Wine & Seafood News2018-01-17T15:20:13+00:00

Wine & Seafood News

Wine reviews: These 3 white wines are perfect for summer seafood at $13 or less

August 19th, 2018|

Author: Dave McIntyre Bolivia is one of many countries enjoying a viticultural renaissance the past two or three decades. Here are two absolutely delicious red wines that show what Bolivia can accomplish. They are both tannat, a variety better known for rustic, brawny wines from Uruguay, but made here with [...]

A Simple Guide to Wine Pairing

August 12th, 2018|

Author: Ellerman House There are two types of people in the world: those who pair their food with their wine, and those who don’t. It doesn’t matter which side you fall on, there are some dishes that remain a challenge. Our Sommelier assist guests when pairing their meals with the [...]

Summer Wine

July 22nd, 2018|

Author: Martha Stewart Living, July/August 2000 Summer calls for summer food, and summer food calls for summer wines -- wines that are light, chilly, and not too serious, so that they leave you light and chilled, too. And -- surprise -- this includes red wines. Chilled red wine? Of course. [...]

Basic Wine Pairings

July 15th, 2018|

Author: Paul Stern Wine makes everything taste better, but make sure you're drinking the right kind of wine with your food! There are certain wines that pair better with certain foods, having either similar or contrasting components that bring out the best flavors in each. So whether you're more of [...]

Best Wines For: Pairing with Umami

May 13th, 2018|

Author: Anne Krebiehl MW Here are top-rated pours that stand up to this unique fifth taste. It’s not sweet, sour, salty or bitter. It’s sort of savory, kind of subtle and definitely delicious, and it’s a pain to pair with wine. We’re talking about umami (pronounced oo-MOM-ee)—that mysterious fifth flavor we [...]

Pairing seafood and wine

May 6th, 2018|

Author: Ralph Brennan Seafood & wine pairings Recent decades have seen an ever-burgeoning number of wine-savvy Americans. Likewise, the number of different wines available to them is constantly increasing, as wine makers continually come up with new ideas for every step of wine production, and vineyards take root in parts [...]

15 Foolproof Seafood and Wine Pairings

April 22nd, 2018|

Pairing wine with seafood doesn't have to be a challenge. Try these can't-miss matches and smart suggestions for effortless—and delicious—sipping and serving. 1 of 15 Photo: Howard L. Puckett Mixed Seafood + Rías Biaxas Recipe: Paella Cubana We love: Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas (about $14) Seafood and wine make a natural pair, and [...]

Pairing Wine with Fish

February 4th, 2018|

Author: Madeline Puckette Learn what wines pair best with the four different groups of fin fish. From flaky tilapia to steak-like swordfish, there are a range of potential wine pairings. Beyond just the choice of fish, the sauce and fish preparation affects what tastes best when pairing wine with fish. [...]

Top wine pairings with scallops

January 28th, 2018|

Author: Fiona Beckett Scallops are some of the most delicious seafood around and some of the most flattering to a serious white wine. There’s one grape variety that will almost always see you right but also some other options Grilled or seared scallops Searing scallops enhances their sweetness and makes [...]

5 Wines to Pair with Seafood

January 21st, 2018|

Author: Dan Dunn Think Mediterranean bottles—or classic Champagne—when pairing wines with crustaceans and fish. When it comes to food and wine pairings, seafood can be a wildcard—primarily because there’s so much variety to be found within the category. Lobster’s flavor doesn’t much resemble a scallop, and the heartiness of trout [...]

Pairing Wine with Seafood

November 1st, 2017|

Author: Gayot Seafood does not always have to be paired with white wine. Actually, some fish and shellfish do not go quite well with varietals such as Pinot Noir and Merlot. Don't be afraid to  pair wine with sake, either! This list will help you plan which wines to pair [...]

Pairing Wine and Seafood

October 1st, 2017|

Author: Gretchen Roberts Don’t drown out the delicate flavors of seafood with an overpowering red; we offer 4 different types of wine light enough to mesh well with delicious fish and shellfish. Which wines go best with fish and shellfish? People often choose a white wine for fish, and with [...]

Best Wines for Seafood

September 1st, 2017|

Author: W. Blake Gray Expert Guidance, from Whites to Reds to Rosés. Pairing wine with seafood isn't a difficult task. Think in terms of weight and substance—delicate raw fish and light, briny shellfish go best with equally delicate, light white wines. Similarly, a piece of grilled swordfish will go better [...]