RECIPE: Black Bean Burrito

As we celebrate our 15th year in business, WTSO is remixing many of 2021’s favorite Weekly Tasting sets. Join us in experiencing the same wines in a different perspective as they are served alongside new bottles. We’re also providing some new recipes with it, too, like a black bean burrito and Spanish wine pairing.

RECIPE: Caprese Salad

This easy recipe is a wonderfully refreshing and fulfilling accompaniment to main courses such as grilled game steaks, pairing well with an Albariño or sparkling rosé. This version is from Craig Tomsky, author of Changing the Wild Game. Let us know how you make your version of this versatile dish in the comments. 

RECIPE: Red Snapper with Lemon Butter Sauce

Acid is a flavor enhancer, and so is salt, and you find each in White Burgundy wine and the capers in this recipe. Plus butter is almost always a sure bet with a Chardonnay because it can often have some buttery flavor elements, too. Serve with a glass from our new Weekly Tasting, White Burgundy Tasting […]

RECIPE: Creamy Avocado Pasta

Cream dishes work well with light, acidic wines like a White Burgundy from our upcoming Weekly Tasting. The sharpness of the wine will counter the rich thickness of the cream sauce here. Ingredients: 12oz. tagliatelle or fettuccine, dried Kosher salt 2 avocado, pitted 1 cup fresh spinach, lightly packed ¼ cup basil, lightly packed 2 […]

RECIPE: Calamares Guisados

Squid is fished in all corners of the globe and prepared in myriad ways from raw as sashimi, to quickly cooked, fried or sautéed versions and in slow cooked stews. In addition to cooking methods, squid is extremely versatile in terms of the ingredients that will marry well with it, from delicate citrus in say […]

RECIPE: Baked Stuffed Clams

Pinot Grigio is a great partner for seafood and in the case of our new Weekly Tasting, A Taste of Northeast Italy: White Wine Values Under $20, we have a more full-bodied Pinot Grigo, which will compliment the complex flavors in the pecorino and the herbs in this Baked Stuffed Clams recipe. The lemon zest […]

RECIPE: Pesto Caprese Grilled Cheese

Enjoy this everyday recipe alongside a glass of lesser known Italian wine Ribolla Gialla, featured in our new Weekly Tasting, A Taste of Northeast Italy: White Wine Values Under $20, which includes two crisp white wines from Friuli. Coming soon! Creamy cheese dishes like this are a huge part of Germanic culture and after all, […]

RECIPE: Coleslaw

There are very few store-bought coleslaws that wow me and make me think, “I have to come back and get some more of this.” So, I developed my own. A little of this slaw pairs nicely with or on my Profoundly Poignant Pulled Pork sandwiches topped with my Ol’ Yeller Dawg. Ingredients: 1 red cabbage […]

RECIPE: Classic Aperol Spritz

We’re kicking off National Prosecco Week with a classic Aperol Spritz. Who’s with us? Ingredients: 3 oz. Prosecco 2 oz. Aperol 1 oz. club soda Orange slices Directions: Pour 3 oz. Prosecco into wine glass filled with ice, followed by 2 oz. of Aperol Pour 1 oz. club soda Garnish with orange slices