Food Pairing Recipes

A great food and wine pairing creates a balance between the components of a dish and the characteristics of a wine. Try these quick and easy recipes that pair wonderfully with our food-friendly wines. Enjoy!

Heirloom Caprese Salad

Pair with our Pinot Bianco

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Sautéed Button Mushrooms

Pair with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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Castello di Amorosa dessert recipe

Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes

Pair with dark fruit Reds

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Austrian Schnitzel

Pair with our Morning Dew Ranch Pinot Noir

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Flat Iron Steak with Cocoa Nibs and Coffee Rub

Pair with Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot

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Spaghetti Tomato Sauce

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Pair with Pinot Bianco or Sangiovese

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Apple Roses

Pair with Moscato or Rosato

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Lasagne with Meat Sauce

Lasagne with Meat Sauce

Pair with Sangiovese or Barbera

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Pasta Primavera

Pair with Pinot Bianco or Chardonnay

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Strawberry Cupcake

Strawberry Wine Cupcakes

Features La Fantasia, Frizzante-Style Rose

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Cherry Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Cherry Cake

Made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

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Castello di Amorosa Dessert Recipe

Red Wine Pear Chocolate Cake

Made with Old Vine Zinfandel

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Autumn Mushroom Medley

Pair with Pinot Noir or Chardonnay

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Best Beef Short Ribs

Pair with Cabernet Sauvignon or La Castellana

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salsa

Watermelon Salsa

Pair with Gioia Rosato di Sangiovese

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Fritatta

Pair with our Gioia

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Strawberry Fantasia Cake

Pair with La Fantasia

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Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

Pair with Sangiovese or Zingaro

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Ahi Avocado Salad with Ponzu

Pair with Chardonnay or Pinot Bianco

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Tuscan White Bean Chili with Spinach

Pair with Il Brigante or Napa Valley Merlot

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Crepes with Peaches and Cream

Pair with Dolcino, Moscato, or Simpatica

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Bison Burgers with Cabernet Onions

Pair with Il Brigante or Cabernet Sauvignon

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Silence of the Lamb Shanks

Pair with Sangiovese or Barbera

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Cedar Plank Salmon

Pair with Pinot Bianco, Rosato, or Chardonnay

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Fettuccine Alfredo – Quick and Easy

Pair with Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio

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Merlot Beef with Broccoli

Pair with Merlot or Zingaro

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Sangiovese-Braised Short Ribs

Pair with Sangiovese or Merlot

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Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

Pair with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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Scallops Recipe

Seared Scallops & Sweet Corn Salad

Pair with our Chardonnay Reserve

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deconstructed albondigas

Deconstructed Albondigas

Pair with our Dry Gewuztraminer

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Reductions Simplified

Reductions … Simplified

A simple method of reducing balsamic vinegar to create a delicious addition to dishes such as caprese salads or fresh berries and cream. From Castello sommelier Mary Davidek

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