FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS

No matter what the menu calls for, there’s an Ohio wine that makes the perfect meal even better. But, if you’re not sure what’s best to serve, use this reference tool. Don’t be afraid to try your favorite wine with something new – even a snack. After all, part of serving an unforgettable meal with wine is remembering to include your personal preference in every recipe. Order Wine Guides.

Beef

Wine and Beef pairings

Wine Types

  • Cabernet
  • Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chambourcin
  • Syrah
  • Pinot Noir
  • Rose/Blush

Desserts

Wine and Dessert pairings

Wine Types

  • Ice Wine (Vidal and other whites)
  • Riesling (sweet styles)
  • Sparkling Wine (semi-sweet to sweet)

Chocolate Desserts

Wine and Chocolate pairings

Wine Types

  • Port and Sherry
  • Most dry reds
  • Red/Blush Ice Wines

Fish

Wine and Fish pairings

Wine Types

  • Chardonnay/Chardonel
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Riesling
  • Seyval Blanc
  • Vidal Blanc

Lamb

Wine and Lamb pairings

Wine Types

  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chambourcin
  • Pinot Noir
  • Syrah

Pasta (Red Sauce)

Wine and Beef Pasta Red Sauce pairings

Wine Types

  • Cabernet Franc
  • Chambourcin
  • Syrah
  • Most dry reds

Pasta (White Sauce)

Creamy pasta with chicken and leeks served in deep plate

Wine Types

  • Chardonnay/Chardonel
  • Seyval Blanc
  • Pinot Gris/Grigio
  • Riesling

Pork

Wine and Pork pairings

Wine Types

  • Chardonnay/Chardonel
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling Vidal Blanc

Poultry

Wine and Poultry pairings

Wine Types

  • Chardonnay/Chardonel
  • Pinot Gris/Grigio
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling
  • Seyval Blanc

Seafood (Shell Fish)

Vegetable paella with seafood on a wooden background

Wine Types

  • Chardonnay/Chardonel
  • Pinot Gris/Grigio
  • Pinot Noir
  • Riesling
  • Seyval Blanc

Seafood (Spicy)

Wine and Spicy SeaFood pairings

Wine Types

  • Cabernet Franc
  • Chambourcin
  • Gewurztraminer
  • Traminette
  • Riesling