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
Actor Sam Neill, best known for his role in Jurassic Park, owns a vineyard and winery in New Zealand's Central Otago region called Two Paddocks. It specializes in Pinot Noir.