Turkey Day is notoriously terrifying for the at-home sommelier. Suppose you’re into food and wine. Should you flaunt your connoisseurship and create precise pairings to wow the palate? Absolutely not. The cousin who only drinks Budweiser will get annoyed, and everyone else will think you’re a snob.
Americans enjoy wine. Last year, we surpassed France as the world’s largest wine-consuming nation. But too often, we’re intimated by it.