Curious about what the people who sell you wine will be drinking this Thanksgiving? Here's what they say they're planning for the main course and the wines they selected to go with it:
Bill Banford, Harry's Liquor, Wine & Cheese -- Turkey with Chappellet Gamay 1978 or 1979.
Addy Bassin, MacArthur Beverages -- Turkey and Brisket with Chateau Haut Brion 1959.
Manny Berman, Circle Liquors -- Turkey with Firestone Chardonnay 1978 and Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 1976.
Doug Burdette, Calvert Wines & Liquor -- Turkey with Bourgogne Blanc, La Reserve le Lion d'Or and a medoc; country ham with a red Chassagne Montrachet, La Maltroine, 1978, Deleger.
Dick Butler, Woodley Liquor -- Turkey with a California Chardonnay.
Herman Cohen, Central Liquor -- Turkey with Havelock Gordon Pinot Chardonnay 1978.
Sidney Danneman, Burka's Wine and Liquor Store -- Turkey with Steve Davidson, Apex Liquor -- Turkey with Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St. Jacques 1969, Ferdinand Pernot.
Russ Everett, Eagle Wine & Liquor -- Turkey with California Dry Chenin Blanc, either Dry Creek 1977 or Mondavi.
Jon Genderson, Schneider's Liquor Store -- Turkey with Fetzer Fume Blanc 1978.
Fred Gordon -- Turkey with Corton Charlemagne 1976, Bonneau de Martray.
Tom Hanna, A&A Liquor -- Turkey with Rauenthal Spatlese 1976, von Simern.
Bob Kacher, Continental Liquor -- Roast duck with Corton-Bressandes 1971, Prime de Marode, or turkey with sparkling Vouvray Monmousseau.
Bob Luskin and Fred Luskin, Bell Liquor -- Turkey with Pedroncelli Pinot Noir 1969 and Mondavi Fume Blanc 1978.
Sidney Moore, Mayflower Wine & Spirits -- Turkey or wild goose with Ponzi Oregon Riesling 1979.
John Rusnak, Capitol Hill Wine & Cheese -- either roast beef with a red Bordeaux or red Burgundy, turkey without sweet side dishes with a dry white Bordeaux, or turkey with sweet side dishes with a dry German Riesling or California Gewurztraminer.
Jerry Spears, Pearsons Liquor -- Turkey with Macon-Lugny Les Charmes 1978.
Jerry Winters, Chevy Chase Liquors -- Turkey with Macon Villages 1979, Paul Bocuse; Chateau Gruaud Larose, 1970; and Wehlener Sonnenuhr 1979 Kabinett.