Monthly Archives: September 2021

A French disaster. Plus, another round of “AND NOT PAIR THIS”

Pick of the Week:  Bread & Butter Pinot Noir, 2019, California

“And Now Pair This” results:

California Roll – Pinot Grigio
Bread dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar – Sweet Vermouth
BBQ Chicken Thighs – Chianti (or the Giacondi Sangiovese Rubicone from Italy we mentioned last time)

And now, pair this!

Pick of the Week: Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington State

And Now Pair This! results (abbreviated):

Pesto Pasta: Prosecco or Pinot Grigio 
Nachos (no jalapenos): Tsantali Rouge (Greece) or Giacondi Sangiovese Rubicone (Italy)
Milk Chocolate: Port
Plain Potato Chips: Bread & Butter Chardonnay (California) 
Basic Steak and Potatoes: Telmo & Ruth Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot (Chile)
Battered Fish and Chips: Chablis