Food and Wine Paring Tool

Suggested Wine Pairings for over 100 foods.

Food & Wine Pairing Recommendations for Hundreds of Dishes

Best Red and White Wine Pairings With Traditional Holiday Foods

With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are planning menus, shopping for groceries and ordering centerpieces. Choosing wines to pair with traditional holiday foods is an important part of the menu planning process. If you're roasting a turkey to serve with all the trimmings or dishing up a flavorful ham, you might wonder which wines work best with your menu selections. IntoWine.com asked some wine experts for their red and white pairing recommendations.

Best Wine to Pair With Lamb Shanks

Overcooked, battered and abused? No longer. Americans tended to eat less lamb than any other red meat, but consumption has come up bit since younger chefs traveled to discover its intense, interesting flavor and learned the correct way to cook the meat. Finer restaurants have been released from their fears that guests will reject a lamb dish now that it is properly prepared. This influence, coupled with the flood of immigrants who serve lamb as a staple, has greatly increased the popularity of the meat, particularly lamb shanks, in this country.

Best Wine to Pair with Crab Cakes

A popular appetizer for a reason, crab cakes maintain numerous enthusiastic followers. Two innovators, Tom Douglas and Shelley Lance, even wrote the book: I Love Crab Cakes! 50 Recipes for an American Classic . An ongoing battle rages over who produces the best examples in Baltimore, but others swear by those hailing from the Carolinas.

Best Wine to Pair with Crab

IntoWine asked our experts to suggest favorite wine pairings for crab: Crab is a succulent shellfish that has an almost sweet flavor profile and a versatility of cooking adaptations. The richness of the meat is what you want to focus on when enjoying crab. And, because crab is not the cheapest...

Best Wine to Pair with Roquefort Cheese

IntoWine asked our wine experts for their pairings for Roquefort cheese. Here are their recommendations for wines that complement this intense, pungent blue cheese: Often called ‘the king’ of cheeses , this unique soft, blue cheese has as many appellation controls as its wine counterparts,...

Best Wine to Pair with Ribeye Steak

IntoWine asked our panel of experts to share their favorite wine pairings for ribeye steak: With such a vast sea of deep, dark, red wines available to the public, it can be difficult to identify a single wine for the perfect Rib-eye Steak . For me, this tender cut of meat takes me to California’s Central Coast, and to the rich, bold flavors of Justin’s Cabernet Sauvignon (about $25). Based in Paso Robles, Justin has been making estate Bordeaux blends since the early 1980s.

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