Butternut Squash Soup & Wine Pairing

Butternut Squash soup pairs up with a wide variety of white wines such as Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Grüner Veltliner, Gewurztraminer & Riesling.  Viognier and Chardonnay have a creamy texture, which makes this pair of whites exceptional with creamier Butternut Squash Soups. I often put a dollop of peanut butter in my butternut squash [...]

2020-11-07T21:46:33+00:00Food Pairings, Soup|

Lentil Soup & Wine Pairing

When the great lockdown of 2020 started, Lentil soup was a popular dish as Lentils pack a lot of flavours, nutrition and keep for an extremely long time.  The whole shebang is easy enough to cook up in an InstaPot while you go about your day. Recipes for Lentil Soup vary, but most of [...]

2020-11-01T15:09:38+00:00Soup, Vegan|

Lobster Bisque & Wine Pairing

Lobster Bisque is a creamy lobster broth made by cooking and straining the shells of lobsters for a flavourful soup.  As sherry is often used in a lobster bisque recipe, a dry sherry like an Amontillado is often recommended.  If sherry isn't you're thing, other excellent pairings include a rich Champagne, Sauternes, Chardonnay and [...]

2020-10-29T12:10:01+00:00Seafood, Shellfish, Soup|

Potato Leek Soup & Wine Pairing

Oregon Pinot Noir and Potato Leek Soup It's very rare when you can pair a red wine with soup, however Pinot Noir works very well in this case.  Pinot Noir has a light body and a forest floor/earthiness about it that goes remarkably well with the sweet leek and earthy potato flavours found in [...]

2020-09-14T13:02:37+00:00Food Pairings, Soup|

Cauliflower Soup & Wine Pairing

The heart of Cauliflower Soup tends to be roasted cauliflower pureed, with perhaps some butter, cream or melted cheese added. As such, smooth, dry whites like Chablis, Chenin Blanc, Soave, Pinot Gris and Gavi are the order of the day. Chablis & Cauliflower Soup Pairing Chablis is an unoaked or lightly oaked Chardonnay from [...]

2020-11-26T13:53:50+00:00Food Pairings, Soup|

Potato Soup & Wine Pairing

Full-bodied and flavourful whites, with crisp acidity, pair best with creamy-textured potato soup. For white wine, our top choices would be Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Viognier and Grüner Veltliner. All of which impart their own additional flavours upon this filling soup. With red wine, you have options as well. Pinot Noir has earthy notes that are [...]

2020-07-15T12:10:34+00:00Food Pairings, Soup|

French Onion Soup & Wine Pairing

Acidic and medium-bodied reds and whites, like Beaujolais, Burgundy, Côtes du Rhône, Chardonnay, Viognier, or Pinot Gris pair best with French Onion Soup. While French Onion Soup does have a strong flavour, you need the acidity of these wines to rip through cheesy and garlicky crouton crust before you get to those sweet caramelized [...]

2020-07-04T19:11:19+00:00Food Pairings, Soup|