Blueberry Pie + Syrah One of the most tannin-packed and dark wines around, Syrah deserves a pastry that’s a meal. The viscous texture of the preserves combined with the chewy crust of blueberry pie stands up great to this heavy red. However, as Syrah also packs in plenty of fruit, the blueberry also adds a […]
Halloween Wine & Candy Pairings, Pt. 1 By Kevin M. Hi! I’m Kevin, your usually humble Cork Genius lab tech but today I’m excited! It feels so good to finally welcome readers to Carefully Curated, a brand-new feature of our Genius Labs focused exclusively on pairing our gourmet food affiliates with vintages curated by our […]
Halloween Candy & Wine Pairings, Pt 2 The leaves are falling, the air is turning colder, and everyone has their costumes ready for Halloween. This is my favorite holiday of the year. I love carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, bobbing for apples at parties, and dressing up in a ridiculous costume with an attractive date, who […]
American Beer Day: Chill Sticks & Reese’s Pieces “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” — Benjamin Franklin Now that Hundred Dollar Ben has your attention, let Marcus (aka me) tell you what time it is… it’s time to celebrate! What are we celebrating, you ask? Well today, Oct. […]
Halloween Wine & Candy Pairings, Pt. 3 By Tabitha J. In these days of “wine of the month club” deliveries and grape juice from concentrate, there’s something to be said for an old-fashioned wine list that lists wines by varietal or region rather than price. In my experience, most people don’t know the difference between […]
Learn The Art Of Wine Pairing Finding suitable wine pairings can be a daunting task, even for the most experienced chef. The good news is wine really only serves to enhance your meal and finding a good match will bring out the best flavors in your dish when done right. We’ve got some advice to […]
DEFTLY PAIR WINE WITH YOUR NEXT DINNER Shopping list in hand, you may find yourself in the wine aisle at the grocery store, not knowing which way to turn. Never fear, we’re back with more pairing practices to inform you as you prepare your next feast! Last time, we mentioned finding balance between the flavors […]
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