Pairing of the Day: March 3-7, 2014
Trout with Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette
Pairing: Juicy New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: 2013 Babich Marlborough or 2013 Cloudy Bay.
Cheesy Burgers with Soy-Spiked Ketchup
Pairing: Peppery, fruit-forward California Zinfandel: 2011 Ravenswood Napa Valley Old Vine or 2010 Peachy Canyon Westside.
Zucchini & Spinach Soup with Barley, Coriander & Watercress
Pairing: Fragrant and minerally Pinot Grigio from northern Italy: 2012 Alois Lageder or 2012 Elena Walch.
Beef-Ricotta Meatballs with Braised Beet Greens
Pairing: Medium-bodied Barbera from Piedmont's Alba region: 2011 De Forville or 2012 Elio Altare.
Swordfish Skewers with Salsa Verde
Pairing: Herby, citrusy Vermentino from Italy's Ligurian coast: 2012 Sella & Mosca La Cala or 2012 Bisson Vignaerta.