Does your Valentine make you feel all bubbly inside? When love is in the air, there's nothing like a sparkling rosé and a dish of fragrant risotto laced with truffles.
Is there any more perfect holiday wine recipe than Mulled Wine? This combination of wine, citrus, spice, and spirit goes at least as far back as the Romans, and it’s a staple in holiday markets around the world (Glühwein anyone?). Our recipe is a collaboration from our host Carole Mac and Samantha Capaldi, AKA Samantha Sommelier, who came in... Read More
This Halloween, The Question Is: Trick Or Treat, Dry Or Sweet? What wine pairs with trick-or-treat candy? We have solved your Halloween candy and wine pairing conundrum. Sommelier Keri Levens of Chefs Club by Food & Wine takes us through a trio of wines that pair amazingly well with candy. Plus, Keri adds a bonus Rosé... Read More
Sometimes, you want a food and wine pairing to feel like a warm cozy hug. What does Jeff Porter consider to be the “snuggie” of wine pairings? Join Jeff and Carole Mac to learn about Nebbiolo, the beloved grape behind Northern Italy’s Barbaresco and Barolo, and what Jeff calls “the greatest red wine... Read More
We caught up with Pascaline Lepeltier in February 2017 to learn about this well-known but little-understood varietal, and come up with a pairing that matches its delicious blend of minerality and acidity.
We love grilling shrimp at this time of year, and Allison Robicelli’s latest recipe adds even more summer flair to these seasonal skewers. Zesty, savory, and with the unmistakable flavor of flame grilled goodness, this shrimp recipe is sure to become a staple of all of your backyard barbecues. Our suggested wine pairing is the... Read More
Olive oil is a must-have in any food-lover's kitchen, but how can you be sure you're buying the best olive oil? Today we are joined by international olive oil expert Nicholas Coleman of Grove and Vine to learn some tips on finding the best oil on the shelf.
What is wine? Besides being our favorite thing to drink, a historic beverage dating back thousands of years, and the most complex and exciting libation around… It’s also, simply, fermented grape juice. On our previous episode of Somm Tips, Paul Grieco got mystical on why we should all be drinking more wine. Now he’s here... Read More
On today’s Paired Recipes, we are excited to be featuring super delicious Sonoma County Valley of the Moon Pinot Blanc/Viognier