Category Archives: Full Spectrum

Wine Spectrum’s Where to Taste in Wine Country Primer

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Wine country is a beautiful destination for food and wine lovers. More wineries are opening up and ready to welcome you back to our beloved wine country. With so many wineries it’s challenging to know which ones to visit. Our team lives and breaths wine country—some of us taste at wineries every weekend! Here are […]

The Best Wine to Pair with Chicken

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Chicken is a favorite protein known for its versatility. It pairs with so many different seasonings, side dishes, and accompaniments. It’s economical and a flexible protein to pair with wine. The meat itself is a bit of a hybrid—part lean white meat, part rich dark meat. A simple roasted chicken, for example, pairs equally well […]

Top 5 Best Food & Wine Movies—Paired With Wine

Wine and film share a profound link: the ability of a single sip or scene to transport your senses away to a wholly different time and place. Below are our staff picks for best movies that celebrate food & wine. Elevate your movie watching with our suggested wine pairings. TOP 5 FOOD & WINE MOVIES […]

Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

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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 […]

Understanding Napa Valley & Cabernet Sauvignon

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The prominence of Napa Valley wine on the world stage is largely due to the efforts of their vintners during the last 50 years. People like Robert Mondavi, Napa Valley’s greatest marketer, fully embodied the collective spirit and camaraderie that gave rise to Napa Valley’s success and quality. (source) The Judgement of Paris If a […]

How to Find The Best Deal on Cabernet: 8 Cabs under $50

Cabernet Cache Good Cabernets are getting ever more expensive: $100, $200, $300 are the prices coming out of Napa Valley. Deep, rich, and power-packed, Cabernet has plenty of appeal. It’s the ultimate meat wine, the mainstay of auctions, and at pinnacle of red wines that are age worthy. Why is Cabernet So Expensive? Location, location, […]

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