Butter Sauce and Wine Pairings

Butter sauce is a sauce made from melted butter, and sometimes thickened with egg and/or flour, or blended with lemon juice, water, and even wine.  Butter Sauce typically accompanies seafood, fish or vegetable dishes, such as lobster, scallops, mussels, sole, trout, roasted cauliflower, or peas and carrots.  You might also see pasta tossed in [...]

2020-09-23T16:49:51+00:00Food Pairings, Sauce|

Aioli & Wine Pairing

Aioli is a garlic mayonnaise that has its origins in the Mediterranean region, such as Catalonia, Provence and Liguria. Often you'll have Aioli served with potatoes, seafood such as poached fish or canned tuna, grilled lamb, and boiled vegetables or grilled veggies. What are the Best Wines with Aioli Sauce? Saison Beer Rosé Zinfandel [...]

2020-08-03T22:14:14+00:00Food Pairings, Sauce|

Pesto Sauce & Wine Pairing

Pesto is a sauce comprised of basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, and grated hard cheese and is often enjoyed with pasta or spread on pizza. With the dish's focus on the green flavours of basil, garlic, and olive oil, white wines that aren't overly ripe, and have a green quality pair best. Fantastic [...]

2020-09-29T16:41:48+00:00Food Pairings, Sauce|

Tzatziki Sauce & Wine Pairing

Tzatziki sauce is a fresh and tangy yogurt-based sauce containing dill, cucumber, mint and garlic. You'll see it used as a condiment on several Greek dishes, like Gyros or a Lamb pita, as well as many vegan dishes like Fried Zucchini, Crudités, as a Salad Dressing, or as a dipping sauce for torn up [...]

2020-07-24T12:33:24+00:00Food Pairings, Sauce|