Must-try Spring Wine & Food Pairings

by Lauren Power

With the weather getting warmer and wine palates changing for the Spring season, we've put together some of our favourite food and wine pairings that are sure to be your new favourites.

These versatile combinations are perfect to enjoy at your next Mother's Day gathering and throughout the rest of the Spring season.

Tenuta Santomè Prosecco Brut Treviso DOC

Tenuta Santomè Prosecco Brut Treviso DOC is the perfect bright and dry bubbly to pop as the weather warms up. With its signature fine-textured bubbles and notes of citrus, pear, nuts, floral and toast, this balanced sparkling is perfect as an aperitif before dinner, or as an accompaniment to your meal!

Serving up a light pasta with parmigiano or grilling fish to enjoy on the patio? Pop some prosecco and enjoy them together!

Wines of Carlos Basso Malbec Rosé - Dos Fincas

Wines of Carlos Basso Malbec Rosé - Dos Fincas is an Argentinian crowd pleaser making some of the worlds best Malbec. This rosé is bright in colour with scents of fresh fruits & vanilla. 

No Spring gathering is complete without charcuterie and delicious appetizers, and this this bottle from Carlos Basso will make the perfect pairing! Our tip? Sip on this Rosé with prosciutto, brie, and crackers!

Misty Cove Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Misty Cove Estate Sauvignon Blanc is everything you are looking for in a Sauv Blanc, expect bright citrus & tropical flavours we all are craving.

Love refreshing wines? This one's for you! Expect notes of lemon, lime, mandarin, freshly cut grass, and slight flint that will pair nicely with your favourite shellfish dishes. To celebrate the return of warm weather, top your next salad with grilled shrimp, and pair it with a glass of Misty Cove on the side!

Primitivo 'Verosso'

Primitivo 'Verosso' is a juicy red wine with ripe and full flavours of berries & vanilla. Primitivo is actually the same grape as Zinfandel, and it comes from Italy's Puglia region!

Pair this wine with your next pizza night on the patio - its bright acidity and soft tannins will complement the tomato base nicely. This bottle also pairs well with spicy dishes, so make sure to top your pizza with your favourite foods that bring the heat, like pepperoni, Italian sausage, or peppers!

Château Roubine La Vie en Rosé 

Château Roubine La Vie en Rosé is an organic and ripe wine from the region famous for rosé, Côtes de Provence. With notes of vine leaves, citrus fruits and a crystalline note, this wine is complex and beautiful.

The perfect pairing for a glass of the dry and slightly acidic La Vie en Rosé? Grilled pork chops, or a crisp and refreshing Spring salad with your favourite veggies and a piece of fish on top!

Thomas George Estates Belle's Blend

Thomas George Estates Belle's Blend is a beautiful mix of 50% viognier and 50% grenache blanc from Russian River Valley, California. Slightly dry and bold, Belle's Blend has notes of lemon, pepper, and minerals. 

This is the perfect bottle to pair with grilled chicken and flavours like citrus and dill. Our tip? Go for a grilled souvlaki chicken bowl with rice, veggies, and zesty tzatziki sauce drizzled on top!

NEXT WINE CO Everyday Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

NEXT WINE CO Everyday Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is the full-bodied and savoury California Cab Sauv you’ve been looking for. 

With notes of black pepper, blackberries, and chocolate truffles, this wine pairs well with meat and heavier dishes. Having a spring BBQ and cooking up your favourite steak? This Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect companion for the next time you're grilling!

Curated Wine Cases 

Excited about these wine and food pairings, and want to give them a go for yourself? Or, maybe you want to gift a case to your Mom for her Mother's Day gift?

We've put together two new cases including these wines so you know exactly what to eat and drink at your Mother's Day party, and each Spring weekend to follow!

Click here to order, or keep reading to learn more about what's inside each pack!

Spring Essentials - $240 + HST

Spring has sprung and that means it's time for some special wines. Experience the season with this curated case of our essential spring wines – a Brut Prosecco, a Rosé Malbec, a crisp Sauvignon Blanc, and a rich Primitivo. Each wine brings its own personality to the pack, but we hope they'll all give you a chance to enjoy the sunnier days and warmer nights that are around the corner.

About the Wines: 

If you like drinking bubbles but find they can be too sweet, then you're going to love our Tenuta Santomè Prosecco Brut Treviso DOC. Low sugar, crisp and bursting with fruit flavours, this wine will change everything you thought you knew about Prosecco.

Dos Fincas Malbec Rosé is a special wine by world-famous Argentinian Malbec winemaker Carlos Basso. In this rosé version, you'll taste bright fresh fruits and hints of vanilla, perfectly balanced to create an easy drinking wine perfect for summer get-togethers.

Misty Cove Estate Sauvignon Blanc is everything you are looking for in a white wine for spring time. It impresses with lively, crisp limes and green apples, and a clean finish. Expect citrus and tropical flavours with this brilliant New Zealand wine. 

Primitivo 'Verosso' is a juicy Italian red wine with ripe and full flavours of berries & vanilla. It has a smooth feel on the palate with soft tannins. This versatile wine is great for sipping or paired with grilled meat, Bolognese or charcuterie.

What you get: 12 bottles total (3 bottles of each of the 4 wines)

Spring Favourites - $360 + HST

Find the perfect match for warmer nights and lighter dishes in this elegant pack of our Spring Favourites. Open up to bright, fresh flavours and aromas that help you shed your winter blues.

Includes our best selling Prosecco Brut, La Vie en Rosé from France, award-winning Belle's Blend white wine and Napa Cabernet Sauvignon.

About the Wines: 

What's spring without bubbles? Tenuta Santomè Prosecco Brut Treviso DOC is famous for its easy-drinking bubbles and low sugar content. The perfect bottle to pop as the weather warms up. 

Château Roubine La Vie en Rosé is an organic wine from the region famous for rosé; Côtes de Provence. This wine embodies the classic flavours of the world's best rosés - fresh and fruity flavour with light brightness.

Thomas George Estates Belle's Blend is a small lot, artisanal wine produced in Russian River Valley, California. The wine is a perfect blend of Viognier and Grenache Blanc, aged for 10 months in concrete. This vintage won best White Wine in the American Fine Wine Competition and awarded Double Gold, 97 Points.

Everyday Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is the full-bodied, savoury California Cab Sauv you’ve been looking for. Handcrafted from Napa Valley grown grapes comes a beautiful, mouthwatering wine with maximum complexity and body resulting in a wine you can enjoy everyday.

What you get: 12 bottles total (3 bottles of each of the 4 wines)