Wine & Food Pairing

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The third Thursday of every month at 6:35 pm MST, Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine and Spirits teams up with a local chef to provide a divine wine and food pairing. 

With a strong focus on the Colorado community, wine education and local food, KUVO's Wine & Food Pairing will leave you craving more!

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In a bag or in a box, summertime wine in Colorado's parks and outdoor concert venues do not involve glass bottles.  Carolyn Joy from Joy Wine & Spirits comes to the rescue with an array of varietals, vintages and accessories for the June edition of KUVO's Wine and Food Pairing on the morning show "First Take with Lando and Chavis."

Given the Passover Seder plate staples of brisket and matzoh, a fuller bodied red wine would be good, although we've always tried to let our customers choose whatever they want.  We do have red and white kosher wines.

Kosher wine has come a long way in the last five years with more modern wine making techniques, more care in the vineyard and more care in the cellar.  There is much more variety as well: pinot noir, sparkling, cabernet, chardonnay, white blends.

The third Thursday of every month at 6:35 pm MST, Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine and Spirits teams up with a local chef to provide a divine wine and food pairing. 

Featured Wine: Bedrock Winery Zinfandel 2013

Zinfandel is the third largest wine crop in California behind Cabernet and Chardonnay. But most of it goes for either the sweet pink stuff introduced to us in the 70’s or rather non-descript wine.

There are so many components to the Thanksgiving meal that the best strategy is to choose wines that are versatile enough to go with a myriad of dishes. 

The Mas de Daumas Gassac Frizante is a perfect example - it paired amazingly well with all the different Haystack Mountain Cheese featured on our food and wine pairing segment.  Some of the cheese was aged, some fresh and young and another, very smokey and bacon like.  The wine was a delight with them all.  

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Carmine’s on Penn Chef Daniel Grunewald teamed up with Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine & Spirits to create a savory Wine & Food Pairing of Strozzapreti with Argicole Vallone 2008 Salice Salentino Riserva. 

The Strozzapreti highlights marinated chicken breast, spicy Italian sausage, shrimp, onions, and peppers in a marinara sauce. Find the recipe below. 

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