Fischer & Wieser’s Wine Pairing Guide for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, and what better way to enhance your romantic evening than with the perfect wine pairings from Fischer & Wieser? Say goodbye to the guesswork and elevate your Valentine’s Day experience with expertly curated selections of sweet wines, white wines, and sparkling wines that complement every course of your special meal. 

Fischer & Wieser’s Featured Wine Pairings

Fischer & Wieser presents a trio of exquisite Texas wines that are sure to delight your taste buds and enhance the flavors of your Valentine’s Day feast. Let’s explore the characteristics and ideal wine pairings for each wine to complement the starter, entrée, and dessert. 

Starter Wine Pairing Suggestion: Dry Riesling 

Elevate the beginning of your culinary journey with Fischer & Wieser’s Dry Riesling, a crisp and refreshing white wine that serves as the perfect starter for your Valentine’s Day celebration. Immerse your palate in bright acidity, accompanied by notes of green apple, lime, and a subtle hint of minerality. This versatile white wine, with its off-dry style, is an excellent companion for a variety of meal starters. 

For a captivating start to your romantic evening, pair the Dry Riesling with spicy dishes, such as Thai, Indian, or Mexican cuisines. Let the wine’s refreshing character complement the flavors of grilled shrimp, scallops, or ceviche. If you’re leaning towards pork as your starter choice, the Dry Riesling beautifully enhances the experience, particularly when paired with fruity-glazed pork dishes. For a lighter option, indulge in creamy cheeses like Brie or goat cheese, creating a harmonious symphony of flavors. 

As you embark on your Valentine’s Day culinary adventure, let the Dry Riesling set the stage for a delightful and memorable dining experience. Cheers to the perfect start!

Tasting Notes: Crisp and refreshing, with bright acidity. Tastes of green apple, lime, and a hint of minerality. Off-dry styles may have a touch of sweetness. 

Wine Pairings Recap:

  • Spicy Dishes: Excellent with spicy Thai, Indian, or Mexican cuisines. 
  • Seafood Wine Pairing: Pair with grilled shrimp, scallops, or ceviche. 
  • Pork Wine Pairing: Complements pork dishes, especially those with fruity glazes.
  • Cheeses: Goes well with creamy cheeses like Brie or goat cheese. 
  • Fresh Salads: Perfect for salads with vinaigrette dressings. 

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Entree Wine Pairing Suggestion: Tempranillo 

Immerse yourself in the richness of Fischer & Wieser’s Reserve Tempranillo, a medium to full-bodied red wine that adds a touch of sophistication to a wine pairing with your Valentine’s Day entree. This exquisite red wine showcases flavors of ripe plum, blackcurrant, and a harmonious balance of oak, leading to a smooth finish with a hint of spice. 

For an entree that exudes culinary excellence, pair the Tempranillo red wine with grilled meats, as it is a great wine to pair with steak, lamb chops, and any red meat. The red wine’s robust character complements the savory notes of the grilled dishes, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate. Indulge in the allure of Spanish cuisine by serving this Tempranillo with tapas, chorizo, or paella, allowing the wine to enhance the authenticity of the flavors.  

As you explore the world of Tempranillo, consider pairing food like hard cheeses, including aged Manchego or Pecorino, which adds a layer of complexity to your dining experience. Mediterranean dishes, such as ratatouille or grilled eggplant, find a perfect companion in the Tempranillo’s rich and velvety profile.  

Elevate your Valentine’s Day entree with the Tempranillo red wine from Fischer & Wieser, where every sip is a celebration of bold flavors and culinary refinement. Cheers to an unforgettable dining experience!

Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied, showcasing flavors of ripe plum, blackcurrant, and a harmonious balance of oak. Smooth tannins lead to a lingering finish with a touch of spice. 

Wine and Food Pairings Recap: 

  • Grilled Meats: Try it with grilled lamb chops or a juicy steak.
  • Spanish Cuisine: Perfect with tapas, chorizo, or paella.
  • Hard Cheeses: Pair with aged Manchego or Pecorino.
  • Mediterranean Dishes: Complements dishes like ratatouille or grilled eggplant. 

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Dessert Wine Pairing Suggestion: Peach Moscato 

Savor the sweet finale of your Valentine’s Day meal with Fischer& Wieser’s Peach Moscato, a delightful 50/50 fermentation of Muscat and Peaches that promises to elevate your dessert experience. This fruity and sweet wine boasts Peachy notes, making it the perfect pairing wine for a variety of delectable desserts. 

When it comes to desserts, the Peach Moscato shines as a versatile partner. Any wine pairing it with classic sweet foods such as peach cobbler, fruit tarts, or vanilla ice cream, allows the wine’s natural sweetness to enhance the dessert experience. The Peach Moscato adds a layer of sophistication and romance to your Valentine’s Day celebration, making it a memorable conclusion to your culinary journey. 

Toast to love and sweetness with a wine pairing of Fischer and Wieser’s Peach Moscato, where every sip is a celebration of the finer moments in life. Cheers to a perfect ending to your Valentine’s Day meal!

Tasting Notes: 50/50 fermentation with Muscat and Peaches. Sweet wine, with Peachy notes and pairs well with most desserts. 

Wine Pairing Tips:

  • Homemade desserts such as peach cobbler, fruit tarts, or pies are an ideal pairing food choice. The sweetness of the wine enhances the savory-sweet experience.  
  • Vanilla ice cream topped with fresh fruit and/or granola.  

Explore Fischer & Wieser’s Texas Wines and Specialty Food Products This Valentine’s Day

Fischer & Wieser have taken the guesswork out of wine and food pairings, providing you with the perfect selections to make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable. Whether you’re indulging in grilled meats, savoring spicy cuisine, or enjoying a delightful dessert, these wines are crafted to enhance the flavors of your celebration. Elevate your Valentine’s Day with Fischer & Wieser, where every sip is a toast to love and happiness. Check out our Texas sparkling wines, red wines, and white wine options on our store.

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  • Handcrafted with love on our Texas Farmstead
  • We use only high-quality ingredients
  • Never use preservatives or fillers 
     
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With love, The Fischer & Wieser Family 

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