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It’s inevitable that after Thanksgiving, there will be leftovers. Check out these three easy sandwiches to make with that leftover turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing. The best part? Each sandwich pairs easily with a Beaujolais wine.
This sweet and savory Apple and Bacon Stuffing is the best of both worlds. Sweet apples and cranberries paired with savory herbs and bacon then baked into a warm Thanksgiving stuffing… DELICIOUS! Plus, it’s the perfect pair with a glass of Vinho Verde wine, a wine that is ideal with all of your Thanksgiving dishes.
Mushroom and Butternut Lasagna with Sage- a delicious vegetarian or vegan main dish, perfect for the Thanksgiving! Bring it to all your coming gatherings and potlucks. It can be made ahead and served with Beaujolais wine for a seriously beautiful pairing.
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The holidays are getting closer and it’s time to entertain. These Prosciutto Wrapped Pears with Manchego are easy to make when last minutes guests arrive. They are two bites of sweet and savory heaven, especially when paired with a Beaujolais wine.
These wine and cheese board ideas for fall will help you create a gorgeous charcuterie board that’s delicious, seasonal, functional and pairs well with wine.
It’s soup season and we are serious about soup season. To go with so many of our hearty, warm bowls, we have picked out a wine to pair. This Italian bottle is perfect to take your usual soup night to a whole new level of special.
One says Garnacha, another bottle reads Grenache. What gives? How can a grape be both Spanish and French? It’s European! Let’s dive into the wonderful world of Garnacha/Grenache wines!
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Irresistible Italian casarecce pasta is tossed with fork-tender braised beef, cooked low and slow in red wine, with porcini mushrooms and a sprinkle of pecorino cheese. Truly unforgettable when paired with Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore.
If you’ve ever spent time studying a wine label, you might have noticed that some European wines have a special logos, stamps and acronyms. But what do they mean? Check out these tips to hacking a Garnacha wine label’s meaning.
November 8th has been dubbed “International Tempranillo Day.” Being the main grape of Rioja, check out a few food and Rioja wine pairings, featuring Tempranillo, to celebrate with.
We’re busy. You’re busy. It’s a crazy time of the year! Just because you don’t have time to cook a big dinner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice meal paired with wine. Check out these takeout and Garnacha wine duos.
Fall is the perfect time to escape in your warm kitchen and spend a cozy evening at home with your family or friends. Check out these delicious fall food and wine pairings and get ready to host a spectacular meal.
Clams swimming in a vibrant red broth bring a perfect balance of tang and heat! This Portuguese Spiced Clams dish is the perfect cold weather meal. You definitely need some rustic bread to swipe that delicious sauce off the bowl and a good Vinho Verde wine for pairing. And it takes less than 15 minutes to put it together.
Having been in the winemaking world for over 150 years, the Rothschild family is known for their quality French wines. But did you know they also have labels and vineyards in Argentina and Chile? Here’s while we love their South American wines.
Creating a European tapas spread revolving around Garnacha/Grenache wines: a delicacy from the old world
This Instant Pot Bean Soup with Pesto is made with chickpeas and tomatoes. It’s vegetarian friendly, super delicious and cooks up quick in your pressure cooker. Pair it with a glass of wine and your soup night will feel quite special.
It’s fall in Milan. Good food means root vegetables, sweet onions, heavier pasta and a bit of meat with a depth of flavor created by cooking for many hours over low heat, like this recipe for Cappelletti and Pork Ribs.
Alex Guarnaschelli creates winter recipes using Robert Mondavi Woodbridge wine such as Vegetable Lasagna, Onion Sausage and Apple Stuffing
You might have a different opinion, but based on what we have been tasting, Merlot is back! It has returned from it’s boring, stuffy world to be bright, beautiful and interesting.
Yes, there is really is a wine for every occasion. And we love that! We chose a bottle of Côtes du Rhône wine to go with all of your fall festivities, even the chocolate you will nibble on while you wait for tick-or-treaters.
You’ve probably sipped wines from the Italian Piedmont region, most likely a red wine, such as a Barolo, but have you had a sparkling Piedmont wine? Alta Langa is a beautiful, artisan and dry sparkling wine that is sure to delight.
This Brussel Sprout and Prosciutto Pizza screams of fall! The brussel sprouts have a lovely roasted flavor while the prosciutto and feta add a salty punch. This pizza is perfect for all your Fall entertaining goals, especially when paired with Geyser Peak Winery Sauvignon Blanc.
Hailing from California’s North Coast, Meiomi, has debuted their first ever sparkling wine made in the méthode champenoise. Here’s what we thought!
Garnacha aka Grenache aka “The Mediterranean Grape” is one of the world’s oldest grape varietals. Being extremely versatile and delicious, it’s a classic for a reason. This famed can be found growing in countries around the globe, but truly thrives in its hometown European regions in northeastern Spain and southern France.
Chianti Superiore is an amazing Italian wine, an excellent classic to pair with cheese, cured meats, and traditional Italian recipes, liked braised Tuscan stew.
This Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff recipe results in the most tender beef, in a saucy, creamy gravy. The egg noodles even cook in the same pot making for easy cleanup and a no-fuss meal. Plus, it’s the perfect weeknight meal or dinner party main dish to pair with wine.
Fall comes with a bounty of squash that we love. From creamy and buttery to fruity or more vegetal, there’s a wide range of squashes to choose from. And guess what? There’s a wine or sake for each one! Check out these fall squash and beverage pairings to enjoy all season long.
Colorado Mountain Winefest. AKA wine and beautiful mountains. What could be better? We checked in with The Infinite Monkey Theorem, who helped put Colorado wine on the map, to find out more about the fest.
Check out this guide to cider for wine lovers, perfect cider suggestions depending on what kind of wine you usually drink.
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If you’re getting bored of the usual light white wines we often see served during the summer, it’s time for some Gewurztraminer. These more robust white wines are the perfect pair with bold grilled foods or spicy dishes of summer. Alsace Gewurztraminer has enough kick to match flavorful dishes while cooling down the heat factor.
Labor Day will soon be here. The end of summer is in sight…sigh. Stretch these last few weeks of warm days and cool nights the best way we know how… with great Vinho Verde Spritz cocktails and good food.
Try this delicious match of Cipresseto Rosato wine and a tasty variation of the Florentine Tuscan meatballs with spinach and Ricotta cheese.
This Summer Corn BLAT Salad is a deconstructed version of the classic California BLT. With the addition of fresh grilled corn, an avocado jalapeño ranch dressing and a glass of Vinho Verde wine to pair, this salad will give the traditional sandwich a run for its money.
This Peruvian Grilled Chicken is packed with flavor and served with a creamy green sauce. Add some international flair to your barbecue with this chicken recipe and a bottle of Portuguese Vinho Verde to pair.
Most wine lovers have explore many different Italian wine regions, but have you tried Tasca d’Almerita? It is a winemaking family with vineyards on Mozia, an archaeological site in western Sicily. It’s time to try island wine.
Rosé a bit too timid for your taste? Or maybe you’ve had your fill? This young red wine, served slightly chilled is a great wine for summer.
The star of this recipe is the herb mint sauce pairing playfully with grilled lamb and a versatile Vinho Verde wine. A delightful summer trio.
Grilled salmon and a good red wine. There are few things that make us feel better on a summer night. Grill out with this boosting recipe and a beautiful Beaujolais wine.
If you’re like us, you’ve probably steered clear of the Italian white wine known as Soave Classico. It’s time to change that! Stefano Inama has lead the charge in turning around Soave’s reputation to be a high-quality, food-friendly wine. And we love that it is still affordable.
These Shrimp Ceviche Filled Avocados are the perfect light lunch or appetizer for summer, no cooking required. Plus, they pair perfectly with a crisp Vinho Verde wine from Portugal.
Relaxing al fresco while enjoying a fun antipasto next to an inviting glass of Italian rosé is what summer is all about. Easy and delicious.
Light and airy mini pavlovas are perfect to eat by hand alongside a glass of chilled rosé wine. A delicious summer treat!
Wondering what wine to serve with your BBQ fare this summer? Keep reading to find out why Beaujolais is one of the most food-friendly wines out there, and why it is the best wine to pair with grilled foods.
Wine from Virginia? It’s a thing! With vines growing at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Early Mountain is a beautiful winery with a varied portfolio of rosé, white and red wines. Here’s what we thought of them.
Escape to Portugal in your own backyard with grilled shrimp and chorizo skewers and a bottle of Vinho Verde wine.
Campania is a southern Italian region where the locals are fiercely proud of their land, food and wine.
We don’t often think about specifically pairing salt and wine. We might consider salty snacks or a salty, cured meat, but it’s worth exploring the mouthwatering due further.
Check out this simple and delicious way to prepare white fish. Pair the grilled mahi mahi with a glass of Vinho Verde Estreia. Perfect for Summer and grilling season.
Renowned Napa vineyard, Cakebread Cellars has perfected the art of Sauvignon Blanc and other wines that pair effortlessly with great seafood.
Discover some of the best wines of Roero, Italy.
Nothing says 4th of July like a barbecue! This year we’re doing something a little small and special, an Independence Day dinner date right in your own backyard.
Beaujolais wine is so food-friendly and fun. Paired with French or traditional American backyard barbecue fare, it’s a great match. Check out these pairing ideas.
The 4th of July is upon us which means the family cookouts, picnics and gatherings will be ensuing. Whether you’re hosting the party or contributing to someone else’s, it’s important to choose a wine that will keep up with the summer food and fun. Beaujolais is your one-stop region for wine that will pair with everything.
July 4th is right around the corner, check out these BBQ and red wine pairings tips before your party.
Robert Mondavi is known for making quality wines that scream of elegance and also freshness. Here are two bottles that are fitting for every event this summer and beyond.
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