Shelter in place from the autumn chill with a seasonal vegetable inspired supper made to pair with warming Napa Valley Merlots. Disclosure: The wines featured in this post were provided as media samples. All opinions are my own. October is #MerlotMe month: a celebration of this commonly used but oft overlooked single red wine varietal.…
Wine 101 and Wine Pairing Ideas
Wine with Asian food doesn't have to be a mystery. Learn what pairs amazingly well together and what food and wine is better left separate but equal.
The first weekend in October is National Moldovan Wine Day. Celebrate this oft overlooked and underrated wine country with savory vegan foods.
Three flawless food pairings recommended by the winemaker himself at Windy Oaks Estate in the seaside California town of Carmel.
Try the workhorse Italian white wine with the jack of all trades vegetable. They pair with lots of things but most importantly each other.
The Sangiovanni winery in Italy has the unique distinction of being the country’s first certified vegan winery. The question is, does it really matter?
There are some wines that you don’t really feel the need to pair food with. However, if I did have to pair something with Yarden Wines it would be a simple meat and seafood number prepared Japanese style.
Peter Logan of Logan Wines has been making wine for nearly a quarter of century. The key has always been experimentation as evidenced by his Clementine wine but few may know of his bacon beginnings.
Food and wine pairing receives a twist when also paired with a cookbook. Pair an all time favorite American diner food with some classy bubbles and a recipe from a beloved California restaurant.
Alpine wine is like a breath of fresh mountain air, especially if you can find one without added sulfites. This Jacquere from France is unique, but it may be hard to find like many other godforsaken grapes.
Petit Manseng is a rare grape varietal that may be hard to find but pairs very well with Asian food, particularly Southeast Asian food, if you do.
Finally! A winemaker that just tells me what to pair with his wine. It really does make it so much easier, but these fresh Pet Nats from Gilbert Family Wines are already very food friendly and easy to pair.
You might be an oenophile, but are you a Rasteau-farian too? Take this brief 7 question wine quiz to find out.
Life is like a bottle of Texas wine. You never know what you can pair it with. These fine wines from Pedernales Cellars may just surprise the spice out of you in 3 ways.
What do you get when you pair wine and cheese? Ice cream of course. Only in San Francisco at Humphry Slocombe ice creamery.
Ménage à tomato? Pairing a storied Chianti Classico from the oldest winery in Italy, Barone Ricasoli, with variations on the red-headed tomato and extra virign olive oil.
Move over cheeseboard, and make room for the grazing table. With its self-serve, better-looking-than-a-buffet-but-still-a-buffet look, throw it together with these 9 simple ideas.
The next hottest food and wine destination down under is a hop, skip, and kangaroo jump away from Sydney in a town called Mudgee. Get inspired by these ten mouthwatering morsels.
Meet 25 winemakers who are shaping the burgeoning wine scene in Australia. After spending a lifetime make the best wine possible, here is what they would eat with it.
French Malbecs are like Cat Woman: dressed in all black but lithe and nimble (on the tongue). They come from a town named Cahors and pair with Chinese duck prepared these four ways.