Making Memories with Family, Friends and Wine
Some of my favorite memories with friends involve either wine tasting or drinking, eating and socializing at home. While drinking wine is fun, pairing wine with the right foods is even better! Being that I live on the Central Coast (aka wine country), I honestly don’t know that much about pairing wine and food. I do know that you drink red wines out of the bigger wine glass and white wine out of the smaller wine glass, as well as a few of the wines I like the best. But other than that, there is still a lot for me to learn.
When I headed to Save Mart, I learned a lot about pairing wines with food. Plus, I saved 10% on my purchase and received a handy little wine tote bag! I was shopping with Frank’s mom and she didn’t know much about wine either. So we thought we’d ask another customer who was browsing the wine section. She was a huge help and suggested some bottles of wine that her family enjoys. I also picked up a few bottles that had a little sign in front of them that said, “Hot Seller.”
In the wine aisle, I found a big sign that read, “Wine Pairing Guide.” I purchased 2 red wines (2011 Red Velvet from Cupcake Vineyards and 2012 Vineyard’s Blend from Apothic Red) to go with steak we were going to be grilling up over the weekend. I also bought 2009 Chardonnay from Baileyana to drink with crackers and cheese and 2012 Sauvignon Blanc from Edna Valley for both cooking with and drinking with pasta or chicken.
You can take advantage of this awesome wine sale at your local Save Mart. Remember, you can Buy 4 and Save 10% with the Mix-and-Match Wine and Spirits Sale at Save Mart! Be sure to follow the conversation on Twitter (#FreshFinds) and see how other bloggers are enjoying the Wine Sale at Save Mart!
What will you serve at your in-home wine tasting get-together?