Looking for recipes to serve with your favorite wine? The most successful food and wine pairings feature complementary components, richness and textures. We’ve compiled a list of easy-to-make mouthwatering dishes to pair with your favorite wines that can be purchased at either of our Gosling store locations. Let’s dig in!
Chardonnay: A rich and flavorful varietal characterized by buttery flavors of vanilla, oak & tropical fruits when derived from warmer climates.
Paired with: Meaty fish, shellfish, poultry and pork dishes.
Try it with: Sizzling Shrimp Scampi
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
3 large garlic cloves, very finely chopped
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme leaves
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 pounds large shrimp—shelled and deveined, tails left on
1 tablespoon thinly sliced basil leaves
Crusty bread, for serving
Our Suggestion: Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay 2017
Retail Price: $55.00
Cabernet Sauvignon: It can form a full-bodied, complex, fruit forward and dry wine when vinified correctly. Traditionally speaking, these wines taste of heavy red and black fruit backed by noticeable
Paired With: The rich flavor and high tannin content in Cabernet Sauvignon make it a perfect partner to rich grilled meats, peppery sauces, and dishes with high flavor.
Try it with: Lamb Chops with Frizzled Herbs
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
8 large garlic cloves chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves
24 frenched lamb chops (about 5 1/2 pounds)
Vegetable oil, for frying
16 sage leaves
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
Total Time: 40 MIN
Yield: Serves : 8
Our Suggestion: Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Retail Price: $25.25
Sauvignon Blanc: Depending on how ripe the grapes are when the wine is made, the flavor will range from zesty lime to flowery peach. What makes Sauvignon Blanc unique from other white wines are its other herbaceous flavors like bell pepper, jalapeño, gooseberry and grass.
Paired With: Crisp and aromatic, with lots of citrus and grassy flavors, Sauvignon Blanc is freakishly food-friendly, excelling beside seafood, chicken, and moderately spicy dishes.
Try it with: Scallops with Grapefruit-Onion Salad
4 small ruby red grapefruits (about 2 pounds total)
3 tablespoons pickled cocktail onions
2 tablespoons packed flat-leaf parsley leaves
Freshly ground pepper
24 sea scallops (about 2 pounds)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
Total Time: 25 MIN
Yield: Serves 8
Our Suggestion: Duckhorn Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Retail Price: $37.25
Rosé: The primary flavors of rosé wine are red fruit, flowers, citrus, and melon, with a pleasant crunchy green flavor on the finish similar to celery or rhubarb. Of course, depending on the type of grape the rosé wine is made with will greatly vary the flavor.
Paired with: Principally light salads, light pasta and rice dishes, especially with seafood, raw and lightly cooked shellfish and grilled fish and goats' cheeses.
Try it with: Zucchini Tabbouleh
1 cup Bulgar
2 medium zucchini chopped
2 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half
1/4 onion ; thinly sliced
3/4 cup chopped parsley
3/4 cup chopped cilantro
handful of mint ; chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp olive oil
Our Suggestion: Chateau Minuty et OR Rose 2018
Retail Price: $35.00