The "Varietals/Wines" section is a place where knowledgable wine people can sharpen their skills, or the novice can "dive-in" and begin educating themselves on the many diiffrent varietals around the world. Our explanation and pronunciation makes it easy to comprehend, and you will find lots of informative facts and information from this section.

The" Varietals/Wines" section describes what type of Wine it is, where it's from, and what food it best pairs with. You will definitely increase your knowledge of varietals, and find it easy to learn while having fun.

These pages are an excellent source of knowledge for anyone starting their wine education or for the well-rounded astute wine aficionado that would like to sharpen their wealth of knowledge.

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  • Agiorgitiko (I-your-yee'-tee-ko)

    Red | Greece

    Pairing options : Slow Roasted Lamb, Calamari, Grilled Chi

  • Aglianico (Ahl-yan'-ee-co)

    Red | Greece

    Pairing options : Wild Fowl such as Pheasant, Wild Mushrooms, London Broil, Lamb Chops with Mint Sauce, Dry Jack, Pasta with Meat S

  • Airen (Air'-in)

    White | Spain

      Descriptions : This two-faced white varietal will draw you in with its notable sweet side of green pear and mango skin in flavor then flip to a dark side turning its face on wine and giving over to spirit as a dev

  • Alicante Bouschet (Al-uh-con'tay Boo-shay')

    Red | France

    Pairing options : Ratatouille, Dry Jack cheese, Gouda, Jarlsberg, Braised Chicken, Dried dark fruits, Roasted Duck, Pheasant

  • Albarino (Al-ba-reen'-yo)

    White | Spain

    Pairing options : Cod, Sole, Cajun Seafood, Ceviche, Chorizo, Crab (Any shellfish), Octopus, Grilled Fish, Steamed Mussels, Paella, Spice Rubbed Poult

  • Aleatico (Ahl-yah'-tee-co)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Smoked Bacon Wrapped Sausage, Beef Tenderloin, Wygu Beef Buger with fresh Egg Sunnyside up, Quinoa, Orange Chicken

  • Arneis (Ar-nayss')

    White | Italy

    Pairing options : Garlic Risotto, Yellow and Red Curry, Honeyed Ham, Duck Pate, Spaghetti Squash, Smoked Salmon, Buttered Lobster, Cur

  • Assyrtiko (Ahs'-sir-teeko)

    White | Greece

    Pairing options : Chinese Chicken Salad, Roasted Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives, Grilled Tuna, Sauteed Mushrooms, Rabbit Stew,

  • Amarone (Ah-ma-roe'-nay)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Grilled Beef, Braised Lamb, Osso Buco, Risotto with shaved Parmesan, Mushrooms, Wild Turkey, Venison

  • Barbaresco (Bar-ba-ress'-co)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Stewed Beef, Fontina cheese, Duck Confit, Squab, Wild Game such as rabbit, mushroom risotto, truffles, pot roast, pork, wild boar,

  • Barbera (Bar-bear'-ah)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Barbecued Short Ribs, Pecorino cheese, Grilled chicken, Braised Duck, Grilled Fish, Honeyed Ham, Pasta with tomato sauce or even crea

  • Barolo (Ba-roll'-lo)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Grilled Beef, Chestnuts, Eggplant Parmesan, Oxtail, Braised Rabbit, Sirloin Steak, Pasta with rich cream sauce, Wild Boar, Venison, Sh

  • Brachetto (Bra-ket'-to)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Antipasto, Tart Green Apples, Goat Cheese, Muenster Cheese, Fried Chicken, Poached White Fish, Garlic, Fettucine, p

  • Beaujolais (Bo'-zho-lay)

    Red | France

    Pairing options : Stewed Beef, Bacon, Charcuterie, Cheddar Cheeses, Cherries, Roasted chicken, Mild Curries, Halibut in a red sauce, hamburger, Stew

  • Blaufr√§nkisch (Blau-frenk'-ish)

    Red | Germany

    Pairing options : Roasted Chicken, Stilton Blue cheese, Prosciutto, Penne Pasta, Oxtail, Carne Asada, Hamburgers, Grilled Pork S

  • Burger (Ber'-gur)

    Red | France

    Pairing options : Antipasto, Tart Green Apples, Goat Cheese, Muenster Cheese, Fried Chicken, Poached White Fish, Garlic, Fettucine, pick

  • Cabernet Franc (Cab'-air-nay Fronc)

    Red | France

    Pairing options : Lean cuts of Beef, Cabbage, Charcuterie, Barbecue Chicken, Duck, Eggplant, Baked Ham, Roasted Lamb Loin, Mushrooms, Hearty Red

  • Brunello (Brew-nel'-lo)

    Red | Italy

    Pairing options : Grilled Chicken, Lamb Chops, Grilled or Sauteed Mushrooms, Grilled Steak, Pheasant, Duck, Grilled Vegetables, Brown beans

  • Cabernet Pfeffer (Cab'-er-nay Fef-fur')

    Red | United States of America

    Pairing options : Steak Tartare, Red Sauce Pastas, Meatloaf, Swordfish w/ Harissa

  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Cab'-er-nay Sow'-vin-yaw(n) )

    Red | France

    Pairing options : Aged Blue Cheeses like Cemembert or Stilton, Gouda, Aged Jack cheese, Roasted Chicken, Filet Mignon, Goose, Game Birds, Me