Wine Pairings

Some of our favorite recipe pairings….very tasty.

Wine with Food: California Gamay Beaujolais | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: California Gamay Beaujolais By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | November 1984 If you are presently a white wine enthusiast yet wish to develop a red wine palate, this is the wine to start with. Many people who say they like white wines only, do so because they have usually been turned off by… read more »

Wine with Food: La Tache | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: La Tache By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | January 1985 I was stopped by a young mother at a shop­ping mall last month. She had her two children with her. They were restless, so I did not have the opportunity to answer her ques­tion fully. I did not catch her name. She had… read more »

Wine with Food: Pan­ache| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Pan­ache By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | March 1984 I do not generally write about a single trade named product. In fact, the makers of Pan­ache do not know I have selected it for my featured wine this month. My reason for the choice is because the product is unique in the United… read more »

Wine with Food: Alsatian Gewurztraminer | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Alsatian Gewurztraminer By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | May 1984 You will not find a wine labeled exactly “Alsatian Gewurztraminer”. You will have to look for a bottle that reads Gewurz­traminer and then see if it was imported from Alsace. And, when you locate a bottle, you will be rewarded with a wine… read more »

Wine with Food: California Barbera| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: California Barbera By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | April 1984 The next time you are planning Italian fare for your meal, consider this wine. It has a place in that context for many reasons. It is a pleasant departure from the tradi­tional Chianti that most everyone seems to reach for when Italian food… read more »

Wine with Food: Doktor | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Doktor By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | October 1983 Maybe you have been fortunate enough to have been given a bottle of Doktor, or you have seen it on a shelf and wondered why it was so expensive, or maybe on the recommendation of a friend you splurged and purchased one. What do you… read more »

Wine with Food: Aged California Chardonnay| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Aged California Chardonnay By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | September 1983 The deep golden hues of well-aged California Chardonnays are tantalizing sugges­tions of the fragrant tastes that follow. This varietal of grape, and the wine our California vintners have produced from it in the last 15 years has begun to threaten the foundations… read more »

Wine with Food: Asti Spumante| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Asti Spumante By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | August 1983 The popularity of this sparkling Italian wine in the United States has jumped with leaps and bounds during the last few years. The festive nature of the wine lends itself to selection as a gift item, and maybe because of certain misconceptions, it… read more »

Wine with Food: Georges de Latour | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Georges de Latour By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | July 1983 What do you serve with a bottle of Georges de Latour? This wine has become so legendary that the name is “dropped’• by wine collectors to establish the credibility of their wine cellars, by begin­ners as a standard in awe, and by… read more »

Wine with Food: Barsac| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Barsac By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | May 1983 You have held a special luncheon, all the guests have left, and you are ready to take your shoes off, pour a glass of wine, relax on the couch and catch your breath. But, the wine you had at lunch is gone! So you remember… read more »