4 Easy Pairings for a Wintry Long Weekend

Whether you’re gathering after a day on the slopes or staying in for leisurely conversations on the couch, keep entertaining fuss-free with these great wines paired with simple-to-serve, delicious dishes.

1. Family Dinner In

Cesari Adesso Merlot d’Italia + Comfort Food

Cesari Adesso Merlot d’Italia is a velvety and rich wine with pleasant berry flavours. Savour it with Swanky Shepherd’s Pie. Make it ahead and then pop it back in the oven to reheat — dinner will be as easy as (well, you know) pie.

2. Leisurely Afternoon Brunch with Friends

French Cross Chardonnay + Eggs

This zippy French Cross Chardonnay has apple and citrus notes that are tempered by oak. Enjoy it with our quick and delicious Asparagus Brunch-Style, which leaves plenty of time to spend with company.

3. After a Snowy Walk

Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon + Short Ribs

Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is highlighted by lush ripe-fruit flavours and cassis aromas. Pair it with our Slow-Cooked Beef Short Ribs. Simply set the slow cooker and come home to the smell of rich, delicious ribs.

4. Warm Après-Ski Lunch

Pelee Island Blanc de Blanc VQA + Hearty Soup

 Pelee Island Blanc de Blanc VQA is a fruity and floral sipper that features apple and green pepper notes. Serve it with Mediterranean Vegetable Bean Soup which you can make ahead so it’s ready to go before your guests have their boots off.