Easter Wine Pairings

Easter Wine Pairings

Jamie ArkingApril 19, 2019
By Jimmy Quaile, Certified Sommelier

Easter is the perfect time to gather around the table with your family and enjoy delicious food, fun conversations, and great wine. Here are some Easter food and wine pairings to try this year!

And don’t worry if you don’t have or like the go-to wine for each food, because we listed some perfect alternatives.

Food                                   The Go-To Wine                                         The Alternative 

Ham      —————>     Chardonnay or Pinot Gris           —————>     Gewürztraminer

Lamb     —————>     Merlot                                             —————>     Old Vine Grenache

Turkey   —————>     Beaujolais-Village                        —————>     A "Cru" (Morgon)

Salmon  —————>     Pinot Noir                                      —————>     Tempranillo

Beef        —————>     Cabernet (from anywhere)         —————>     Petit Verdot

Brunch  —————>      Dry Rosé or Champagne            —————>     Prosecco or Cava

Lasagna —————>     Chianti                                            —————>     Amarone

BBQ       —————>      Zinfandel (no, not the white!)   —————>     Zinfandel (NO...NOT THE WHITE!

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