Category Archives: Food Pairing

Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

People eating and pouring wine.

Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Primer Tis’ the season to gather, give thanks and enjoy good food and wine. The key to any special gathering is being a great host and thoughtfully selecting the food and wine for your event. Food and wine are the catalysts to bringing people together. Whether you’re planning a classic […]

Cabernet Sauvignon and Meatless, Vegetarian, and Traditional Pairings

Cabernet and umami slider.

Recipe: Umami Sliders w/ Miso Mushroom Patties Today’s modern diet demands “out-of-the-box” thinking. Food & wine lovers can look beyond the standard Cabernet and meat pairing. Cabernet complements fish and vegetables as well! Some say the true test of a chef is experiencing how creatively they pair wine with meatless dishes. We’ve included ideas for […]

Football and Wine the Ultimate Matchup

Football and Wine Pairing

Wine, food, football and friends – what could be better? Whether you have a large group of friends coming over for a viewing party, or a couple of friends to watch the highlights – you’re going to need a few snacks and libations to get you all in the game day mood. While football and […]

The Best Wines to Pair with Pizza

  Wine and pizza. Like bacon and eggs and cookies and milk, some things in life are just meant to be. Although, these days there are just about as many pizza toppings out there as there are wine varieties, and that’s where things can get a little tricky. In general with pairings stick to the […]

The Best Wine to Pair with Chicken

Satisfy your thirst to know the best pour for the poultry on your plate. Read on for some background — and some suggestions, too. What Wine to Pair with Chicken? One reason for chicken’s popularity is that it tastes good with so many different foods. Another is that it’s flexible with wine. Unlike steak, which […]

Perfect Wine Pairings: Easter Basket Edition

peep in wine glass

Easter is one of those holidays that can be tough to celebrate once you’re an official grown-up. But why should kids have all the fun? While you’re busy playing Easter bunny and filling up all those plastic eggs for Sunday, maybe it’s time to enjoy the perks of being an adult and pair those sweet confections […]

Zinfandel: BBQ’s Perfect Mate

For many people across the U.S. Memorial Day has become the unofficial kick off to summer. And you know what that means? Time to fly your flag, slather on some sunscreen and fire up the BBQ . Last week we shared some amazing Zinfandels with you and this week we have even more to offer […]