White Wine

Some people call Perogies ‘Polish Ravioli’, we call them Cholesterol heaven.  These tasty creations are often stuffed with potato, cheese, sausage, cabbage or bacon.  Often Pan fried and smothered in bacon bits, sour cream and shredded cheese, it could also be considered the Polish version of Canadian Poutine. In regard […]

Perogies & Wine Pairing

For simple preparations of chicken, the best red wine to pair with chicken is Pinot Noir.  Now hold on a second, you might say.  You can pair red wine with chicken, which is a white meat?  Absolutely!  Pinot Noir is not a heavy red wine.  It’s high in acidity, light in tannin and has […]

Wine & Chicken Pairing

Lobster & Wine
There’s a lot of fantastic white wines out there to pair with Lobster, and the list below contains the best of the best! Lobster & Wine Summary Chardonnay – preferably a White Burgundy Champagne, Blanc de Blancs Weissbier Sherry, Manzanilla Gewürztraminer, Alsace White Burgundy & Lobster When we talk about […]

Pairing Lobster & Wine

Savennieres Label
What is Savennières? Made in the Middle Loire Valley of France, in the Anjou region, Savennières is a white wine made from 100% Chenin Blanc. Here the vineyards have slate and clay soils that add a lot of structure and minerality to a wine concentrated with flavours of pear, candied […]

Savennières Wine & Food Pairing

Ham Roasted
Chenin Blanc is comparable to Riesling in that it is an extremely food-friendly wine.  Similar to Riesling, it comes in bone dry, off-dry, sparkling, and sweet styles. The most popular style of Chenin Blanc comes from the Vouvray region of France. With a mouth-zingy acidity and lots of mineral flavours, […]

Chenin Blanc and Food Pairing

domaine du carroir
Top Five Pairings 1. Goat Cheese 2. Asparagus 3. Pork Chops 4. Roasted Turkey 5. Crab Cakes Sancerre is a flinty-smoke and ripe gooseberry aroma Sauvignon Blanc from a small town called ‘Sancerre’ in the Loire Valley of France. Sancerre the town makes up part of the Loire Valley called […]

Sancerre and Food Pairings

Santa Margheritta label
For years, Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio has been the number one imported wine sold in North America’s restaurants. And for a good reason, as this Italian white wine delivers a consistently clean and dry flavour with a pleasant golden apple, peach, and citrus taste year after year. Our top four […]

Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio & Food Pairings

Vouvray Loire Valley
Vouvray is a French white wine made with Chenin Blanc grapes in the Touraine district of France. It comes in multiple styles that range from sweet to dry, as well as still to sparkling. However, Delicate floral aromas and a lip-puckering taste of green apple or pair are a common […]

Vouvray & Food Pairings

Ryme Vermentino label
If you love Sauvignon Blanc or Grüner Veltliner, Vermentino is worth seeking out for something similar, but its own traits that make it distinct. Vermentino is a light-bodied white wine that has a sophisticated edge to it. One sip, and you’ll find aromas of pear, peach, lime, grapefruit and crushed […]

Vermentino and Food Pairings

Alamos Torrontés Label
Torrontés is an Argentinian white wine that has flowery aromatics, and flavours of peach and lemon zest. While the wine smells like sweet rose petals, it is often made in a dry style. This makes for an interesting contrast as the sweet fragrance of this wine contradicts it’s lean, and […]

Torrontés & Food Pairing

Muscadet Sur Lie
Muscadet is a bone-dry, and light-bodied white wine from the Loire Valley of France. Made with the Melon de Bourgogne grape, Muscadet is lean and green, with a salty citrus taste with notes of pear and unripe apple. Muscadet Wine and Food Pairing High in acid, Muscadet will stand up […]

Muscadet & Food Pairing

Chablis is an unoaked or mildly oaked Chardonnay from the Burgundy region of France. The Burgundy region of France has several major wine producing districts, and Chablis is in the northernmost region, giving it a cooler climate, and a shorter growing season.  Chablis does not make any red wine, just […]

Chablis and Food Pairing