Pork Tenderloin with Pears & Blue Cheese sipping Gewurztraminer

Pork Tenderloin w/Pears and Blue Cheese is a fabulous meal and pairs wonderfully with P.J. Valakenberg Gewurtraminer. This wine is a bit savory on the nose, with aromas of dried herb, tart peach and pressed apple, this mouth watering Gewürztraminer is straightforward and tasty. Continue reading “”


When offering a bottle of a wine as a gift, identify and distinguish your bottle from all the others by presenting your wine with a nicely paired food gift. Here are some ideas:

  • Port with chocolate truffles
  • Sweet Riesling and spicy mixed nuts
  • Sauvignon Blanc with a jar of tapenade
  • Zinfandel with salami
  • Syrah with a pack of Chili mix
  • Pinot Noir with a smoked salmon
  • Fried chicken wing with a sparkling wine

Package your food in a decorative gift box or bag and tie it to the bottle! Cheers!

Holiday Brown Sugar-Dijon Glazed Ham served with Meiomi Pinot Noir

  • untitledBrown sugar-Dijon ham paired with Meiomi is the perfect holiday ham and Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir’s contain the acid and seductive complexity to cut the fat from the ham and add the sweet, exotic, magical multiple layers to the palette.



Meiomi offers a nice hint of berry, oak, earth and spice notes. This is rich yet medium weight, with subtle edges to the blueberry, raspberry, mocha and fresh-turned earth flavors.

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Salad for your wine?

When it comes to pairing wine with a salad, it is not always easy.
Different types of lettuce can strengthen bitterness in wine. Other components like fruits, vegetables, protein, cheese, can demand texture. However, one of the most dominant factors in a salad is the dressing.  Here you want to make sure that the acid in the wine accommodates the acidity in the salad dressing.

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