Food and Wine Pairing


Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret

Best Food Pairings for Claret


Looking for food pairings for that Claret? Whether it's a Merlot-based or Cabernet-based Claret, it will go best with specific vegetables...

Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling

Perfect Pairings for German Riesling


German Rieslings fall under Kabinett, Spatlese, Auslese and Beerenauslese in either Troken or Halbtroken styles and these all pair well...

How To Pair Wine With Dessert How To Pair Wine With Dessert How To Pair Wine With Dessert How To Pair Wine With Dessert

How To Pair Wine With Dessert


As the color of the dessert gets darker, so should the color of the wine. The wine should be as sweet as the dessert, with enough acidity...

Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips

Tips for Holiday Sips


For these joyous occasions, bottles are most often filled with a sparkling wine. If a social statement is to be made, Champagne is usually...

How to Match Cheese With Wine How to Match Cheese With Wine How to Match Cheese With Wine How to Match Cheese With Wine

How to Match Cheese With Wine


Years ago, pairing wine with cheese was considered a no-brainer. You simply followed a rule that red wine goes with hard cheese and white...

Nero d'Avola: The Wine Designed for Red Sauces Nero d'Avola: The Wine Designed for Red Sauces Nero d'Avola: The Wine Designed for Red Sauces Nero d'Avola: The Wine Designed for Red Sauces

Nero d'Avola: The Wine Designed for Red Sauces


Nero d'Avola is made from the Nero d'Avola grape, translated as Black of Avola, from the small town officially named Avola, located in...

Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety

Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety


Of all the varietal wines produced in Argentina, Torrontés is remarkable in that it is a truly native Argentine grape variety. The grape is...

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Independence Day Wine Cocktails


Everyone knows about Sangria, and you probably even have a favorite recipe for it. And if you don't, then we have one on here for you, just...

Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season

Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season


Melon and Proscuito Wraps are sweet, salty, juicy snacks and pair best with a dry Rosé. medium-bodied, floral white wine like an Argentine...

Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings

Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings


Bienconvino, which translates into "good with wine", is the brainchild of Argentinian sommeliers Valeria Mortara and Mariana Achavál. This...

Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer

Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer


For instance, adding a Cabernet Sauvignon to a dark chocolate ice cream is a good pairing, as the wine has bold enough flavors to contrast...

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Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants


Recently featured in the blockbuster film Everest, I caught up with Adventure Consultants’ General Manager of 20 years, Suze Kelly, during...

Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends

Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends


This Sauvignon Blanc pairs with anything from a fresh local goat cheese to some freshly made hummus (light on the garlic) with some pita...

How to Organize a Wine Tasting at Home How to Organize a Wine Tasting at Home How to Organize a Wine Tasting at Home How to Organize a Wine Tasting at Home

How to Organize a Wine Tasting at Home


We are all familiar with Old World and New World wines, so the next thing to do would be to, for example, choose a varietal. Chardonnay...

Food and Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day Food and Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day Food and Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day Food and Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day

Food and Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day


Here are some great foods you can easily make for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day, complete with wine pairings for each one - including...

The History of Mulled Wine and How to Make It The History of Mulled Wine and How to Make It The History of Mulled Wine and How to Make It The History of Mulled Wine and How to Make It

The History of Mulled Wine and How to Make It


Mulled wine has become a staple of our winter traditions along with Champagne. Mulled wine actually dates back to ancient Greece where ......

White Wine's Affinity to Gastronomic Pleasures White Wine's Affinity to Gastronomic Pleasures White Wine's Affinity to Gastronomic Pleasures White Wine's Affinity to Gastronomic Pleasures

White Wine's Affinity to Gastronomic Pleasures


Notice most of the foods mentioned have an element of fat in which the wines' acidity can "cut" through, thus bringing out more of what is...

Christmas Wines to Pair with Everything from Gingerbread to Goose Christmas Wines to Pair with Everything from Gingerbread to Goose Christmas Wines to Pair with Everything from Gingerbread to Goose Christmas Wines to Pair with Everything from Gingerbread to Goose

Christmas Wines to Pair with Everything from Gingerbread to Goose


Some of the wines we pair for Christmas are fortified wines, like Port and Sherry... A savory roast goose with its rich fatty meat pairs...

How to Pick a Thanksgiving Wine How to Pick a Thanksgiving Wine How to Pick a Thanksgiving Wine How to Pick a Thanksgiving Wine

How to Pick a Thanksgiving Wine


Part of feast planning includes food and wine pairings, so as soon as you’ve invited everyone and set your menu, you should be thinking...