Pairing of the Day: December 9-13, 2013
Farro and Green Olive Salad with Walnuts and Raisins
Pairing: Ripe, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc: 2012 Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc.
Roast Chicken with Walnut Pesto
Mustard-Roasted Pork Loin with Squash Polenta
Pairing: Full-bodied, fruity sparkling rosé: NV René-Henri Coutier Champagne Brut Rosé Grand Cru or NV Fleury Pere & Fils Rosé de Saignée Brut.
Coconut Chiffon Bundt Cake with Coconut Frosting
Pairing: Caramelly, citrusy Madeira: Blandy's 5-year-old Malmsey or Cossart Gordon 15-year-old Bual.
Lamb Shank Posole
Pairing: Juicy, medium-bodied Spanish Garnacha: 2011 Bodegas Nekeas El Chaparral de Vega Sindoa.