Match Food and Wine

wineandfoodThe right wine with your meal makes all the difference in the world!

 

Food/Wine Match Chart

Perfect Matches of Food and Wine

Note: This chart shows excellent matches of food and wine. For precise matches for those extraordinary dishes, call Vince at (870) 774-7217.

When the wine and food match there is a perfect balance. The wine doesn’t overpower the food nor does the food overpower the wine. It’s a wonderful culinary experience.

Beef

Rib Eye Un-oaked Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc
Sirloin/ NY Strip Malbec
Rolled Roast Beef w/gravy Merlot
Prime Rib Big  Pinot Noir
Meatballs,  Tomato or Swedish style Sonoma Merlot
Burgers Australian Merlot
Beef Ribs (Spicy BBQ sauce) Old Vine Zinfandel
Beef Tenderloin, Wellington W/ Béarnaise Sauce Napa Cabernet/ Red Bordeaux
Filet Mignon Meritage, Bordeaux Blends
Marinated Beef-  Strip steak/Fajitas/Aux Poivre Shiraz, Petite Sirah

 

 

Chicken

Fried or breaded Riesling
BBQ  (very spicy) Lighter style Syrah or Shiraz
Grilled Breast Pinot Grigio
Jerk Chicken Shiraz
Mexican (Cheeses and Jalapeños) Gewurztraminer
Chicken Soup w/Pasta Chardonnay
Chicken Salad Sauvignon Blanc
Chicken Parmesan Merlot
Chicken Fajitas Pinot Grigio
Roast Chicken Woody Chardonnay

Pasta

Red sauce Marinara Merlot
White Clam Sauce w/garlic Big Chardonnay
Primavera  (Veggies) Sauvignon Blanc
Pesto Sauce New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
With meatballs and sausage Sonoma Merlot
Alfredo Sauce Pinot Grigio
Vodka Sauce Light style Pinot  Noir
Scampi Style Oaky Chardonnay
Baked Lasagna/Manicotti Merlot
Gnocchi Lemon Sauce Sauvignon Blanc

Pork

BBQ Pork Ribs in commercial (Jar) Sauce Old Vine Zinfandel
Rolled Roast (natural juices) lighter style Pinot Noir
Pan fried w/ white gravy New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Roast tenderloin w/ Sour cherry, raspberry or blackberry sauce Cote du Rhone Rouge
Pork cutlets Saute’ with applesauce Australian Chardonnay
Pulled pork Zinfandel
Tenderloin grilled with citrus accompaniments (Pineapple, Lemon etc.) Sauvignon Blanc
2” chops, grilled served with no sauce Woody Chardonnay
Asian Pork / Moo Shoo Shiraz
Pork tenderloin marinated  (Italian vinaigrette) Gewurztraminer

 FISH

Shrimp (grilled, Scampi, cocktail, Kabobs) Full bodied Chardonnay
Lobster Pouilly Fuisse
Seared scallops Sonoma style Oak Chardonnay
Sea Bass , Grilled or baked Chardonnay
Blackened (any seafood) Zinfandel
Lemon Tilapia in Sautéed in Butter & olive oil Sauvignon Blanc
Fried fish / Catfish  w/ all the Trimmings Riesling
Tuna, grilled or sautéed,Blackened or with spicy sauces Chardonnay
Crawfish, shrimp,  Cajun Boil Gewurztraminer or German Spatlese
Grilled or baked Salmon Chardonnay       W/ Glace’ Pinot Noir

Cheese

All Blue Veined cheese, (Gorgonzola, Stilton, Bleu, Roquefort) Port, Moscato D’Asti
Swiss  , Jarlsberg Most White Wines Pinot Noir and Beaujolais
Most Cheddars   (Yellow, Mild to Sharp) Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon
Brie, Camembert,  Goat cheese Pinot Noir, Cote Du Rhone, Oaky Chardonnay
Mahon, Manchego Tempranillo, Shiraz, Grenache
Bel Paese, Port Salute, Gourmandize Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Gavi d’ Gavi
Super sharp Cheddar, Beechers, Parmigiano, Asiago Chianti Classico, Merlot, Shiraz, Barolo
Boursin, herbal infused cheeses New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Monterey Jack,   Gouda, Havarti Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio
Mascarpone, Flavored Ricotta Moscato, Asti Spumanti