Get together

It’s time for a get together… here are some food and wine pairing ideas for when you’re hosting that dinner party!

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Tempura prawns + no.1 sparkling white

Kick off the evening with our No.1 Sparkling White and tempura prawns with an aioli dip, to make a tasty, light appetizer. 

To brie, or not to brie? burrata cheese and wine pairing guide
Burrata & grilled peaches + No.2 sparkling rosÉ

No.2 Sparkling Rosé is great with fruit. So pairing it up with a creamy burrata and adding some grilled peaches will complement this canned wine.

sorbet-pairing-guide
Sorbet + No.3 RosÉ

Our No.3 Rosé is a light dry wine,  that will pair well with any flavour sorbet. It will just enhance all the fruity flavours on offer for a lighter dessert.

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Thai green curry + no. 4 white

Our No.4 White pairs well with a Thai green curry. The creamy coconut with hints of spice go well with this dry white wine!

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Beef bourguignon + no.5 red

Fancy serving a satisfying and hearty meal? Pair our No.5 Red with a  bowl of beef bourguignon and mash! Making it a very special dish!

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Cheesecake + Chenin blanc

Our guest wine West + Wilder Chenin Blanc is a light, floral white wine. This will enhance the flavours coming from the cheesecake.

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Tiramisu + Frizzante

For dessert… Tiramisu, which pairs well with Scarpetta Frico Frizzante – which helps cut through the cream!

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Stuffed mushrooms + lambrusco

The Scarpetta Frico Lambrusco pairs really well with stuffed mushrooms, which have a rich earthy taste.

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Roasted Duck + Pinot noir

West + Wilder Pinot Noir is a fruit rich wine, which goes very well with roasted duck (or goose)! Serve with all the trimmings!

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Party time

It’s party time! Here is our guide of wine and party snack pairings, making you the hostess with the mostess!

crostinis-pairing-guide
crostinis + no.1 sparkling white

Little crostini breads with all the toppings! Our No.1 Sparkling White is bubbly, crisp and light which will go perfectly with them!

crisps-pairing-guide
saltY crisps + No.2 sparkling rosÉ

Crisps is an all time party food snack! No party would be a party without them! Just some ready salted crisp go well with our No.2 Sparkling Rosé.

jalepino-poppers
jalapeÑo poppers + No.3 RosÉ

Our No.3 Rosé is a light dry wine,  that will pair well with the earthy tones of grilled jalapeño peppers. Top them with bacon, cheese, ham or eat them on their own.

samosas-pairing-guide
samosas + no. 4 white

Our No.4 White is the perfect drink to complement the aromatic spices and flavours of a samosa.

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mini sausage rolls + no.5 red

King of a savoury snack. And our No.5 Red is a perfect pairing. And for the vegetarians a spinach and feta roll will also work wonders. 

satay-chicken-pairing-guide
chicken satay sticks + Chenin blanc

Our guest wine West + Wilder Chenin Blanc is a light, floral white wine. Pair it with satay chicken and it will pair well with the sweet peanut flavour. 

mozerella-sticks-pairing-guide
mozzarella sticks + Frizzante

Scarpetta Frico Frizzante with cheese is good at the best of times… make the cheese crispy and gooey and you’re winning.

pizza-pairing-guide
pizza slices + lambrusco

The Scarpetta Frico Lambrusco with a slice of pizza… that’s what this wine was made for! 

olives-pairing-guide
mixed olives + Pinot noir

West + Wilder Pinot Noir is a fruit rich wine, which compliments the saltiness and oiliness of the olives.

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Smokin’ Hot

Here is our Smokin’ Hot BBQ wine pairing guide, for all those summer weekends coming up!

bbq-banana-pairing-guide
chocolate marshmallow banana + no.1 sparkling white

Our No.1 Sparkling White is bubbly, crisp and light which cut through the chocolate, banana and marshmallows!

hot-dog-pairing-guide
Hot dogs + No.2 sparkling rosÉ

Our No.2 Sparkling Rosé is great with a classic BBQ fav. It’s one hell of a Hot diggity dog! 

smores-pairing-guide
Smores + No.3 RosÉ

Our No.3 Rosé with a more is a perfect end to a great BBQ! The dry wine helps cut through the sweetness of the chocolate and marshmallows!

