Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey

Crisp, green and herby, sauvignon blanc is the perfect companion for early summer dishes. Summer may be on the horizon but here in the pacific northwest we still have a bit of damp weather and chilly temps. In other words, a typical June. This means a lot of our entertaining is still indoors, at least until the rain gives way to July sunshine. We enjoy … Continue reading Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey

Summer Pairings; Wine and Halibut by Jack Chase

Halibut is a great fish to pair with wine. Depending on it’s preparation, it lends itself to being paired with several different wines. Here are a few suggestions for some delicious, summer dishes. A personal favorite of mine is Grilled Halibut.  Because the fish is so mild, a splash of lemon pepper before it hits the grill is recommended.  A wine that pairs exceptionally well with … Continue reading Summer Pairings; Wine and Halibut by Jack Chase

Vine Buzz with Jack Chase; Pairing Water and Vine, Grilled Seafood and Wine

What can go wrong grilling a great piece of fish?  Pair your dish with the  wrong wine and it just may go south in a hurry.  I eat fish, I love fish. From sushi to a beautiful grilled trout and everything in between. These meals are enjoyable and fun to pair wine with. Grilled Halibut;  From a flavor profile, this fish by itself is light … Continue reading Vine Buzz with Jack Chase; Pairing Water and Vine, Grilled Seafood and Wine