Chardonnay-Friendly Recipes

Chardonnay, the top-selling wine in America by FAR, has fallen out of favor with a certain group of avid wine drinkers.  That certain group would be those in the industry – Sommeliers, retailers, distributors, and many producers. Of course, none of them will admit it, as Chardonnay pays many of their salaries.  But when it […]

Wine-Friendly Recipe: Pork “Stew” with Andouille Sausage, Lardon and Mushrooms

Most winter stews feature beef and pair with red wine.  This refreshing alternative features pork and pairs with a Chablis or unoaked Chardonnay (see all my available Chardonnay’s here).  Equally warming during cold winter months, but less fatty.   Ingredients (6 Servings)– 3 lbs Boneless pork shoulder– 2 Andouille sausage, cut into thirds– 6 Ozs […]

Perfect Pairing – Pinot Noir with Roasted Squash Risotto

A hearty butternut squash risotto paired with pinot noir, which works well with the sweetness of the roasted squash.

“Runaway” Chicken Chowder

Though its bright orange color makes this a perfect Halloween dish, its belly-warming, bowl-licking popularity argues for making it throughout the winter months!