Classic Southern Fried Chicken
Made in a dry, crisp style, this lovely rosé offers fragrant strawberry and herb notes.
Pairing: 2010 Etude Pinot Noir RoséGO TO RECIPE
Stovetop Mac and Cheese with Cheese Crisps
Jamie Kutch ditched his New York City finance career to undertake a Pinot pilgrimage to western Sonoma, making lovely wines like this tea-and-berry-scented red.
Pairing: 2009 Kutch Wines Sonoma Coast Pinot NoirGO TO RECIPE
Oregon Tuna Melts
Ponzi, one of Oregon’s most respected wineries, makes textbook Pinot Gris. That means fresh nectarine and white peach flavors and zesty acidity.
Pairing: 2010 Ponzi Vineyards Pinot GrisGO TO RECIPE
Entirely fermented in barrel, this Chardonnay wraps its flavors of lemon and grapefruit in a rich, creamy texture.
Pairing: 2007 Sonoma-Cutrer Les PierresGO TO RECIPE
Free-Form Chicken Potpie
This Paso Robles Roussanne offers a compelling mix of mineral, almond and melon flavors.
Pairing: 2009 Tablas Creek Vineyard RoussanneGO TO RECIPE
Smoky Shrimp and Grits
This racy, layered Chardonnay comes from one of Sonoma’s most famous vineyards.
Pairing: 2009 Robert Craig Durell Vineyard ChardonnayGO TO RECIPE
Cornmeal-Crusted Fish with Green-Tomato Tartar Sauce
Neutral French oak adds weight to this wine’s fragrant peach, pear and apricot notes.
Pairing: 2009 Keswick Vineyards Estate Reserve ViognierGO TO RECIPE
Cheddar BLT Burgers with Tarragon Russian Dressing
Polished and powerful, this red reveals layers of supple dark chocolate, oak and mocha.
Pairing: 2008 Januik Champoux Vineyard Cabernet SauvignonGO TO RECIPE
Missouri Baby Back Ribs with Apple Slaw
A great introduction to this native variety, with firm black fruit and chunky tannins.
Pairing: 2008 Stone Hill Winery NortonGO TO RECIPE
Dr Pepper-Glazed Ham with Prunes
The juicy wild berry and herb flavors in this great-value Zinfandel finish with tart acidity.
Pairing: 2009 Foxglove ZinfandelGO TO RECIPE