Pairing of the Day: December 17-21, 2012
Orecchiette with Salmon, Arugula and Artichokes
Pairing: Citrusy Grüner Veltliner: 2011 Wieninger Vienna Hills.
Sweet-and-Salty Korean Barbecued Short Ribs
Pairing: Ripe, dark-cherry-inflected Malbec: 2011 Rutini Trumpeter or 2011 Viña Cobos Felino.
Pairing: Nutty, caramelly tawny port: Quinta do Noval 10 Year Old.
Potato-Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon and Beets
Pairing: Minerally, full-bodied Alsatian Riesling: 2009 Domaine Albert Boxler or 2009 Kuentz-Bas Tradition.
Pairing: Spicy, dark-fruited Tuscan red: 2009 Capezzana Barco Reale di Carmignano.