2013 February

Nepalese Chicken Tarkari

I can smell this recipe just reading it…wow…and another tough pairing. Most dishes with Indian spices are hard to pair and wine just doesn’t do well with spicy foods.  Traditional wisdom puts a Riesling or Gewurztraminer with this dish…I am out on a limb suggesting our Picpoul de Pinet from Felines Jourdan. You can find… read more »

Santa Anita UnCorked

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Well..duh. The pairing wine is in the recipe…and I would agree that a nice Pinot Grigio would do well…our Sycamore Lane is a great match. For a red however, I am thinking our Syrah/Tempranillo from 2 Copas. Get This Recipe Here: Amateur Gourmet Get The Wine Here: Syrah/Tempranillo

Bagna Cauda (The Butter Garlic Anchovy Sauce of Your Dreams)

Whew…this is serious stuff. I would normally run for the hills on this… you have butter, then tons of garlic, olive oil and  anchovies..OMG. To the rescue our Vermentino Chardonnay from Papillon. Incredible pairing. Get the recipe here: Amateur Gourmet Get the wine here: Vermentino Chardonnay