WINE PAIRING: Leek Terrine with goat cheese and Viognier

French Leek Terrine with goat cheese and Viognier! Have you ever tried them together? Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? The fresh, vibrant leek terrine, which has the natural sweetness and slipperiness of the leeks, perfectly combined with salty and smooth textured goat’s cheese. As a typical example of French cuisine, the terrine is a wonderful mix […]

WINE PAIRING: Charcuterie with Bodegas Protos

Are you expecting some guests tonight? And thinking about what you can serve to them as great starters? Offering Charcuterie and some red wine might be an option then!  🙂 Originated in France, and it translates to “pork-butcher shop”, Charcuterie is a branch of cookery involving prepared meats, such as ham, sausage, bacon or other […]

WINE PAIRING: DARK CHOCOLATE AND ZINFANDEL

Did you know that the process of making chocolate is very similar to wine? Both cocoa beans and wine are fermented with the very same type of yeast. And this fact makes chocolate the confectionery match to wine. The bitterness of the polyphenols in dark chocolate is what we want to balance with a wine […]

WINE PAIRING: PASTA FRUTTI DI MARE AND RIESLING

What about pasta ai Frutti di Mare for your dinner tonight? If so, what might be better than a glass of refreshing Riesling with it? It will definitely help to improve the taste of the used ingredients for the sauce such as seafood, garlic, parsley and olive oil. Today we suggest you the gold winner […]

WINE PAIRING:​ BACALHAU WITH A REFRESHING​ VINHO VERDE

Today, we will discover what to pair with the famous Portuguese dish, bolinhos de bacalhau. These fried marvels are made with mashed potatoes, bacalhau (codfish), eggs, parsley, and onions. Bacalhau has been popular in Portugal since the Age of Discovery when navigators took the unrefrigerated salt-preserved fish on their long voyages, leaving traces of it […]

WINE PAIRING: COMBINATE VERMENTINO WITH SEAFOOD AND SAFFRON FREGOLA

Immersion in Italian cuisine with Fregola con frutti di mare and zafferano (seafood and saffron fregola) accompanied by a refreshing glass of Vermentino. Due to its fuller style and herbaceous flavors, this light-bodied white wine works wonders with seafood. A delight for your taste buds! Vermentino mostly grows on the island of Sardinia in Italy.This […]

THE 3 TOP PICKS OF THE WEEKEND : FOCUS ON BUBBLES

Fizz wines are made in a wide range of styles: fresh and fruity / toasty and nutty. The requirements for growing grapes to produce sparkling wines are different than still wines. The winemaker is looking for grape with low sugar content, high acidity, and developed flavors. Once harvested, the grapes are pressed as soon as […]

WINE PAIRING: FOIE GRAS AND AN ELEGANT CHENIN BLANC

Today, we advise you to choose the best wine to pair with Foie Gras. If you plan to serve Foie Gras as an entrée, an off-dry white wine will be the perfect match! The Foie gras has a very smooth and rich texture. It can overwhelm the mouth with a lasting flavor and a slight […]

WINE PAIRING:​ BARBECUE GRILLED MEAT WITH AUSTRALIAN SHIRAZ

Time to enjoy barbecue grilled meat accompanied by red wine! The aim is to find the best wine-meat match so that the wine enhances the flavors of the dish. The beef is particularly tender and juicy with a generous amount of fat thanks to the muscles. Based on these characteristics, we can choose a wine with […]

WINE PAIRING:​ ASSOCIATING TARAMASALTA AND AUSTRALIAN SÉMILLON

This is the recipe for a wonderful summer relish! For your summer aperitifs, we recommend matching a homemade taramasalata with Semillon from Hunter Valley, Australia. Taramasalata is a Greek meze ,a dip for bread, made from tarama, the salted and cured roe of the cod, carp, or gray mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, […]