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

By Food & Wine
Updated March 31, 2015


October 31, 2008Baked Orecchiette with Pork Sugo
Pairing: A rich, black-fruited Amarone Classico. Try the 2004 Masi Costasera.

October 30, 2008Smoky Pork Pappardelle
Pairing: A rich Southern Italian Negroamaro. Try the 2005 Li Veli Pezzo Morgana Salice Salentino or the 2006 La Corte Salice Salentino.

October 29, 2008Bouillabaisse
Pairing: A lime-inflected Austrian Grüner Veltliner or a minerally, medium-bodied Crozes-Hermitage blanc. Try the 2006 E. Guigal.

October 28, 2008Fresh Vegetable Curry
Pairing: A lime-inflected Austrian Grüner Veltliner or a lemony Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon blend. Try the 2007 Brundlmayer Kamptaler Terrassen or 2007 Cape Mentelle.

October 27, 2008Seared Scallops with Bacon-Braised Chard
Pairing: A dry Gewürztraminer. Try the 2006 Londer Anderson Valley.

October 24, 2008Fig-and-Raspberry Tart with Chestnut Honey
Pairing: A vin santo. Try the 2000 Volpaia.

October 23, 2008Chicken Tikka
Pairing: A Pinot Noir, either from Oregon or Burgundy. Try the 2006 Raptor Ridge Willamette Valley or 2005 Bouchard Père et Fils Bourgogne Rouge.

October 22, 2008Simple Pork Posole
Pairing: A dark-berried, briary Zinfandel. Try the 2007 Rancho Zabaco Sonoma Heritage Vines.

October 21, 2008Fresh Shell Bean Soup
Pairing: A Pinot Noir. Try the 2006 Evening Land Sonoma Coast Occidental Vineyard or 2006 Samsara Melville Vineyard.

October 20, 2008Roast Squab with Bacon and Grapes
Pairing: A Sicilian Merlot. Try the 2004 Baglio di Pianetto Ramione or 2005 Feudo Arancio.

October 17, 2008Lamb Tagine with Green Olives and Lemon
Pairing: A smoky Syrah. Try the 2005 Delas Saint-Joseph François de Tournon.

October 16, 2008Almond Cake with Pears and Crème Anglaise
Pairing: A light Moscato. Try the 2006 Planeta Moscato di Noto.

October 15, 2008Roasted Lobsters with Verjus and Tarragon
Pairing: An unoaked Chardonnay. Try the 2006 Iron Horse Vineyards Unoaked or 2006 Kim Crawford Unoaked Marlborough.

October 14, 2008Chicken Hot Pot with Mushrooms and Tofu
Pairing: A light-bodied, unoaked Chardonnay. Try the 2006 Ruffino Libaios.

October 13, 2008Rosemary Flatbread with Blue Cheese, Grapes and Honey
Pairing: A rosé. Try the 2007 Shinn Estate Vineyards or 2007 Clos du Bois.

October 10, 2008Red Wine–Braised Beef
Pairing: A Syrah. Try the 2006 Holus Bolus or 2006 Jelly Roll.

October 9, 2008Mango Shrimp
Pairing: A Vermentino. Try the 2007 Pala Crabilis or 2007 Sella & Mosca La Cala.

October 8, 2008Farro Salad with Fried Cauliflower and Prosciutto
Pairing: A cherry-inflected Salice Salentino. Try the 2003 Taurino.

October 7, 2008Green Chicken Masala
Pairing: A Gewürztraminer. Try the 2005 Cantina Terlano Lunare or 2006 Montinore Estate.

October 6, 2008Sauvignon Blanc�Steamed Mussels with Garlic Toasts
Pairing: A crisp, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc. Try the 2007 Indaba.

October 3, 2008Duck with Miso-Almond Butter
Pairing: A subtly spicy Gewürztraminer. Try the 2006 Tramin Nassbaumer Alto Adige.

October 2, 2008Reblochon Tarts with Bacon and Fingerling Potatoes
Pairing: An earthy, berry-rich Pinot Noir from California’s Santa Lucia Highlands. Try the 2005 Logan Pinot Noir or 2006 Morgan Twelve Clones.

October 1, 2008Creamy Pasta with Tomato Confit and Fresh Goat Cheese
Pairing: An herbal, spicy Cabernet Franc, such as one from Chinon. Try the 2006 Charles Joguet Cuvée Terroir or 2006 Marc Brédif.