Pairings for Tomato Dishes
Green Tomatoes with Pistachio Relish
Pairing: 2010 Etude Pinot Noir Rosé
Made in a dry, crisp style, this lovely rosé offers fragrant strawberry and herb notes.
Cherry Tomato Tart with Basil
Pairing: 2009 Domaine Leflaive Bourgogne Blanc
Serve this brilliantly simple tart with a crisp white Burgundy.
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette
Pairing: 2009 Cantina Santadi Villa Solais Vermentino di Sardegna
Tangy, fresh tomatoes like the ones in this salad call for a vibrant white to match their acidity.
Fried Green Tomato BLTs
Pairing:2010 Beckmen Vineyards Santa Ynez Valley Estate Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc's tangy flavors are great with green tomatoes.
Tomato, Chard and Gruyère Casserole
Pairing: 2009 Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages
Beaujolais—a bright, light-bodied red wine—is excellent with tomato dishes.
Pan-Roasted Salmon with Tomato Vinaigrette
Pairing: 2010 Goats do Roam Rosé
A savory undertone balances the hint of sweetness in this fruit-driven rosé made with mostly Shiraz and Grenache.
Strawberry and candied-cherry tones mark this rosé sparkler.
Pairing: NV Codorníu Pinot Noir Rosé Brut
Harissa Chicken with Green-Chile-and-Tomato Salad
Pairing: 2009 Georges Duboeuf "Flower Label" Morgon
Juicy, fruit-forward and affordable, this cru Beaujolais from the superb 2009 vintage is a true bargain.
Cod with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Arborio Rice
Pairing: 2011 Geyser Peak California Sauvignon Blanc
Year in and year out, this crisp, balanced white is one of the best California Sauvignon Blanc deals around.
Grilled Bread and Marinated Tomato Salad
Pairing: 2010 Tablas Creek Vineyard Rosé
Fresh summer tomatoes and ripe, fruity American rosés are a natural pairing, thanks to the similar brightness of their flavors.