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halloumi & veg kebabs + no. 4 white

Our No.4 White cuts through the saltiness of the halloumi and is light enough for the grilled veg.

burgers-pairing-guide
beef burger + no.5 red

Red wine and red meat… you can’t go wrong. Our No.5 Red is perfect for beef burgers with all the trimmings!

mango-chick-pairing-guide
Mango Lime Grilled Chicken + Chenin blanc

Our guest wine West + Wilder Chenin Blanc is a light, floral white wine. Pair it with fruity chargrilled chicken and your mouth will be full of flavour!

grilled-shrimp-pairing-guide
grilled lemon shrimp + Frizzante

Put another shrimp on the barbie… Scarpetta Frico Frizzante with lemon garlic shrimps… you can’t go wrong with this combo!

stuffed-mushrooms-pairing-guide
stuffed mushrooms + lambrusco

The Scarpetta Frico Lambrusco pairs really well with stuffed mushrooms, which have a rich earthy taste.

beef-brisket-pairing-guide
smoked beef brisket + Pinot noir

West + Wilder Pinot Noir is a fruit rich wine, which goes very well with this smokey slow cooked dish! Great in a brioche bun!

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Brandy Apple Fizz

brand apple fizz cocktail

Brandy Apple Fizz… the perfect way to warm up on a cool, fall evening.

Serves 2

What you’ll need…
  • 178ml No. 1 Sparkling White Wine
  • 114ml Brandy
  • 178ml Apple Cider
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Maple Syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: Dried wheel of apple and citrus

How to make it…

  1. In a tumbler glass, add a few ice cubes.
  2. Add the brandy, apple cider, lemon juice and maple syrup.
  3. Give the contents a stir to mix well.
  4. Top up the glass with No. 1 Sparkling White.
  5. Garnish with a dried apple wheel and dried citrus wheel. 
  6. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Rosé Cooler

This Rosé cooler is from Colonel Fox, a dry gin company based in London, and also calls for elderflower spritz and merle cassis.

Serves 4 – 6

What you’ll need…

  • 20ml Colonel Fox London dry gin
  • 20ml No. 3 Rosé
  •  20ml apple juice
  •  10ml Merlet Cassis
  •  20ml lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Wild Elderflower spritz
  • Garnish: Wheel of citrus fruit

How to make it…

  1. Put some ice to a glass
  2. Add the gin, No. 3 Rosé, apple juice, Merlet Cassis, and lemon juice over the ice.
  3. Stir to combine.
  4. Top up the glass with Wild Elderflower spritz and serve.
  5. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Strawberry Spritz

strawberry spritz cocktail

Try this thirst quenching Strawberry White Wine Spritz for that perfect for summer cocktail.

Serves 4

What you’ll need…

  • 12 Fresh strawberries
  • 355ml Amfora No. 4 White
  • 125ml Vodka
  • 4 tbsp Simple syrup
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • 180ml Soda Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: Sprigs of fresh mint leaves

How to make it…

  1. Divide the strawberries between each of the glasses.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of the simple syrup to each of the glasses, along with the lemon juice.
  3. Mash together using either a muddler or a handle of a wooden spoon.
  4. Add ice to each of the glasses.
  5. Divide the No. 4 White between each of the glasses.
  6. Top up each glass with soda water.
  7. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint leaves.
  8. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Making Simple Syrup…

To make simple sugar, heat equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Let cool completely before using.

Limoncello Spritz

limoncello spritz cocktail

The Limoncello Spritz is the perfect zesty Italian cocktail for a day in the sun.

Serves 2

What you’ll need…

How to make it…

  1. Add some ice to a wine glass
  2. Divide the Limoncello between the two glasses.
  3. Top both glasses up with No.1 Sparkling White.
  4. Garnish with a lemon wheel and drink.
  5. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Saint-Florent

Saint-Florent cocktail

An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin. We’ve adapted Bon Appétit’s recipe.

