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


February 29, 2008Bucatini with Pancetta, Pecorino and Pepper
Pairing: A tannic, Southern Italian red, like the 2003 La Corte Salice Salentino or the 2003 Leone de Castris Salice Salentino Riserva

February 28, 2008Rack of Lamb with Coconut-Mint Sauce and Glazed Peas
Pairing: A Cabernet Sauvignon, like the 2004 Hourglass Cabernet Sauvignon or the 2004 Tamber Bey Two Rivers Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

February 27, 2008Grilled Seafood Kebabs and Orecchiette with Arugula
Pairing: A Pinot Grigio, like the 2005 Tu Tu Pinot Grigio or 2006 Pavi Napa Valley Pinot Grigio

February 26, 2008Creamy Risotto with Edamame
Pairing: A brut rosé, like the 2004 Schramsberg brut rosé or NV Domaine Carneros brut rosé

February 25, 2008Dry-rubbed Salmon Tacos with Tomatillo-Avocado Slaw
Pairing: A spicy Zinfandel or Charbono, like the 2004 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch Zinfandel or Robert Foley Charbono

February 22, 2008Asian Baby Back Ribs with Panko-Crusted Mushrooms
Pairing: A layered, complex Napa Cabernet, like the 2003 Drinkward Pescon or 2004 Realm Farella Vineyard

February 21, 2008Warm Lentil and Ham Salad
Pairing: An earthy syrah, like the 2001 White Hawk Vineyard Syrah or 2005 Jaffurs Santa Barbara County Syrah

February 20, 2008Smoked Salmon Panini
Pairing: A toasty, oaky white, like the 2005 Merryvale Starmont Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

February 19, 2008Orecchiette with Sautéed Greens and Scallion Sauce
Pairing: A Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc, like the 2005 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre

February 15, 2008Grilled Lamb Shwarma
Pairing: A robust red, like the 2003 Hanna Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

February 14, 2008Fusilli with Creamy Leek Sauce
Pairing: A zesty Sardinian Vermentino, like the 2004 Cala Silente Vermentino or 2004 Contini Tyrsos Vermentino

February 13, 2008Four-pepper Steak Au Poivre
Pairing: A Malbec, like the 2004 Mendel Malbec or 2004 Salentein Malbec

February 12, 2008Three-cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Pairing: A low tannin California Central Coast Syrah, like the 2002 Zaca Mesa Syrah

February 11, 2008Tuscan-style Veal Chops
Pairing: A lightly foresty and herbal Tuscan Sangiovese, like the 2003 Monte Antico Sangiovese

February 8, 2008Crispy Turkey Kathi Rolls with Mint-and-Date Dipping Sauce
Pairing: A juicy, rich Zinfandel, like the 2005 Mia’s Playground Zinfandel

February 7, 2008Grilled Hanger Steak with Bacon Chimichurri
Pairing: A Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon with a delicate herbal note, like the 2005 Hacienda Araucano or 2005 Caliterra Reserva

February 6, 2008Berber-spiced Chicken Breasts
Pairing: A spicy Mediterranean red from Spain&s Jumilla region, like the 2005 Carchelo or 2005 Casa Castillo

February 5, 2008Prosciutto & Grilled Fennel Sandwiches
Pairing: A light Barbera, like the 2004 Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbera d’Asti

February 4, 2008Deviled Ham Salad on Marbled Rye
Pairing: A juicy Italian rosato, like the 2005 Bastianich rosato

February 1, 2008Swordfish Steaks with Smoky Tomato Ketchup
Pairing: A fruity Australian rosé, like the 2006 R Osé