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Wine Pairings

Wine Pairings for Dishes with Beets

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Wine Pairings for Beets and Roasted Beet Salad: as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo 5 Things to know about Pairing wines with beets: Beets are a colorful earthy but sweet root vegetable. They add color to any plate, pair nicely with red or white wines, and are packed with good nutrition. When roasted […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Carrots

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Wine & Carrot Pairings

Wine Pairings for Dishes with Carrots as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo 5 Things to know about Pairing wines with Carrots Carrots are healthy vegetables for the plate, great snacks raw and sweet treats for the children on the go. There are so many things to do with Carrots! It’s a staple in […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Cabbage

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Cabbage as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo 5 Things to know about Pairing wines with Cabbage Cabbage, like broccoli, is one of the most versatile vegetables. It can be prepared in raw in slaw, fermented in sauerkraut, stuffed with many things or braised.  Many different wines work well […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Broccoli

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Broccoli as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Broccoli is America’s favorite vegetable according to a survey by Green Giant. It is one of the most versatile vegetables prepared in many different ways and can work with any wine depending on preparation! Broccoli served raw or blanched tastes lean […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Greens

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Greens as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Wine Pairings for Greens Think “green” wines when pairing with greens! (White wines come from green grapes.) Dark, leafy pungent greens like Mustard, Turnip or Collard Greens are easily interchanged in recipes. Collard Green carries a flavor weight that pairs nicely […]

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Wine Pairings for Edamame

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Wine Pairings for Edamame as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo   5 Tips for Edamame with Wine Wine Pairings for Edamame Edamame is a great wine tasting snack – and it is healthy and just happens to be veggie!  It has fiber, antioxidants and vitamin K.  It has a natural herbal pea sweetness […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Peppers

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Peppers as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo   5 Tips for Pairing Wine with Peppers: Texas is known for peppers – hot and sweet. The extremes give us great diversity of wine choices! Raw peppers are high in acid so pair with high acid wines. Try Messina Hof […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Winter Squash

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Winter Squash as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Wine & Winter Squash: Planning your holiday menu? This is a yummy side to include. Baked squash has a natural sweetness in flavor which is enhanced by sweet spices and wine. If prepared savory style with herbs, grains or sautéed […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Jujube

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Jujube as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Wine & Jujube (Chinese Red Date): Dates do not grow in our area but Jujube’s do and dried jujube’s taste just like dates! Pit them just like dates before using in a recipe.  Use them in any recipe calling for dates. […]

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Southern Peas

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Southern Peas as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Wine & Southern Peas: Why do they pair well with wine? They have a high level of protein and starch which give balance to acids in wines. When do you use them? In winter, try them in a curry sauce […]

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