Our palates are ever-evolving, which means that food trends are too. Prognosticators abound, but often what’s old is new again, meaning that certain foods stand the test of time no matter what else may be on the table. And sometimes traditional foodways meet modern palates to become the next new thing even when they’re based […]
When we think of food and wine pairings, we think about the foods we want to eat, the wines we want to drink, and ideally, a resulting connection between the two that is so perfect that we are launched into a reverie that may no longer have do with what’s in our mouths. Integral to […]
Red, white, Spain — and blue too. That’s almost all you need to remember when it comes to pairing cheese with its perfect Spanish wine partners. The “almost” part is the fact the wines are not just any Spanish red and white wines. Instead, we’re talking Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero and Rueda’s premier white […]
There is nothing we love more at Pacifico than seeing our beautiful fish served whole. The skin is especially delicious served crispy as the meat turns out moist and juicy. For ease of serving, score the fish on the diagonal making three slices per fish on each side. That way once cooked, you will be […]
Recipe and Photo by Rebecca White of @APleasantLittleKitchen Impress your guests with a flavorful grilled flatbread that incorporates all of summer’s freshest herbs from mint to dill, cilantro to parsley. Even better, it’s simple – just use pre-made flatbread to save time. Grab a bottle of Rueda for a delightful pairing that will complement the […]
Hero Photo @RollcutStudios Recipe and Photo by Christine Carlson of @c.r.a.v.i.n.g.s The secret to the best charcuterie spread is to be prepared with a range of perfect pairings for whatever is in your guests’ wine glasses. From Black Pepper Cherry Jam for Ribera del Duero Tempranillo and Vanilla Ginger Apricot Jam for Rueda Verdejo, this Summer […]
July 23rd is National Hot Dog Day, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a dressed up dog and a nice glass of vino. From New York to Texas to Seattle, we've paired some of America's unique hot dogs with some of Spain's best wines.
Master sommelier Alex LaPratt of ATRIUM restaurant has a particular penchant for Rueda and Ribera del Duero wines this summer.