Tag Archives: wine pairings

How to Pair Wine With Your Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Source: Grub Street NY

The best part of Valentine’s Day, of course, is the chocolate, which you will possibly — probably? — be tempted to try with a little bit of wine. Chocolate, however, is surprisingly difficult to pair with wine because it’s inherently bitter. Think of cocoa powder as the tannin of chocolate, …

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How to Pair Wine With Nachos

Source: Grub Street NY

Super Bowl Sunday is divisive. Are you rooting for the Eagles, or for the Patriots to win yet again? Are you more interested in the game, Justin Timberlake’s halftime concert, or the ads? Do you even care about football? In fact, there is really only one aspect of Super Bowl …

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Why Champagne and Fried Chicken Are Perfect Together

Source: Grub Street NY

There is no bad time to drink Champagne, of course. It just so happens that New Year’s Eve is a particularly good time to do it. This is a universal truth that needs no undoing. The only question becomes: What do you want to eat with it? This year, that …

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How to Pair Wine With Sour Patch Kids

Source: Grub Street NY

By now, most people know the basics of pairing wine with food. So, Grub Street has asked wine pro Vanessa Price to offer pairing advice that’s a little more … unexpected, but no less important this time of year.

Sometime over the next few days, you are going to eat …

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3 Atlanta sommeliers tell you what wine to serve for Thanksgiving

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

It’s hard to believe 2016 is coming to a close. What a long, strange trip it’s been. This Thanksgiving we’ll sit down at our respective tables to take stock in what we’re thankful for surrounded by family, friends and friends who might as well be family. Whether your meal skews traditional with turkey and stuffing or gives a nod to America’s incredible cultural diversity, wine pairs perfectly with gratefulness.

We sat down with Eric Crane, sommelier and director of training and business development for Empire Distributors, Melissa Davis, beverage director for One Midtown Kitchen and Caleb Hopkins, sommelier and wine ...

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