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 […]

WINE PAIRING: PULPO A LA GALLEGA WITH AN ALBARIÑO

Today, we will explore Spain with its gastronomy and the perfect wine to match it with.  Pulpo a la gallega is a Spanish tapas, snack-sized plates meant to be shared with friends or family. You can be sure that you will enjoy!  Boiled, then grilled octopus mixed with olive oil and smoked Paprika is a […]

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, […]

WINE PAIRING ​: PULIGNY MONTRACHET AND SCALLOP, W​H​AT BETTER​ ?

Chardonnay wines from Montrachet area in Burgundy is known to be the finest dry wine in the world. What we suggest today is pairing 2017 Puligny Montrachet le Trézin with raw scallop.  The rich texture and flavor of scallop are ideally suited for wines that are equally rich in texture and flavor. That’s why we […]

WINE BAR IN AMSTERDAM ​: DE PLANTAGE

Enjoying the summer with a glass of wine in Amsterdam ! Café-Restaurant De Plantage, located in Plantage District in Amsterdam, provides quality food and excellent wines in a glamour environment.  You can enjoy your meal watching flamingos from the Artis zoological garden next door.  At lunchtime, you can order a carpaccio of roasted eggplant with pecorino, […]

WINE PAIRING: LOBSTER WILL PERFECTLY MATCH WITH PINOT GRIGIO!

With these beautiful sunny days, our weekly wine pairing will be Pinot Grigio with grilled Lobster drenched in melted butter. The lobster in this mild sauce needs a light, firm and slightly crisp wine to balance out its delicate flavors. As lobster is a premium ingredient, you need a premium wine to pair it with […]

3 HOT PICKS OF THE WEEKEND : OAKED SAUVIGNON BLANC FROM NEW ZEALAND!

New Zealand is the perfect destination for exploring, discovering and tasting some incredible wines ! New Zealand is a country located in the western Pacific Ocean. This island is the home of many renowned wineries thanks to different factors. Indeed, the combination of moderate climate, nutrient-rich soils, and innovative viticultural practices makes New Zealand one […]