With the summer season in full swing, it’s safe to say that barbecue season is upon us. There’s no better way to fight those long, hot work weeks than with wine-soaked barbecues on the weekends. But let’s face it: July and August are hot, and finding the right wines to match your food and quench […]
Pairing wine with food can seem like a daunting task. It’s not just an art — it’s science, too. When pairing wine and food, you’re pairing properties of wine (acid and tannin) with components in food (salt and fat). A good food-and-wine pairing will keep all of these components in balance, but a great food-and-wine pairing […]
Pizza and wine go together like peanut butter and jelly. It’s the perfect combo, but not every wine goes with every type of pizza and vice-versa. Thankfully, you’re in luck, because we have a somm on staff here at VinePair who specializes in pizza and wine pairings. So now all you need is the infographic below, […]
The worst part of being an adult around Easter is definitely the lack of finding a hidden basket full of sugary candy with your name quite literally written all over it.
Aries Please make sure your seatbelt is fastened and tray tables are up as we navigate a little bit of turbulence the first half of April. Mercury is in retrograde and the bumps will be good and not so good but the not so good is not so bad. Feel me? Career-wise, you need to […]
Regardless of their individual drama and intricate story lines, there’s one thing every character on ”Big Little Lies” has in common: They need a damn drink. In fact, wine plays a huge role in the show’s plot lines. Think about it: Whether it’s lunch between Madeline and Jane, dinner at Nathan and Bonnie’s, or Renata freaking […]
Some nights after work, when you just can’t be bothered to whip up that delicious, homemade meal, frozen appetizers are the solution. There’s nothing better than that occasional processed mozzarella stick or guilty-pleasure pizza roll to use as a replacement for dinner. After all, it seems like just yesterday that these frozen favorites were daily […]
Who doesn’t love tacos? While they may have originated in Mexico, they’ve definitely found a home here in America. And though the first thing many would think to pair with this perfect handheld meal is a Margarita or a beer, wine is an ideal companion.
Cheese-flavored snacks are the best kind of snacks, plain and simple. Some occasions just don’t call for that elaborate cheese and charcuterie board; after all, between the various types of cheese, meats, and crackers, plus the fruits, jams, and nuts that accompany them, your fancy cheese spread can end up costing you a pretty penny.