Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing Recipes

Valentine’s Day is for spending time with loved ones. Having a nice dinner and drinking some wine is always a great way to make it special. Whether your love is blooming, you’re polar opposites, or you’ve been together for what seems like forever, we’ve got romantic dinner and wine pairings just for you.

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What better way to celebrate the beginning of your relationship than with these young bottles? Don’t let their age fool you, these will be a crowd favorite – especially with our recipes. This menu is the perfect way to match new love and fresh food.

Appetizer – New Love:

Sea Scallops with a Brussel Sprout Hash paired with an Alsace Pinot Blanc Cave de Ribeauville 2015

Main Course – New Love:

Pan Roast Chicken Thighs paired with a Ten Falls Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2015. 

Dessert – New Love:

No-Bake Fruit Tarts paired with a Denbies Whitedowns British Sparkling Brut N/V. Learn more about the Denbies Sparkling Brut here.


This time, you don’t have to worry about agreeing on a restaurant. Although you two have a lot of differences, enjoying these pairings is something you’ll definitely have in common. Mixing simple recipes with complex wines has never tasted so good.

Appetizer – Opposites Attract:

Raw Oysters paired with a Sancerre 2015 100% Sauvignon Blanc. 

Main Course – Opposites Attract:

Beef Stew paired with a Stella Reserve Big Love Red Napa Valley 2012.

Dessert – Opposites Attract:

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries paired with a Brut Rosé de Cuvaison NV Moutard Champagne.


Running out of ideas for how to celebrate another Valentine’s Day together? Try something new this year with your long-time sweetheart. These amazing courses and wines are sure to earn you “brownie” points.

Appetizer – Old Faithful:

Mushroom Risotto paired with a Bonny Doon Syrah Cuvee Splendide 2014.

Main Course – Old Faithful:

Veal Parmesan paired with a 94 pt. Il Paradiso di Frassina Brunello di Montalcino 2010.

Dessert – Old Faithful:

Chocolate Walnut Brownies paired with a 96 pt. Vintage Port Wine and Soul ‘Pintas‘ 2011.


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