What MOM really wants for Mother’s Day!

Beer & Wine Edition!

Here are some great wine and beer options to gift your mom on Mother’s Day, along with pairing suggestions:

Wines:

  1. Sparkling Wine/Champagne:
    • Pairing: Ideal for pairing with a variety of foods such as seafood, appetizers like cheese and charcuterie, or light salads. It also goes well with brunch dishes like eggs benedict or quiche.
  2. Rosé Wine:
    • Pairing: Rosé pairs beautifully with a range of foods, including grilled vegetables, salads, seafood, light pasta dishes, and even barbecue fare. It’s also perfect for sipping on its own as a refreshing aperitif.
  3. Chardonnay:
    • Pairing: Chardonnay pairs well with creamy dishes like risotto or fettuccine Alfredo, roasted chicken, seafood such as lobster or scallops, and dishes featuring buttery sauces.
  4. Pinot Noir:
    • Pairing: Pinot Noir complements a variety of dishes, including roasted or grilled salmon, duck, pork tenderloin, mushroom-based dishes, and earthy cheeses like Brie or Camembert.
  5. Dessert Wine:
    • Pairing: Dessert wines are perfect for pairing with desserts such as fruit tarts, crème brûlée, cheesecake, chocolate fondue, or simply enjoyed on their own as a sweet treat after a meal.

Beers:

  1. Craft Beer Selection:
    • Pairing: Pair hoppy IPAs with spicy dishes like curry or Mexican cuisine, malty beers like brown ales or porters with grilled meats or barbecue, crisp lagers with lighter fare such as salads or seafood, and sour beers with tangy or creamy cheeses.
  2. Seasonal Releases:
    • Pairing: Depending on the style of beer, seasonal releases can be paired with a range of seasonal dishes. For example, springtime beers with floral or fruity notes can be paired with dishes featuring fresh herbs, light cheeses, grilled vegetables, or light seafood.

Thank you to all the Moms out there that give it there all everyday! We hope you get some rest and happiness!