Halloween, Italian Wine, Movie, Movie Night, Pairings -

As you (and I) are too old for candy anyway. So rather than eating sweets, sip along with these 13 classic flicks and get your heart beating this Halloween. Submitted for your approval: Scary good horror movies paired with the right wines in-between all your candy dispensing. The Silence of the Lambs -- Chianti Perfect if you are having friends for dinner,  we mean, over for dinner. (What'd we say?) Pairs better with pizza than liver and fava beans, in our humble opinion. SANGIOVESE Soc. Agricola PODERE ERICA Regular price $32.90 View Shaun of the Dead -- Brunello Di Montalcino Like Shaun, perhaps you're trying to be refined. Don't...

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Italian Wine, Lifestyle, Pairings, Recipes -

Here, the cardinal principles for matching up food and wine, from dry rosé and cheesy dishes to malbec and sweet-spicy barbecue sauces. Pinot Noir: Is fantastic for dishes with earthy flavors Recipes made with ingredients such as mushrooms and truffles go extremely well with reds like Pinot Noir and Dolcetto, which are light-bodied but full of savory depth. Chardonnay: For fatty fish or fish in a rich sauce Silky whites--for example, Chardonnays from California, Chile or Australia--are great with fish such as salmon or any type of seafood in a lush sauce.   Champagne: is ideal with anything salty Most...

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