(Closed) Wine Time! Tell me your favorites!

posted 4 years ago in Food
  • poll: What wine pairing would be your favorite?
    Chardonnay + Pinot Noir : (18 votes)
    29 %
    Pinot Grigio + Cabernet Sauvignon : (30 votes)
    48 %
    Pinot Grigio + Merlot : (15 votes)
    24 %
  • Post # 3
    2298 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I like Barefoot brand pink moscato….tastes more like champagne…no bitter taste…easy to drink.

    Post # 4
    9614 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Oh, yummy, I like all your choices.  I voted for pinot grigio and merlot!  🙂

    Post # 5
    693 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Legare Waring House

    From a wine-lover’s perspective, I would go with the Pinot Grigio and the Merlot…probably the best with the food/easiest for guests palates.

    Post # 6
    11284 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i prefer red wine and like merlots and cab sauv.

    Post # 7
    922 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I’m a sweeter wine person, so for whites I vote: Reisling, Pinot Grigio, and reds I vote: Shiraz, Syrah, Malbec.

    But most red lovers like either merlot or a cab.  Can’t go wrong with either.

    Post # 8
    817 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @Jazzle:  First of all – YAY for the meat-free wedding! I’m veg and I would LOVE to go to one of these.

    I don’t care for white wine, but I think Pinot Noir is your best bet for red. It’s the most palatable for the average person, and it pairs well with cheese (lasagna), “meatier” fish (salmon). Are you having mushrooms in the lasagna? I love the light, dry taste of Pinot Noir with the earthy, “dirt-like” taste of mushroom.

    Merlot is another good choice, but I’d stay away from cab – it can be really dry and bitter for some people.

    Post # 9
    1408 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    i would go with the pinot and cabernet that way there is something for the whites lover and something for the reds. 

    Post # 10
    7312 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I would pair a buttery chardonnay with the salmon and the cabernet with the lasagna. As another consideration, a california red zinfandel would also work nicely with the pasta. I know that is not what you asked for, but you should be choosing wines based on the food you are serving rather than the shape of the bottle/DIY lable convenience factor.

    Edit: Pinot Grigio is, IMO, too crisp and fruity to pair well with the salmon.

    Post # 11
    12100 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    HATE chardonnay.  HATE it.  It’s actually the white wine provided by the venue i’m thisclose to booking and I’m going to ask them if I can change it to something that costs the same. I know quite a few people who also dislike chardonnay

    Post # 12
    2494 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    Anything! Lol. I love wine.

    Seriously though, I would go with the pinot grigio and merlot.

    Post # 13
    8141 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    malbec is my favorite followed by merlot, cab, and shiraz.


    Post # 15
    1348 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’m a wino and not typically a Merlot fan but with lasagna it would go the best (Chianti would be best), so I picked Pinot Grigio and Merlot. I’m not a huge white wine fan, typically stick to the German style whites (Riesling or Gewurz) but I think Chards go better with fish than Pinot Grigio. Cabs are too full bodied for a pasta dish and I’m super picky with Pinot Noir.

    Post # 16
    1671 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Pinot Noir pairs really well with salmon, and I think most people would like it.

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