Uncork a bottle of this deep-flavored Merlot the next time you prepare a pot of beef stew or an herb-filled chicken potpie. A delicious complement to skirt steaks, venison, and braised meat dishes, it pairs beautifully with comfort foods, especially the Southern variety.
Recipe PairingsChicken and Sausage JambalayaRoast Pork with Spiced Cherry SauceCrown Pork Roast with Cranberry Pecan StuffingGrilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches
Pays D'Oc, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Most people think Champagne can only be made of the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes. But Arbane, Petit Meslier, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris can be used as well – yet they comprise less than .05% of all grapevines in the region.