Somm Gift Kit 2021: Thanksgiving #2

Thank you for jumping on the 2021 Twin Cities Wine Education Thanksgiving Somm Kit Collection #2!

We think you’re going to have a blast learning about these wines and enjoying with Thanksgiving dinner. But first, in case you have no idea who we are, here’s an introduction from us, explaining who we are and what we do:

Let’s learn about your wines!

More links for learning

DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE COTES DU RHONE BLANC

Winesearcher: General info on the Cotes du Rhone region, grape varieties, and history

More on this great producer: Domaine de la Janasse

Opening A Bottle: Why Drink White Rhône Blends?

Rhône Rangers: The White Rhône Grapes

THREE DEGREES PINOT NOIR, WILLAMETTE VALLEY

Winesearcher: Willamette Valley overview, McMinnville AVA in particular, plus their excellent page on Pinot Noir

Forbes Magazine: The Story of an Oregon Wine Made by an Iranian Immigrant

Portland Monthly: Meet Mo Momtazi, Keeper of the Most Primal Grapes

VinePair: Biodynamic Wine, Explained

FITA RED, ALENTEJO, PORTUGAL

Winesearcher: overview on the region of Alentejo

Decanter Magazine: Alentejo Travel Guide

And hot off the press is the new best wine book on Portugal and Portuguese wines: Foot Trodden (this is a MUST READ for wine lovers).

And finally…

Angela’s cranberry sauce recipe is legendary, awesome, awe-inspiring, and fun. Here you go:

Thank you, everyone! Enjoy your wines and have a great Thanksgiving!

Jason and Angela Kallsen