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Next time you grab a bottle of your favorite dinner wine try pairing it with the foods listed below...

Sauvignon Blanc

Feta, chevre, pine nuts, chicken, turkey, sole, oysters, scallops, citrus, green apple, asparagus, chives, tarragon, cilantro, citrusy/ light sauces, sorbet and key lime pie.


Asiago, Havarti, almonds, veal, chicken, pork loin, halibut, shrimp, crab, potato, apple, squash, mango, tarragon, sesame, basil, creamy pesto sauce, banana bread and pudding.


Havarti, gouda, candied walnuts, smoked sausage, duck, sea bass, trout, apricots, chili pepper, pears, rosemary, ginger, sweet BBQ sauce, spicy chutney, apple pie and caramel sauce.

Pinot Noir

Goat cheese, brie, walnuts, lamb, sausage, filet mignon, roasted chicken, orange roughy, tuna, mushrooms, dried fruit, figs, strawberries, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, mushroom sauces, light-medium and red sauces, crème brulee and white chocolate


Sharp cheddar, Roquefort, hazelnuts, roast game, pepperoni, spicy sausage, salmon, currants, stewed tomatoes, beets, oregano, sage, heavy red sauces, BBQ sauces, black forest cake and rhubarb pie.


Parmesan, Romano, chestnuts, grilled meats, steaks, grilled swordfish, tuna, caramelized onions, tomatoes, plums, mint, rosemary, juniper. Bolognese, béarnaise, dark chocolate, fondue and berries.

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cheddar, gorgonzola, walnuts, venison, ribeye, beef stew, grilled tuna, black cherries, broccoli, tomatoes, rosemary, juniper, lavender, brown sauces, tomato sauces, bittersweet chocolate and espresso gelato.


Ripe brie, aged cheese, roasted pecans, pork, spicy sausage, beef, duck, cioppino, blackened fish, cranberries, grilled peppers, eggplant, pepper, nutmeg, spicy Cajun sauces, salsa, spice cake, gingerbread and carrot cake.