Pairing of the Day: April 2010

Every day, we spotlight a wine that pairs beautifully with an F&W recipe.

April 30, 2010—Strawberry-Ricotta Tartlets
Pairing: A Madeira.

April 29, 2010—Veal Stew with Spring Greens
Pairing: A Meursault. Try the 2002 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Tessons Clos de Mon Plaisir or 2006 Joseph Drouhin.

April 28, 2010—Marinated Sardines with Fennel, Raisins and Pine Nuts
Pairing: A Verdicchio. Try the 2008 Fontezoppa Verdicchio di Matelica or 2008 Sartarelli Classico.

April 27, 2010—White-Bean-and-Pancetta Pizza
Pairing: A Chardonnay. Try the 2008 Castello della Sala Bramìto del Cervo.

April 26, 2010—Shaved Raw Asparagus with Parmesan Dressing
Pairing: A citrusy white from the south of Italy. Try the 2008 Odoardi Pian della Corte Bianco or 2008 Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina.

April 23, 2010—Citrus-Granita and Orange-Mousse Parfaits
Pairing: An Italian sparkling wine. Try the NV Bellavista Franciacorta Cuvée Brut.

April 22, 2010—Grilled Balsamic-and-Garlic Flank Steak
Pairing: A Carmenère. Try the 2007 Chono Reserva.

April 19, 2010—Grilled Shrimp with Citrus-Sambal-Oelek Dressing
Pairing: A Sauvignon Blanc. Try the 2009 Kim Crawford Marlborough.

April 16, 2010—Fennel Mussels with Piquillo Rouille
Pairing: A Chardonnay. Try the 2008 Scribe or 2008 Lioco Sonoma County.

April 15, 2010—Basil-Crusted Leg of Lamb with Lemon Vinaigrette
Pairing: A spicy Rhône blend. Try the 2001 Bosquet des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape or 2007 Charvin Le Poutet Côtes du Rhone.

April 14, 2010—Flatbread Lasagna
Pairing: A Chianti. Try the 2007 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina.

April 13, 2010—Indian-Spiced Short Ribs
Pairing: A peppery Zinfandel. Try the 2006 Amapola Creek Monte Rosso Vineyard.

April 12, 2010—Spring Peas with Mint
Pairing: A lightly tannic red. Try the 2008 Corte dei Papi Colle Ticchio Cesanese del Piglio or 2005 Damiano Ciolli Cirsium.

April 9, 2010—Cherry Tomato Tart with Basil
Pairing: A crisp white Burgundy. Try the 2007 Deux Montille St. Romain Les Jarrons or 2008 Louis Jadot Bourgogne Chardonnay.

April 8, 2010—Brazilian Seafood Soup (Moqueca)
Pairing: A Provençal rosé. Try the 2008 Bieler Père et Fils Sabine or 2008 Commanderie de Peyrassol.

April 7, 2010—Grilled Ham and Cheese with Strawberry-Red-Wine Jam
Pairing: A Carneros Pinot Noir. Try the 2008 Scribe or 2006 Etude Estate.

April 6, 2010—Spaghetti with Artichokes and Pancetta
Pairing: A Tuscan red. Try the 2006 Monte Antico Rosso.

April 5, 2010—Oven-Fried Chicken
Pairing: A vibrant Pinot Noir. Try the 2007 Peregrine.

April 2, 2010—Smoked Ham with Apple-Riesling Sauce
Pairing: A bright Riesling. Try Leitz's 2008 Leitz Out.

April 1, 2010—Caramelized Asian Pork Chops
Pairing: A zesty Pinot Gris. Try the 2008 Anne Amie.