In this episode we explore the magic that happens when you pair food with wine. Learn about Idaho’s most widely grown white wine varietals and the key factors that go into pairing them with food. These helpful tips and recommendations will inspire you in your food and wine pairing journey. It’s going to be fun!
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Recipe – Chardonnay Infused Mac n’Cheese
Book Recommendation: Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine
Chardonnay Food & Wine Pairings
Ste. Chapelle Panoramic Series Chardonnay
Bitner Vineyards Chardonnay
Koenig Vineyards Chardonnay
*Tip: Look for the keywords “buttery” and “creamy” in the wine description.
Potato Salad – Fingerlings w/Greens & Deli-style
Crossings Winery Chardonnay
*Tip: Look for the keywords “tart,” “apple,” “crisp,” and “refreshing” in the wine description.
Pend d’Oreille Winery 2014 Chardonnay
Scoria Vineyards & Winery 2015 Chardonnay
Brie & Nuts
Cinder Winery Chardonnay
Sawtooth Winery Chardonnay
*Tip: Look for the keyword “oak” in the wine description.
Riesling Food & Wine Pairings
Trout w/Lemon & Dill
Coiled Wines Dry Riesling
Colters Creek Winery Riesling
Potter Wines Riesling
*Tip: Look for Rieslings labeled “dry.”
Smoked Trout & Charcuterie
Cinder Wines Off-Dry Riesling
Holesinsky Winery Riesling
Lindsay Creek Winery Riesling
*Tip: Look for Rieslings labeled “off-dry” or non-specifically labeled Rieslings.
Charcuterie w/Candied Trout or Salmon
Ste Chapelle 2016 Special Harvest Riesling
Snake River Winery 2010 Late Harvest Riesling
Gewürztraminer Food & Wine Pairings
Sawtooth Winery Classic Fly Gewürztraminer
Fujishin Family Cellars 2015 Gewürztraminer
Ground Turkey Burgers w/Mango Salsa or Chutney
Indian Creek 2014 Dry Gewürztraminer
*A Note from Michelle: Meet Lindsay!!