When we discovered this recipe, we were amazed at how wine-friendly it was. While Chenin Blanc won us over, the flavors in this grilled salad also pair nicely with Rosé and lighter-styled Merlots. This is a summertime must-do.
Join us on a short tour of some of the noteworthy wines of the South of France . . . and a dish called Les Farcis. Yes, St-Tropez and le Lavandou are beautiful, but this food and wine pairing is the Provence that resonates with us.
Just finished reading a book titled The World of Sicilian Wine. The Island is a treasure trove of unique wines and native ingredients to make for really interesting wine and food pairings.
Risotto makes a great first course, with smoked trout adding salty complexity and asparagus adding color and crunch. The dish calls for a dry, but fruity white wine. Check out my notes on Gewürztraminer and Muscadet, wines you need to get to know!
Cast aside your dietary concerns about cream sauces and try this recipe from Julia Child. This dish, and a beautiful Cali Chardonnay like the Patz & Hall, will make for an elegant dining experience.
Chateauneuf du Pape: Clos des Papes 2005 – Pairing Rating: 9.5 out of 10.0 Secure in our winter retreat in Newport Beach, CA., Trish and I have evaded the snow, ice and cold of Connecticut . . . at least for a while. This is our second winter here and we love it: the sunshine,…