Pesto Sauce & Wine Pairing

The best wines to pair with Pesto Sauce include Sauvignon Blanc, Chablis, Albariño, Grüner Veltliner, and Pinot Gris.  You'll want to look for white wines that aren't overly ripe and have a green quality o match the [...]

By |2023-01-30T09:01:39-05:00December 12, 2021|Pasta|

Penne alla Vodka & Wine Pairings

Penne alla Vodka pairs best with fruity and acidic red wines such as Barbera, Chianti Classico, Primitivo and Beaujolais Villages.  For white wine, Sauvignon Blanc and Soave Classico make for excellent pairings with Penne all Vodka. [...]

By |2021-09-02T11:08:20-04:00August 17, 2021|Pasta|

Pasta Puttanesca & Wine Pairing

Pasta Puttanesca pairs best acidic and earthy notes red wines like Pinot Noir, Chianti Classico, Primitivo, Beaujolais Cru, Barbera and Nero d'Avola.  Loaded with garlic, olives, anchovies, crushed red peppers, tomatoes and capers, Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca [...]

By |2021-08-20T13:35:25-04:00August 1, 2021|Italian Food, Pasta|

Gnocchi & Wine Pairing

Gnocchi in tomato sauce calls for crisp and light white wines like Pinot Grigio, Fiano, and Pecorino.  Acidic red wines such as Chianti, Nero d'Avola, or Barbera are also excellent with Gnocchi in a Tomato sauce [...]

By |2021-08-18T13:11:38-04:00May 22, 2021|Pasta|

Pasta Bolognese & Wine Pairing

Pasta Bolognese pairs best with red wines high in acidity and tannin such as Barolo, Pinot Noir, Dolcetto, Primitivo, Nero d'Avola and Chianti Classico. Bolognese sauce is a thick meat-based red sauce that features tomatoes, however, [...]

By |2022-03-20T11:25:34-04:00May 8, 2021|Beef, Pasta|

Baked Ziti & Wine Pairing

Baked Ziti pairs best with red wines high in acidity like Zinfandel, Chianti Classico, Barbera, Valpolicella, and Pinot Noir.  Classic Baked Ziti is a pasta casserole using ground beef or Italian sausage along with Ziti pasta, [...]

By |2022-01-29T10:05:26-05:00April 24, 2021|Pasta|

Lasagna & Food Pairing

Lasagna pairs best with acidic and fruity red wines like Chianti Classico, Dolcetto, Barbera, Nero d'Avola, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.  The layers of cheese, meat, vegetables and lasagna noodles require a red wine with enough flavour [...]

By |2023-06-12T11:25:46-04:00April 17, 2021|Comfort Food, Pasta|

Best Pasta Carbonara & Wine Pairings

Fruity red wines with a touch of acidity, such as Pinot Noir, Chianti Classico, Barbera, or Montepulciano, pair best with Pasta alla Carbonara as the wines cut through the creamy white sauce without overwhelming the delicious [...]

By |2024-04-03T14:44:03-04:00April 2, 2021|Pasta|
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