Pairing of the Day: August 2010

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

August 31, 2010—Duck Breast, Lentil and Parsnip Salad
Pairing: An earthy Pinot Noir.

August 30, 2010—Chicken Thighs with Garlicky Crumbs and Snap Peas
Pairing: An Orvieto.

August 27, 2010—Honey-Glazed Duck with Savoy Cabbage
Pairing: A Pinot Noir.

August 26, 2010—Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors
Pairing: An Italian Pinot Blanc.

August 25, 2010—Chicken Grilled Under a Brick
Pairing: A Sangiovese. Try the 2006 Long Meadow Ranch or 2007 Luna Vineyards.

August 24, 2010—Tuna-and-White-Bean Salad
Pairing: A Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

August 23, 2010—Grilled Salmon with Melted Tomatoes
Pairing: A full-bodied rosé. Try the 2009 Proprietà Sperino Rosa del Rosa.

August 20, 2010—Raspberry Tart with a Pistachio Crust
Pairing: A sweet, lightly fizzy Moscato d'Asti. Try the 2009 Gianni Doglia.

August 19, 2010—Chicken in Tarragon-Mustard Cream Sauce
Pairing: A balanced, elegant white Burgundy.

August 18, 2010—Pork Fried Rice
Pairing: An Australian Shiraz.

August 17, 2010—Supercrispy Pan-Fried Chicken
Pairing: A Chardonnay from California's Santa Lucia Highlands.

August 16, 2010—Grilled Flank Steak with Sichuan Peppercorns
Pairing: A peppery, berry-rich Washington Syrah. Try the 2008 Substance.

August 13, 2010—Grilled Lamb Chops with Ladolemono
Pairing: An Assyrtiko. Try the 2009 Argyros or 2009 Ktima Pavlidis Dry White.

August 12, 2010—Red Chile–Chicken Enchiladas
Pairing: A plummy Merlot.

August 11, 2010—Chicken Legs with Roasted Garlic–Ancho Sauce
Pairing: An oak-spiced Chardonnay. Try the 2007 Santa Ema Reserve.

August 10, 2010—Brazilian Black Rice
Pairing: A bold, berry-rich Spanish rosé. Try the 2009 Tres Ojos or 2009 Artazuri.

August 9, 2010—Spicy Avocado-Cucumber Soup
Pairing: A lively, refreshing Grüner Veltliner. Try the 2009 Berger.

August 6, 2010—Blueberry-Glazed Ribs
Pairing: A rich, berry-scented Petite Sirah. Try the 2007 Fleur de California North Coast.

August 5, 2010—Ginger-Roasted Chicken
Pairing: An aromatic Riesling. Try the 2009 Clos du Bois.

August 4, 2010—Carne Asada with Black Beans
Pairing: A Spicy, peppery Côtes-du-Rhône. Try the 2007 J. Vidal-Fleury.

August 3, 2010—Mama Chang's Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions
Pairing: A Spanish rosé. Try the 2008 Bodega Pirineos Mesache Rosado.

August 2, 2010—Roasted Zucchini with Ricotta and Mint
Pairing: A Sauvignon Blanc. Try the 2008 Long Meadow Ranch or 2008 Franciscan.

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