Thanksgiving Recipes & Pairings

Nov 21, 2020


One of the essential elements of any Thanksgiving celebration is selecting the wine. With so many flavors on the menu, choosing the best wines to partner with your favorite main dishes and sides can seem daunting. Napa chef and sommelier and winner of season 4 of Hell’s Kitchen, Christina Machamer, is here to help. Her must-have cooking tips and wine pairing suggestions will help you take your Thanksgiving feast from excellent to extraordinary! View recorded tasting below.


  • DateNov 21, 2020

Napa chef and sommelier, Christina Machamer, joins Frank Family Proprietor, Leslie Frank, in her Rutherford kitchen for a hands-on Thanksgiving cooking demonstration. With 2020 becoming a year that families are celebrating in new ways, Chef Christina offers her expert tips and tricks for how to prepare meals for large and small parties. She delicately crafts a beautifully arranged cheese board, hand-tosses Nana's Wine Country Stuffing, and shares her secret ingredient for a crispy golden-skinned Turkey, regardless of the size of the bird. Frank Family's Director of Hospitality, Liam Gearity also joined the fun to share his expertise in pairing the perfect Frank Family wines with each dish, because regardless of the size of your celebration, the meal is not complete without a bottle of Frank Family wine!

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Virtual Tasting Series

Join and taste along with the Frank Family team as we exchange stories, tasting tidbits, and friendly banter. Both private and public tastings are available. Public tastings are broadcasted monthly on Zoom. Read on for details on upcoming and previous events, ongoing private tastings, and to acquire the wines to taste along live or on your own time.