Wine & Food Pairing

Each month, Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine and Spirits teams up with a  Denver chef to provide a pairing of wine and food. Recipes and wine selections are listed on this page. The focus is on our Colorado community, area restaurants and complementary wines


Wine & Food Pairing
4:28 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Dill & Porcini Mushroom Spaetzel

Relish Catering & Events shared their recipes for Dill & Porcini Mushroom Spaetzel with Braised Pork Shoulder and Red Cabbage toped off with Chive Crème Fraiche. Find the recipes below!

Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine & Spirits pairs this dish with Hopler 2010 Pannonian Red – a light, fruity, unaoked, crisp, red made from a blend of 45% Blaufränkisch, 35 % Zweigelt and 25% Pinot Noir.

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Wine & Food Pairing
3:48 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Kasu Glazed Duck Breast & Contadi Castaldi Brut

P17 came to the studio to share their recipe for Kasu Glazed Duck Breast with Pear Puree, Braised Bok Choy and Potato Mille Feuille.  And Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine & Spirits selected the perfect complement for this meal: Contadi Castaldi Brut.

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Eats & Beats
1:13 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving Food and Wine Pairings from Carolyn Joy

Just after the annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau last night at Joy Wine and Spirits, