Pomegranate and Balsamic-Stuffed Butternut Squash with Loire Valley Wine

Dig into this stunning side dish of stuffed butternut squash paired with a Vouvray wine from the Loire Valley.

Loire Valley Wines and Rosemary Goat Cheese Gougères

These Rosemary Goat Cheese Gougères are the perfect party bite, especially when paired with a high-quality Loire Valley wine.

Cozy Fall Dinner: Hazelnut-Crusted Grilled Duck with Red Wine Sauce and Loire Valley Wine

This grilled Duck is decadent with a hazelnut crust and topped with an elegant red wine sauce. It’s the perfect pairing for a Chinon (Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley of France) and a cozy fall evening.

Wines from California We are Currently Loving

Whether you are searching for a random bottle for your Friday night, a perfect pairing with your holiday meal, or a gift for a wine lover, check out our current favorite bottles coming our of California.

Mushroom and Butternut Lasagna with Beaujolais Wine

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.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Pears with Manchego and Beaujolais Wine

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.

A Wine to Pair with Hearty Soups

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.

Synergies between French Grenache and Spanish Garnacha

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!

Casarecce Pasta with Braised Beef and Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore

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.

A guide to the different European Garnacha/Grenache Appellations

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.

Perfect Food and Wine Pairings for Tempranillo Day

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.

7 European Quality Garnacha (a.k.a. Grenache) wines to Pair with your Takeout

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.

Old World Winemakers in South America: A Delicious Blend of Styles and Terrior

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.

How to Pair a Tapas Spread with European Garnacha Wines

Creating a European tapas spread revolving around Garnacha/Grenache wines: a delicacy from the old world

Wine Pairing: Instant Pot Bean Soup with Pesto and Santa Cristina

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.

Pairing Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wine with Chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s Recipes

Alex Guarnaschelli creates winter recipes using Robert Mondavi Woodbridge wine such as Vegetable Lasagna, Onion Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Merlot is Back! Celebrate Merlot Month

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.

Adami Winery: Why You Should Try Single-Vineyard Prosecco

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.

The Wine to Sip While You Wait for Trick-Or-Treaters

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.

Alta Langa: Why You Should be Drinking Sparkling Wine from Piedmont

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.

California’s Meiomi Winery Debuts First Sparkling Wine

Hailing from California’s North Coast, Meiomi, has debuted their first ever sparkling wine made in the méthode champenoise. Here’s what we thought!

Behind the Scenes of One of the Old World’s Oldest Grapes

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.

A Delicious Duo: Pairing Pasta and Champagne

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.

Wine Pairing: Chianti Superiore and Tuscan Stew

Chianti Superiore is an amazing Italian wine, an excellent classic to pair with cheese, cured meats, and traditional Italian recipes, liked braised Tuscan stew.

There’s a Wine (or Sake) For That: Fall Squash and Beverage Pairings

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.

The Perfect Heritage Cider for Wine Lovers

Check out this guide to cider for wine lovers, perfect cider suggestions depending on what kind of wine you usually drink.

Spice Up Summer with Gewurztraminer Wine Pairings

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.

A Beautiful Rosé Bottle Fit for a Party or a Present

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.

Tuscan Kale Caesar Salad with Italian Rosato Toscana Wine

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.

Planning a Delicious Menu For Your Last Summer Hoorah

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A Guide to Greek Wine, and Why You Should be Drinking it

Greece is one of the oldest wine regions in the world, but it has since been left to the wayside, until now. Still producing high-quality wine, it’s time to get back into the Greek bottles. If you love crisp, mineral-forward white wines, this is especially a region you need to explore.

Tasca d’Almerita: Have You Ever Tried Island Wine?

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.

Tired of Rosé? Drink This Young Red 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.

Grilled Salmon and Beaujolais Wine

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.

The Journey to Make Soave Classico into More than Just a Bulk 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.

Summer Picnic: Strawberry, Peach, and Almond Galette with Almond Whipped Cream and Beaujolais Wine

Check out this buttery, flaky galette with a juicy strawberry-peach filling and a crispy almond-speckled crust. It’s the perfect sweet to take on a picnic with a bottle of Beaujolais wine.

Shrimp Ceviche-Filled Avocados and Vinho Verde Wine

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.

Italian Antipasto Skewers and Santa Cristina Rosé

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.

Best Red Wine and BBQ Pairings

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.

Our First Time Drinking Wine from Virginia (Hint: You Should Try it Too)

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.

Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers with Vinho Verde Wine

Escape to Portugal in your own backyard with grilled shrimp and chorizo skewers and a bottle of Vinho Verde wine.

All About the Region of Campania, Italy

Campania is a southern Italian region where the locals are fiercely proud of their land, food and wine.

Salt and Wine: A Mouthwatering Duo

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.

Cakebread Cellars: Seafood’s BFF

Renowned Napa vineyard, Cakebread Cellars has perfected the art of Sauvignon Blanc and other wines that pair effortlessly with great seafood.

Wines of Roero: Roero Days 2018 in Piedmont, Italy

Discover some of the best wines of Roero, Italy.

How to Host a 4th of July Dinner Date

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.

Summer Grilling and Beaujolais Wine

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.

Upgrade Your 4th of July with Beaujolais Wine

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.

Tips for Pairing BBQ and Red Wine with Predator Wines

July 4th is right around the corner, check out these BBQ and red wine pairings tips before your party.

Two Wines to Bring to Every Party This Summer

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.

Why You Should be Drinking Lambrusco This Summer

Lambrusco is bubbly, served chilled, and a perfect mix of acidity and sweetness. Plus, it’s remarkably food-friendly. Here’s why you should be drinking Lambrusco this summer.

Ah-So Rosé: Our Review of the First Spanish Canned Wine

Having just released this spring, Ah-So Rosé is the first canned wine to come out of Spain. Check out our thoughts on this 100% estate-grown sipper.

Perfect Summer Patio Bites Paired with Beaujolais Wine

There are few things better than enjoying the summer weather on the patio with friends, bites and good wine. Check out these appetizer pairings with Beaujolais wine.

Perfect Picnic: Smoked Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches and Beaujolais Wine

Get out of the house and enjoy a fun picnic of delicious Smoked Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches and Beaujolais Wine.

The Perfect BBQ Side: Black Eyed Pea Salad and Beaujolais Wine

Which up this black eyed pea salad the next time you are invited to a backyard BBQ and show up with a bottle of Beaujolais wine too. It’s the perfect summer pair.

A Sparkling Crémant d’Alsace for Every Taste

You’ve probably tried many Proseccos and Champagnes, and even had a few sips of Cava, but have you met Crémant d’Alsace? This sparkling wine from the Alsace region is sure to impress. Here are a few favorite bottles, there’s one for every taste.

Citrus and Herb Grilled Shrimp with Vinho Verde Wine

This quick and easy recipe for Citrus and Herb Grilled Shrimp is an insanely delicious flavor-packed summer meal that is perfect with a glass of Vinho Verde wine.

Vinho Verde: A Perfect Summer Wine

Make a spread of easy picnic foods, head outside and enjoy a bottle of Vinho Verde wine with some friends under the summer sun.

A Rosé Wine for Every Occasion

This time of the year is marked by the release of new rosé wines for a slew of regions. Here are a few of our favorites from around the globe that cover a range of occasions and food pairings.

Vinho Verde Rosé Wine and Salmon Rillettes

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