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Mare-what?! The unusually hardy wine grape that pairs well with Thanksgiving.

Marechal Foch (pronounced: "mer-shall foshe"). This lesser-known varietal packs a lot of flavor and is a wonderfully food-friendly wine. It's bursting with fruity flavors, yet finishes with a nice subtlety that will leave you wanting more. It pairs well with roasts and game meat such as deer or elk. It also is a great wine for the holidays. In fact, Whole Foods in the Pearl District is featuring ours for Thanksgiving! A French hybrid grape, it is not used in commercial winemaking in Europe due to European Union regulations. The date it was introduced to the USA is unknown; but it was planted in Canada for the first time in 1946.  Marechal Foch is every winegrower's dream grape: it is...

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