Iris Inspiration for your Thanksgiving Dinner November 17 2015
Thanksgiving is almost here! What better way to celebrate the holiday than pairing your meal with some outstanding wine? Our winemaker, Aaron Lieberman, has some suggestions if you’d like to know which of your Iris favorites will work well with your Thanksgiving spread.
Aaron: My experience is that Thanksgiving meals are typically fairly heavy and strongly flavored. I usually recommend a Syrah if only one wine will be served. Our 2012 Oregon Syrah will work perfectly for the occasion. If you are concerned about spending a lot of money on a big group of wine drinkers, the Red ONE could be a good option as it’s a Syrah blend. If you’d really like to impress your family and friends, our newly released C Block Pinot Noir is an outstanding wine that is sure to delight. For white wine drinkers I'd have to recommend our Chardonnay as it will pair nicely with turkey, gravy, buttery mashed potatoes, and other such things. Of course, the After Dinner Chardonnay would be a lovely compliment to pumpkin or apple pie!
The wines above can be purchased by visiting our online store. There’s still time to have them shipped before Thanksgiving! You’ll have to visit our Tasting Room, though, in order to taste and purchase the newly release 2014 C Block Pinot Noir and 2014 Oregon Chardonnay. Cheers to a Happy Thanksgiving!
Black Friday Chestnut Roasting Party November 24 2014
In what we hope will be an annual tradition, Richard will be roasting chestnuts on Friday afternoon (Black Friday). The chestnuts are harvested from an orchard onsite and are quite delicious! We will also be releasing a new vintage, an After Dinner Chardonnay, which we are excited to share. We hope you’ll join us for this festive afternoon as we kick off the holiday season!
We will also be open on Wednesday in case you need to get some wine prior to Thanksgiving, and we’ll have extended hours all weekend. Of course, we’re closed Thanksgiving Day to spend time with family on the holiday. Below are some photos from our last Trellis Club Party where Richard fired up the chestnut roaster for our members. Cheers and Happy Holidays!