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Wine Appetizers

We include snacks, munchies, nibbles, tapas and pinxtos or anything less than a full entree that makes a food wine taste better to you.

General Wine and Food Pairing Guidelines

Champagne Appetizers also Sparkling Wines such as Cremant, Traditional Method non-French Sparkling wines, Blanc de Blanc, Blanc de Noir, Sparkling Rose, Cava, Prosecco, Sekt, Franciacorta

Albarino Appetizers also Vinho Verde, Alvarinho, Txakolina, Rkatsiteli, Friulano, Grüner Veltliner and Carricante 

Cabernet Franc Appetizers also Right Bank Bordeaux blends, Zinfandel/Primativo, and Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo

Cabernet Sauvignon Appetizers also Left Bank Bordeaux

Chardonnay Appetizers also Chablis, White Burgundy, or dry Blanc de Blanc sparkling

Grüner Veltliner Appetizers also Rkatsiteli, Vermentino, Verdicchio, and Vernaccia

Merlot Appetizers also Agiorgitiko, Dolcetto, Tempranillo, Carménère, right bank Bordeaux and Grenache/Garnacha

Pinot Noir Appetizers also Red Burgundy, Blaufrankish, Beaujolais, Zweigelt, Chambourcin, Chancellor, Léon Millot, and Marechal Foch, and Spätburgunder

Riesling Appetizers also Chablis, dry Vouvray/Chenin Blanc, Pinot Gris, Cortese/Gavi di Gavi

Sangiovese Appetizers also Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montalpuciano, Morellino di Scansano, Nielluccio (Corsica), Sangiovese di Romagna, and some Super Tuscans that have Sangiovese as the dominant grape

Sauvignon Blanc Appetizers also Albarino, Assyrtico, Rkatsiteli, Friulano, Grüner Veltliner and Carricante 

Viognier Appetizers also Soave

Sherry Appetizers also styles of Fino, Manzanilla, Manzanilla Pasada, Amontillado, Oloroso, Amoroso, Palo Cortado, Jerez Dulce

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