Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Hot Weather Food & Wine Pairings: White Grape Varietals
Riesling – Spicy Chinese takeout, shellfish, light pasta dishes, fruit salads, gazpacho, fried chicken, salsa & chips.
Sauvignon/Fume Blanc/Torrontes – Grilled salmon, herb crusted grilled chicken, pastas with pesto sauces, no-mayo potato salads, chicken salads.
Chenin Blanc (in Vouvray, Anjou and Savennieres) – Fried chicken, guacamole, light pasta dishes/salads.
Gewurztraminer – Sushi, roasted pork, lamb vindaloo, Indian take out, a bowl of fresh strawberries & blueberries for desert.
Pinot Gris/ Pinot Grigio – Grilled chicken, potato salads, chicken salads, salsa, antipasto, hard cheeses.
Moscato – Shellfish, light pasta dishes, fruit salads, fried chicken, salsa & chips, mix with some mango juice for a Tropical Bellini.