Mix and Match
By Simone McDowell
Posted: Wednesday, Apr. 09, 2014
Sure, we all know wine can handle itself just fine on its own. But to really please your palette in the warmer months, weve consulted three local experts on the perfect pairings for your summer bites and buzz. Simone McDowell
Leyla Arcovio, Wine Director at Reid's Fine Foods
Matchbook "Giguire Musque" Chardonnay, $15, Reids Fine Foods, www.reids.com
Pair with: Thai food, scallops, oyster, and delicate white fish.
Bodegas Renacer "Enamore" $30, Reids Fine Foods, www.reids.com
Pair with: Parmesan cheese drizzle with a few drops of aged balsamic, grilled meats, lamb, roast pork
Janet Stone, Independent Wine Expert, WSET Level 3 Certified Wine/Spirits
Pichler-Krutzler Frauengärten 2012 Gruner Vetliner, $23.99, The Wine Shop at Foxcroft, www.thewineshopatfoxcroft.com
Pair with: Pork or salmon
Picpoul de Pinet HB 2012 Languedoc, $9.99, The Common Market South End, www.commonmarketisgood.com
Pair with: shellfish or without food, as an aperitif.
Domaine San de Guilhem 2012 Gascogne, $9.99, Winestore, www.winestore-online.com/
Pair with: Grilled chicken and grilled vegetables
Kerrin Laz, Wine Director, Dean and Deluca
Azur California Rose 2013, $28, Dean and Deluca, www.deananddeluca.com
Pair with: Summer Salad
Caraccioli Santa Lucia Highlands Brut Rose 2007 Vintage, $57, Dean and Deluca, www.deananddeluca.com
Pair with: Sorbet, fruit or chocolate dessert
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