Just when you think you’ve drunk everything, along comes Spanish cider to percolate your beverage world.
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.
Curry paired with red wine? Before you cringe with despair, these red wines from the Mudgee wine region in Australia just might just surprise you. Wines with Hard to Pair Foods This month the Wine Pairing Weekend (#winepw) writers tackle hard to pair foods with wines. These typically include foods like asparagus, artichokes, cruciferous vegetables…
Do you prefer to drink your carbs rather than eat them? Check out this gluten free brunch paired with wines from one of Italy’s best lambrusco producers.
Linger at the table a little longer with this vegetarian menu inspired by an food memoir with indispensable tips on Argentinian cuisine. Disclosure: The wines and book were provided as samples for my review. All opinions are my own. When you decide to dish out your entire family for public consumption, there are only 2…
Four versions of the classic Hawaiian poke meet the classic French wine from Chablis and the the results were VERY unexpected. A Classic French Wine This month the French #winophiles take on the classic mineral driven wines of Chablis, famous for its oyster shell laden terroir. Made from 100% Chardonnay grapes, Chablis is profoundly unique…
A holiday party just doesn’t seem the same without sparkling wine. These two Italian sparklers from Val d’Oca are just the kind of easy party starters you can find for under $15.
Turkey isn’t the only thing getting stuffed for Thanksgiving. Try stuffing a honeynut squash with a wholesome wild rice mix with no cheese or breadcrumbs but lots of flavor.
Virginia is for lovers of all kinds. Is it for wine and food lovers too?
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.…
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.