Italian Wine

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|

Amarone & Food Pairing

Rich, syrupy and dry, Amarone pairs best with duck, lamb, venison, beef short ribs,  liver and onions, braised beef, hearty stews and rich pasta like beef stroganoff.  Loaded with rich flavours of bitter chocolate, cherries, raisins, [...]

By |2022-10-23T08:53:28-04:00December 5, 2021|Italian Wine, Red Wine|

Primitivo & Food Pairing

Primitivo pairs best with Grilled Vegetable Pasta, Pizza Rustica, Spaghetti Bolognese, Pasta Puttanesca, Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken Cacciatore, and Lamb Curry.  The low tannin and medium acidity, along with the easy-going nature of Primitivo, makes it food-friendly [...]

By |2022-11-05T11:19:25-04:00August 2, 2021|Italian Wine, Red Wine|

Lagrein & Food Pairings

Lagrein pairs best with Speck, Venison Stew, Braised Veal Cheek, Flank Steak, Porchetta, Shepherd's Pie, Philly Cheesesteak, and Greek Lamb Gyros. Lagrein is an Italian red wine grown in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy. Lagrein is [...]

By |2023-01-29T13:40:06-05:00July 22, 2021|Italian Wine, Red Wine|
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