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Pairing Food and Wine

Food and wine. They should bring out the best in one another, and often times they do, but knowing which wines work out best with which foods and why is a key component to setting  a pattern of successful pairings? Take your food and wine pairing to a new level with these quick tips that account for sauces, textures, and innate flavor profiles. 

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Chablis Wine Guide

World renown dry, white wines, based firmly on the noble Chardonnay grape, laden with expressive aromatics, steely minerality and delicious acidity, the wines of Chablis are exceptionally food-friendly, working overtime as some of Burgundy's best ambassadors.

Petite Sirah Wine

Petite Sirah is a red wine grape that is named for its "petite" grape size, and is not a reference to this wine's palate impressions, which remain intense, full-bodied and brimming with big, bold flavors.

Alsace Wines - Six to Try

The wines of Alsace are made for food. Bursting with lively, food-friendly acidity with alcohol levels kept well in check, Alsatian wines run quite dry and steer towards white wine grape varieties.

Piedmont Wine

Piedmont is one of the top dogs in Italy's wine mosaic. Bringing the heavy-hitting wines of Barolo and Barbaresco to the world via the Nebbiolo grape, Piedmont also embraces the softer styles of Barbera and Moscato. Read more...

Strawberry Lime (with mint) Sangria Recipe

Strawberry Lime (with mint) Sangria Recipe

Alsace Wine: A Beginner's Guide to Alsatian Wines

Alsace Wine Guide

Wine of the Week: Toad Hollow Mendocino County Chardonnay 2012 (CA) $12

This vibrant, unoaked Chardonnay from Toad Hollow Vineyards delights with fresh, pure fruit showcasing the Chardonnay grape in all of its unmasked glory.

Sangrias for Memorial Day Weekend

Slide into summer with a slew of Memorial Day sangria recipes at the ready. Easy to make and even easier to drink, these fresh-faced, wine-themed,

Wine of the Week: Montes Cherub Rosé of Syrah 2013 (Chile) $16

The 2013 Montes Cherub Rosé of Syrah may be the perfect wine for Memorial Day Weekend.  Well-priced and well-distributed, carrying strawberry, cherry and

Wine of the Week: Indaba Chenin Blanc 2013 (SA) $10

The 2013 Indaba Chenin Blanc carries considerable value with a fresh fusion of citrus-laden aromas and vibrant, mouth-watering acidity on the palate.

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