Serves 8

What you’ll need…

  • ¼ cup clover honey (for the honey syrup)

  • 1½ cups gin

  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice

  • ½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti Angostura bitters

  • 3 x cans No. 1 Sparkling White Wine

  • Garnish: 8 dried lemon wheels

How to make it…

  1. In two tumblers, add a couple of ice cubes.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine 6 tbsp gin, 3 tbsp fresh lime juice, 2 tbsp Aperol, 1 tbsp honey syrup, and 2 dashes of Angostura bitters.
  3. Fill shaker with ice.
  4. Cover and shake for about 30 seconds.
  5. Strain into 2 tumbler glasses.
  6. Top off each with No. 1 Sparkling White.
  7. Garnish with a dried lemon wheel.
  8. Repeat three more times to use all the ingredients.
  9. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Making Honey Syrup…

Combine honey and 2 tbsp. hot water in a lidded container like a jar; cover and shake to dissolve honey.

Frozen Hula Hoop

Frozen Hula Hoop cocktail

One Hula of a drink… a sweet-tart blend of pineapple, raspberry, and lemon adds fresh fruit flavour to this slushy frozen drink from Erick Castro spiked with white rum, Aperol, and dry red wine

Serves 4 – 6

What you’ll need…

  • 6 cups ice cubes
  • ½ cup plus 1 tbsp White Rum
  • ½ cup plus 1 tbsp Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp Raspberry Syrup
  • ¼ cup plus ½ tbsp Amfora No.5 Red Wine
  • ¼ cup plus ½ tbspFresh Lemon Juice
  • 3 tablespoons Aperol
  • Garnish: Edible orchids, raspberries, lemon wheel

How to make it…

  1. Process ice cubes, rum, pineapple juice, raspberry syrup, wine, lemon juice, and Aperol in a blender until smooth

  2. Pour evenly into tumbler glasses.
  3. 
Garnish with pineapple fronds, orchids, and raspberries.
  4. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Make ahead…

Cocktail can be frozen up to 3 days. Let thaw until slushy, about 15 minutes; stir well before serving.

Plant pals

plant pals vegan guide

All our canned wines are vegan friendly, so they are the perfect plant pals if you’re doing Veganuary. Check out our guide below for the perfect pairings.

plant pal pancakes
Dairy free pancakes + no.1 sparkling white

Who doesn’t love pancakes with honey and fruit? Our No.1 Sparkling White is bubbly, crisp and light which will go perfectly with them!

plant pal vegan cake
Raspberry & almond cake + No.2 sparkling rosÉ

Forget tea with cake! The tangy raspberries and the sweet almonds almonds really bring out the light berry flavours of our No.2 Sparkling Rosé.

plant pal beetroot burger
Beetroot burger + No.3 RosÉ

Our No.3 Rosé is a light dry wine,  that will pair well with the earthy tones of the beetroot. It will also cut through the creamy smashed avocado on top. A must for a summer BBQ session!

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super salads + no. 4 white

Salads are fresh and full of flavour, just like our No.4 White. It’s the perfect drink to complement any salad combo. Just be careful with vinegar based dressings could throw the tastes off balance.

plant pal ratatouille
ratatouille + no.5 red

For a satisfying seasonal meal, pair a baked ratatouille dish with our smooth and fruit No.5 Red. It interacts with the tomatoes and vegetables in a very special way!

plant pal falafel
falafel + Chenin blanc

Our guest wine West + Wilder Chenin Blanc is a light, floral white wine. Pair it with falafel and houmous and it will pair well with the aromatic flavours. 

plant pal pizza
pizza + Frizzante

Scarpetta Frico Frizzante with vegan pizza… you can’t go wrong with this combo!

plant pal Mac cheese
mac ‘n’ cheese + lambrusco

The Scarpetta Frico Lambrusco fruitiness cuts through the carbs and vegan cheese. You’ll want seconds of both.

plant pal garlic mushrooms
sautéed mushrooms + Pinot noir

West + Wilder Pinot Noir is a fruit rich wine, which goes very well with a big helping of sautéed mushrooms and garlic on toast! 

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