January 24, 2018 Audrey GetFoundQuick

How to Pair Wine with Your Entrée

Have you ever wanted to order a particular glass of wine, but weren’t sure what food would go well with it? You aren’t alone. Sure, we all know that generally, white wines pair with seafood and red wines pair with red meat, but what about pairing a specific type wine to a specific dish? Our Middleboro American restaurant, Fireside Grille, is here to help. 

Wine Type: Light Red
Examples: Pinot Noir, Gamay, Zweigelt
Food Pairing: Rich fish, white meat, cured meat, and roasted veggies
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2013 Ballard Lane Pinot Noir with our  Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Wine Type: Medium Red
Examples: Merlot, Zinfandel, Red Table Wine
Food Pairing: White, red, or cured meat, hard cheeses and roasted veggies
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2014 Waterbrook Merlot with our Braised Short Rib

Wine Type: Bold Red
Examples: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah
Food Pairing: Hard cheeses, red meat, and cured meats
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2014 Jam Cabernet Sauvignon with our Steak Tips

Wine Type: Dry White
Examples: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, White Table Wine
Food Pairing: Boiled, steamed, fried, or roasted vegetables and fish
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2014 Stemmari Pinot Grigio with our Baked Cod

Wine Type: Sweet White
Examples: Riesling, Malvasia, Moscato
Food Pairing: Soft or hard cheese, cured meat, and desserts
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2014 Kung Fu Girl Riesling with our Crème Brûlée

Wine Type: Rich White
Examples: Chardonnay, Roussanne, Marsanne
Food Pairing: Soft cheese, starches, rich fish, fish and white meat
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: 2015 Beckon Chardonnay with our Seafood Casserole

Wine Type: Sparkling
Examples: Champagne, Prosecco, Sparkling Wine
Food Pairing: Soft or hard cheese, starches, and fish
Fireside Grille Menu Pairing Recommendation: Maschio Prosecco with our Tortellini Pesto

Now that you’re the group wine expert, it’s time to bring your friends over to Barrett’s Fireside Grille for a delicious dinner! For more wine and entrée options, check out our wine menu or dinner menu.

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