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!
This Pea and Bacon Pasta comes together in just 20 minutes! It’s a delicious (and budget friendly) dinner that’s perfect for any night of the week. Plus, it pairs perfectly with a glass of sparkling Prosecco Superiore wine.
Start Turkey Day festivities with an eclectic Thanksgiving Cheese Board. This seasonally-driven cheese board pairs beautifully with Vinho Verde wines, especially the white wine, Alvarinho Deu La Deu. Light and bright Alvarinho Deu La Deu is the perfect wine to open to begin a holiday gathering. Serve with a homemade Orange Cranberry Compote.
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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.
We know how to serve wine, what to mix with our spirits and what temperature the beers should be, but what do you know about sake? Check out this guide to learn How to Serve Sake and enjoy it with casual meals or festive dinner parties.
Wassail; a fun word and it is even more fun to drink. Check out how to make the tried a true recipe from Frisco, Colorado, home of Wassail Days, and annual weeklong celebration of the Old English cider drink.
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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.
Pumpkin pie and cider? Roast turkey and cider? Here’s how to pair ciders with our favorite fall foods. With a relatively low ABV, a fine heritage cider is a perfect partner to autumn foods and dishes.
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.
This Dia de los Muertos, shake together an Orange Añejo Margarita. With bright, warming orange flavors and Suerte Añejo tequila, it’s the perfect way to bright up a fall evening and ideal for sipping as you pass out candy to the trick-or-treaters or celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
This Cranberry Hot Toddy recipe is lightly spiced with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and orange. If you like mulled wine, you will LOVE this delicious toddy recipe.
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.
Skip the creepy (and not in a good way) punch bowl recipes and make these fun, and actually delicious, Halloween cocktails for your party.
You have most likely sipped your fair share of Prosecco, but have you tried a single-vineyard Prosecco? The Adami winery is putting out some beautiful bottle of single-vineyard designated wines that we think you should try.
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!
You’ve probably enjoyed your fair share of cheese and wine, but now it’s time to branch out. Elevate your next cheese night with a cheese and Cognac experience featuring the French spirit or in cocktails.
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.
What’s better than pasta and Champagne? It sounds like an ideal pairing to us! Here’s how to match up the two for a delicious combo.
Making a Matcha Smoothie Bowl is easy! This version is fruity, refreshing, and spiked with a boost of energy to start your day right! Floral, sweet honey balances the earthy matcha in this creamy bowl.
This take on a classic Bloody Mary is made even better with a topping of insanely delicious bourbon-maple candied bacon, and a flavorful salty rim. A crowd pleaser at brunch and beyond.
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.
It’s cool, refreshing, but loaded with spiced rum and sweet caramel apple sauce. This caramel apple rum punch screams of fall and we love it!
Take your coffee black? Like a splash of milk or enjoy using a pour over setup? No matter your coffee routine, here’s the best bean to use in each application.
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.
Check out these unique beer pairings to celebrate the Oktoberfest season.
We love margaritas and we love cider, so we’re throwing the two together for a seriously sip-able fall cocktail.
Coffee has become one of our favorite cocktail ingredeints. In honor of the coming weekend and International Coffee Day on September 29th, we’re celebrating with some out-of-the-box coffee cocktail recipes. Coffee isn’t just for Irish coffees. (Although we love those too)
Made with fig jam, this fig and bourbon cocktail is the perfect sweet sipper.
September 16th is Mexican Independence Day. Unlike May 5th, this holiday is a big deal in Mexico. Here’s how Tequila Partida’s Master Distiller Jose Valdez will be celebrating and you should too.
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day on September 16th with a refreshing lime, ginger beer and tequila cocktail known as the Dolores.
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.
Check out these satisfying summer drinks that are not too sweet and great for any season.
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What better way to enjoy the unofficial end of summer than with two refreshing gin cocktails and a long Labor Day weekend.
This Iced Matcha Latte is earthy and floral, thanks to a sweet lavender honey. Refreshing…
This Grilled Skirt Steak with Watermelon Salsa screams summer with its bright colors and flavors. Easy enough to make for a weeknight, but perfect for company too. It’s a delicious dinner that is elevated even more with a Vinho Verde wine.
Spending the weekend sipping Colorado beer? There are few things better. RESOLUTE Brewing Co., Centennial, Colorado’s award-winning microbrewery, is throwing a bomb 2nd anniversary party this weekend that you don’t want to miss.
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.
Want to bring kombucha into your nightlife too? We understand. Check out their delicious recipe for a spritzy rose kombucha with rosé wine and berries to make a rosé berry sangria.
St. Tropez’s iconic winery Chateau Minuty has released their latest vintage of the beloved M de Minuty rosé in a new, beautiful bottle design. It’s just the thing to bring to a party or give as a gift.
This Kale Caesar Salad is topped with crispy chicken, quick-pickled radishes and almonds for added crunch. Pair with this Italian Rosato Toscana wine for a perfect duo.
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.
Don’t just keep cool with a cold beer, really refresh on a hot summer’s day with these easy beer cocktails.
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If you haven’t made a refreshing batch of Frosé yet this summer, it is high time you did! Beat the heat with this citrusy sipper that is perfect to pair with sunshine and grilled foods.