Furthering our belief that good wine and good food should be enjoyed together and shared with family and friends, here are recipes you can try at home, along with descriptions of wines that pair well with the dishes. Enjoy!
Chorizo with Roast Peppers and Olives
Winemakers Heather Fraser and Sam Wigan pair this with a refreshing Vermentino.
Fresh Curd Bruschetta with Smashed Peas
Try this with a Riesling.
Chef/owner Mark Simmons of Kiwiana in NYC shares his recipe for pickled mussels paired with Viognier, which he says stands up well to the pickle.
Winemaker Kevin Glastonbury pairs this with a pair of Grenaches: Single Site Moppa Grenache and Bush Vine Grenache.
Blue Swimmer Crab with Egg Tarts
Sangiovese Rose pairs beautifully with this dish.
Chargrilled Tuna with Haloumi
Pair this with FDW7[c] Adelaide Hills Chardonnay.
Pan-Fried Garfish Fillets with Apple and Radish Salad
Sauvignon Blanc matches these flavours well.
Chicken and Date Tajine
Winemaker Louisa Rose pairs this with Eden Valley Viognier.
Red Curry with Roasted Duck and Lychees
Richard K has made this dish at home many times and enjoys it with a glass of Eden Valley Viognier.
Smoked Duck and Wild Mushroom Pappadelle
Winemaker Peter Gambetta pairs this with The Cigar Coonawarra Cabernet.
Pheasant and Parsnip Salad with Quince and Honey Sorbet
This pairs well with another Viognier, The Virgilius.
Pork Pot au Feu
A dish to be enjoyed with Yalumba "The Virgilius" Eden Valley Viognier.
Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Mountain Herbs
Winemakers Andy La Nauze and Natalie Cleghorn pair this with The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz.
Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Herb Crust
Another dish that matches well with The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz.
Wellingtons of Venison
The Sydney International Wine Competition is famous for judging wines as they are paired with food, and this recipe was paired with The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2006, which was awarded a Blue-Gold medal and Top 100 status at the 2011 show.
Maple Glazed Ham
Pair this festive dish with The Strapper GSM.
Coconut Crusted Tofu with Mango Macadamia Nut Salsa
Pair this with Organic Chardonnay.
Enjoy this with Organic Viognier.
Pair this with Organic Shiraz