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Best Wine with Salmon

The best wines to pair with Salmon are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc and Beaujolais Cru.  It may seem odd pairing a red wine with fish, however, Salmon is a meaty fish with lots of fat [...]

By |2022-12-02T15:08:47-05:00December 2, 2022|Fish|

Tempranillo & Food Pairing

Tempranillo pairs best with Spanish Tapas, Chorizo, Lamb, Duck and Steak.  Featuring aromas of cassis, plum, black cherry, tobacco, mocha and caramel, Tempranillo is a meat lover's dream. Tempranillo pairing also comes with some warnings.  The region [...]

By |2022-11-26T10:27:48-05:00November 26, 2022|Red Wine, Spanish Wine|

Best Wine with Dover Sole

The best wines to pair with Sole are Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Albariño.  Dover sole is a low-fat fish with a firm texture and a delicate flavour.  Dover Sole does not taste fishy, but rather, it [...]

By |2022-11-25T15:55:37-05:00November 25, 2022|Fish|

Aglianico & Food Pairings

Aglianico is a full-bodied red wine that pairs best with flavourful dishes such as Beef Brisket, Osso Bucco, Oxtail, Spicy Sausages and Duck Confit.  High in both tannin and acidity, Aglianico features refreshing flavours of plum, black [...]

By |2022-11-12T10:24:52-05:00November 12, 2022|Italian Wine, Red Wine|

Best Food with Ripasso

Valpolicella Ripasso pairs best with Grilled Steak, Mushroom Risotto, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Duck, Braised Lamb, and Venison. If the dish is rich, gamey, earthy, or tomato sauce-based, Ripasso is an incredibly food-friendly wine to pair up [...]

By |2022-10-23T08:36:26-04:00October 23, 2022|Italian Wine, Red Wine|

Best Wine with Duck Confit

Rich red wines such as Barolo, Cahors, Rioja, Aglianico and Cabernet Sauvignon pair best with Duck Confit.  Gusty rich wines are a must, as Duck Confit is full of flavour and may overwhelm delicate red wines. [...]

By |2022-11-12T10:27:57-05:00October 22, 2022|Fowl|

Caprese Salad & Wine Pairing

Caprese Salad pairs best with acidic white wines such as Falanghina, Fiano di Avellino, Pinot Grigio, Vermentino, and Gavi.  Prosecco, dry Rosé, Beaujolais and Chianti are also excellent wine pairings with Caprese Salad. Caprese Salad is [...]

By |2022-10-15T10:52:36-04:00October 15, 2022|Salad|

Cornas & Food Pairing

Cornas is a full-bodied red wine from France that pairs best with Lamb, Duck, Cassoulet, Grilled Venison and Wild Boar Sausages. Made entirely from Syrah, Cornas is fruity with cassis, cherry and raspberry, along with savoury notes [...]

By |2022-10-08T12:43:43-04:00October 8, 2022|French Wine, Red Wine|
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