Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines: #winePW

 

April #winePW

{Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines}

Saturday April 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. Eastern/10 a.m. Central

Join in on twitter with #winePW

The Rhône Valley of France is a diverse and fascinating wine region; for this #winePW, we’ll focus on the wines and winemakers of the Southern Rhône. As many parts of the world welcome the new spring season, we’ll choose fresh, seasonal spring foods to pair with regional wines. During the April #winePW, you’ll find new meal ideas to brighten your table and “sample” wines to make the meal a welcoming ritual. You’ll also learn about the region, the wines, the winemakers and the traditions of France’s Southern Rhône Valley from the following bloggers, writers and experts:

Jeff from Food Wine Click: Rabbit and Rhône

Michelle from Rockin Red Blog: Springtime in the Southern Rhône with #winePW

Nancy from Pull That Cork: Scallops, Spring Veggies + a White CDP for #winePW

Camilla from Culinary Adventures with Camilla:  Braised Boar Shanks With Bitter Herb Salad + Vacqueyras Beaumirail 

David from Cooking Chat:  Kale Pesto Tilapia with Wine from Southern Rhône

Martin from Enofylz Wine BlogA Tavel Paired with Spring BBQ #WinePW

Meaghan  from Un Assaggio: Grilled Rack of Lamb + Arnoux & Fils Vieux Clocher #winePW

Cindy from Grape Experiences : Wine and Dine: Rosé from Costières de Nîmes and Rack of Lamb with Rosemary

Sarah and Tim from Curious Cuisiniere: Escalivada (Spanish Roasted Vegetables) paired with South Rhône Rosé

Wendy from A Day in the Life on the Farm: Wine Pairing Weekend Celebrates Spring

Kristen from The Armchair Sommelier: The High Crime of Mushroom Substitution

Jill from L’occasion (me, with my husband Jason as the chef): Welcome Spring with Fresh Food & Le Ferme Du Mont Côtes du Rhône

David of Cooking Chat started this event in June of 2014, and every month since then this group of wine and food lovers have had a great time! For more background, check out the original post announcing Wine Pairing Weekend.

On the second Saturday of each month, a group of bloggers who are passionate about the way good wine enhances a meal come together to blog about a wine pairing they have done. Each month has a different Wine Pairing Weekend theme to focus the pairings. I’m the host of this month’s #winePW, a celebration of the theme: Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines.

Join us as we share blog posts and experience live Twitter chat at 11 a.m. Eastern Time (10 a.m. Central) on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Anyone interested is encouraged to join in the chat: food-lovers, travel-nuts, winemakers, Rhône residents, wine-lovers…please join us with the hashtag #winePW.

For a list of past and upcoming #winePW event, visit the Wine Pairing Weekend calendar here. We’d love to have you online with us!

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. MeaghanC says:

    Really looking forward to joining the group for the first time!

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    1. Jill Barth says:

      Absolutely looking forward to your ideas, suggestions, pairings & recipes. Thank you & cheers!

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  2. Cooking Chat says:

    Looking forward to this, thanks for hosting, Jill!

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  3. So fun, we have guests visiting but next time I want to join with Tim so we can hear about these wonderful pairings and ideas. Have a great conversation!

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    1. Jill Barth says:

      Oh yes, I’ll get you info on joining in!

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    2. Jill Barth says:

      http://cookingchatfood.com/wine-pairings/wine-pairing-weekend/ is where you’ll find all the details of upcoming events.

      Next month: “Wine Pairings for Enchiladas” 5/14/2016, hosted by Lori at Dracaena Wines (#winePW 24)

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  4. pk says:

    Thanks for the food pairing article. Would you be able to share with me what sort of cheese s would pair well for southern rhone wines as I am conducting a wine lesson next week and I would love to try them out with some nice cheeses.

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    1. Jill Barth says:

      Camembert or Comté would be high on my list for Southern Rhône red wines.

      I’d love to hear about the wines you choose. Wonderful lesson!

      Thanks for reading and commenting!

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