Light-bodied, crisp wine with fig, lemon and grassy tones.
|Meats & Fish:||Lighter entrées such as shellfish, sushi, sole, orange roughy and chicken|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Feta, chévre, pine nuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Citrus fruits, melons, green apples, asparagus|
|Sauces:||All light sauces such as citrus sauce|
|Grains:||White rice, French bread|
|Desserts:||Light, fruity sweets such as sorbet and key lime pie|
Medium-bodied, buttery and oaky with vanilla, pineapple, peach and red apple flavors and a smooth finish.
|Meats & Fish:||Pork loin, chicken, veal, shrimp, crab and lobster|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Asiago, havarti, mozzarella, almonds|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Avocado, potato, butternut squash, apples, peaches, mango|
|Sauces:||Creamy, mild and buttery sauces, pesto, tropical salsas|
|Desserts:||Apple, pecan and key lime pie, yellow and pound cake, banana pudding, caramel swirl ice cream|
Light- to medium-bodied with apricot, honeysuckle and pear flavors with a dry finish.
|Meats & Fish:||Sweet meats such as pork and smoked turkey, chicken, sea bass, trout and Asian food|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Havarti, Gouda, pecans, candied walnuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Pears, apricots, figs, apples, melon, sweet potato, chili and bell peppers|
|Sauces:||Sweet BBQ, sweet and sour, curry, chutney|
|Grains:||Corn bread, honey bread|
|Desserts:||Pecan pie, apple pie, baked pears, honey and almond-covered cheese, anything with caramel|
Medium-bodied and silky with red cherry, strawberry and smoky earth tones.
|Meats & Fish:||Roasted chicken, tuna, filet mignon, pork, lamb and mild sausages|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Goat cheese, Brie, walnuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, figs, cherries, strawberries, dried fruit|
|Sauces:||Mushroom sauces, light-medium red sauces|
|Desserts:||Vanilla pudding, milk chocolate, creme brulée, strawberries and cream, white chocolate|
Heavy-bodied and chewy with black cherry, currant, jammy, spice and tobacco tones.
|Meats & Fish:||Roast game, hearty stews, spicy sausages such as pepperoni and salami, salmon|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Strong cheeses such as sharp cheddar, Roquefort and blue cheese, hazelnuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Currants, blackberries, stewed tomatoes, beets, eggplant and dark, leafy greens|
|Sauces:||Heavy red, BBQ and spicy sauces|
|Desserts:||Rhubarb pie, Black Forest cake|
Full-bodied with espresso, pomegranate, dark chocolate and black cherry flavors.
|Meats & Fish:||BBQ tri-tip, sausage pizza, duck, tuna and grilled shark|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Blue cheese, Camembert, toasted cashews|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Bell pepper, roasted shallots, boysenberry or plums|
|Sauces:||Bearnaise, marinara, mushroom|
|Desserts:||Dark chocolate torte, chocolate truffles dusted with cocoa powder|
Medium- to heavy-bodied, smooth-finishing with black cherry, plum, raspberry and chocolate notes.
|Meats & Fish:||Grilled meats, steak, stew, leg of lamb, tuna and swordfish|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Romano, Parmesan, aged chévre, chestnuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Plums, tomatoes, endive, eggplant, black beans, caramelized vegetables|
|Sauces:||Red sauce, bolognese, tomato and béarnaise sauces|
|Desserts:||Dark chocolate sauce, berries, chocolate torte, fondue|
Full-bodied with black currant, coffee and dark chocolate notes with a long finish.
|Meats & Fish:||Game, ribeye, roasted meats, beef stew, rack of lamb, swordfish and tuna|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Cheddar and all aged cheeses, walnuts|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Black cherries, plums, tomatoes, broccoli, black olives, dark greens|
|Sauces:||Brown, bolognese, tomato, pasta in a thick red sauce|
|Desserts:||Bittersweet chocolate, berries in dark chocolate sauce, espresso gelato|
Medium- to heavy-bodied with blackberry, raspberry, black pepper and smoke tones with a spicy finish.
|Meats & Fish:||Grilled sausages, ribs, Cajun spiced fish, cioppino, duck and roasted meats|
|Cheese & Nuts:||Ripe Brie, triple-cream and aged cheeses|
|Fruits & Vegetables:||Cranberries, all types of peppers, especially grilled|
|Sauces:||Spicy, Cajun and pepper sauces, hot salsa|
|Desserts:||Spice cake, gingerbread, orange-chocolate, carrot cake|