Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey

This recipe for grilling a whole turkey—a method that yields a smoky flavor and crisp skin while freeing up oven space for side dishes—comes from Barbara Ries of San Rafael, California. Grilling works the best with a bird that's been soaked in a brine solution overnight.Barbara Ries

This recipe for grilling a whole turkey—a method that yields a smoky flavor and crisp skin while freeing up oven space for side dishes—comes from Barbara Ries of San Rafael, California. Grilling works the best with a bird that's been soaked in a brine solution overnight.

Pairing Note This smoky bird pairs well with the 2001 Bodegas Breton Criadores Rioja Reserva "Loriñon" ($18), with its roasted coffee tones and smooth fruit. —David Rosengarten