The Wine Corner is here to help you choose the perfect wine for your occasion. Take a look at our wine-food match section below if you are planning around a certain meal.

Red Wine

Petite Sirah

Goes well with: hearty red meats, big game, rich dishes

Cabernet Sauvignon

Goes well with: red meats, game, hearty meats, strong cheeses, rich pasta dishes

Zinfandel, Shiraz, Sangiovese

Goes well with: spaghetti, pizza, game, spicy foods, barbecued foods (Sangiovese is the primary grape in Chianti wine)

Merlot

Goes well with: pasta, poultry, veal, red meats, medium to mild cheese, beef stew, dark chocolate (low in sugar)

Pinot Noir

Goes well with: seasoned pasta dishes, veal, pork, red meats, medium to mild cheeses, baked salmon

Gamay Beaujolais

Goes well with: light meats, fowl, mild cheeses, vegetarian meals, fried fish, soup

Port

Goes well with: heavy desserts, chocolate, after dinner drink

White Wine

Chardonnay

Goes well with: fish, shellfish, poultry, pastry breaded foods, pork, white sauces, mild cheeses, appetizers

Pinot Gringio, Pinot Gris

Goes well with: fruit desserts, vegetable salads, poached and baked fish, light sauced pastas, mild cheese, appetizers

Sauvignon Blanc, Fume Blanc

Goes well with: smoked meats, poached and baked fish, light sauced pastas, fruit light cheeses, light appetizers

Chenin Blanc, Riesling

Goes well with: oriental foods, poultry, shellfish, seafood, mildly sweet fruit desserts

Gewurztraminer

Goes well with: smoked meats, spicy oriental foods, spicy fish, spicy appetizers

Muscats, Harvest, Rieslings, Sauternes

Goes well with: heavy desserts, chocolate, after dinner relaxation

Rose (pink color & classified as a white)

Goes well with: fruit, light appetizer

White Zinfandel (pink color & classified as a white)

Goes well with: fruit, light appetizer, salads, spicy foods

Champagne (usually blends of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)

Goes well with: all foods, all appetizers

Sherry (dry)

Goes well with: before dinner drink, hearty soup

Sherry (sweet, cream sherry)

Goes well with: after dinner drink, nuts, strong cheeses

Sparkling Wine

Dry

Goes well with: all foods, all appetizers

Sweet

Goes well with: desserts, fruit