinks, 2shopper’s got lots of unique glasses, cocktail mixers, and beer mugs for everyone. You can browse through them for last-minute gifts or great additions to your kitchen cabinet.
*For more information on other wine pairings, you can check out Hearty Winter Wines.
What are some of your favorite alcoholic beverages this season?