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WIne Pairing with

Normally, I would've ordered white wine with this dish. However, the small group of people I went out with wanted to split a bottle of wine (50% off the bottle price) and everyone wanted red--which is why I asked for advice. I didn't want to be Debbie Downer so I thought I'd take the initiative to pick the one bottle of wine the 3 of us were going to split.
We ended up getting the barbera d'asti. It wasn't a perfect pairing, but it was tasty and we all had a great time (which is the main point)!

Thank you all for the helpful advice without the judgement. It was a very good wine. :)

Feb 12, 2015
cye4mouri in Wine

WIne Pairing with

Hi all,

I'm going out tonight and I don't feel like ordering white wine or a sparkling wine when I'm out with friends tonight. I know I'm having Pan-seared scallops, roasted cauliflower, pancetta, and parsnip purée with agrodolce. What wine(s) would go well from this list?

RED

Franco Serra Barbera d’Alba 2012 (Piemonte, IT)

La Valentina Montepulciano 2011 (Abruzzo, IT)

Fattoria di Petroio Chianti Classico 2011
(Toscana, IT)

Powers Malbec 2012 (Columbia Valley, WA)

GD Vajra Langhe Rosso 2011 (Piemonte, IT)

Caparzo Sangiovese 2013 (Toscana, IT)

Nada Giuseppe Dolcetto d’Alba 2011 (Piemonte, IT)

Gran Passione Salice Salentino 2010 (Campania, IT)

Morini ‘Savignone’ Centisimino 2012
(Emilia-Romagna, IT)

Corte dei Papi Cesanese del Piglio 2012 (Lazio, IT)

Vietti Barbera d’Asti 2012 (Piemonte, IT)

Selvapiana Chianti Classico 2011 (Toscana, IT)

Owen Roe ‘Sharecropper’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (Columbia Valley, WA)

Gracciano della Seta Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
2009 (Toscana, IT)

Nuraghe Crabioni Cannonau 2011 (Sardegna, IT)

Boedecker Pinot Noir 2012 (Willamette Valley, OR)

Feudi di San Gregorio Lachryma Christi 2010
(Campania, IT)

Lodali Nebbiolo 2011 (Piemonte, IT)

Borgo Scopeto ‘Borgonero’ Super Tuscan 2011
(Toscana, IT)

Valle dell’Acate Il Frappato 2012 (Sicilia, IT)

Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo 2012 (Piemonte, IT)

Corte Sant’Alda Valpolicella 2013 (Veneto, IT)

Capezzana ‘Carmignano’ Super Tuscan 2008
(Toscana, IT)

Feb 10, 2015
cye4mouri in Wine

Diary-free or vegan items at any Whittier supermarkets

Does anyone know where to get some Toffutti products or Earth Balance in or around the Whittier area?

I know the Stater Bros. carries the Earth Balance tub and so does the Trader Joe's, but is there another market around here that carries more items, like the Earth Balace butter sticks or Toffutti's Better Than Cream Cheese?

Dec 23, 2012
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