Comfort Food

Poutine and Wine Pairing

Earthy red winds with lots of acidity, such as Pinot Noir, Beaujolais and Baco Noir pair best with Poutine.  Meanwhile, refreshing whites, such as Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Sparkling Wine, are also excellent with Poutine as their [...]

By |2024-02-23T09:07:02-05:00February 23, 2024|Comfort Food|

Asian Dumplings & Wine Pairing

Chinese dumplings that are made with pork, Baicai (Chinese/Napa cabbage), minced shallots and fresh ginger pair best with light red wines and tart and refreshing white wines. Dumplings are often accompanied by a dipping sauce made [...]

By |2024-01-13T11:02:34-05:00January 13, 2024|Comfort Food|

Corn Dogs & Wine Pairing

Acidic white wines like Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Vouvray and Sparkling wine are essential when pairing with a corn dog.  The greasy corn battered breading can easily overwhelm your taste buds, making the corn dog less delicious [...]

By |2023-11-17T09:05:43-05:00November 17, 2023|Comfort Food|

Chili Dogs & Wine Pairing

Chili dogs pair best with light to medium-bodied reds such as Beaujolais, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Malbec and Rosé. With their savoury, spicy, and satisfying flavours, Chilii dogs are a classic staple at ball games, fairs, drive-in theatres [...]

By |2023-10-07T14:09:32-04:00October 7, 2023|Comfort Food|

BLT Sandwich and Wine Pairings

Acidic and fruity red wines like Beaujolais, Pinot Noir, Chianti Classico and Zinfandel pair best with a Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich (BLT). Meanwhile, flavourful whites like Chardonnay, Riesling, and Grüner Veltliner are just as delicious with [...]

By |2023-05-13T10:11:22-04:00May 13, 2023|Comfort Food|

French Toast and Wine Pairing

The best wine to pair with French Toast is Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, Riesling, and Moscato d'Asti.  The eggy flavours of French Toast, along with the notes of butter, maple syrup, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg, require something [...]

By |2023-05-06T11:15:44-04:00May 6, 2023|Comfort Food|

Mushroom Risotto & Wine Pairing

Earthy medium-bodied red wines, such as  Pinot Noir, Barbera, Ripasso Valpolicella, and Barbaresco, pair best with Mushroom Risotto due to their rustic and complementary flavours. Meanwhile, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay complement the creamy texture of Mushroom [...]

By |2023-04-22T10:44:58-04:00April 22, 2023|Comfort Food|
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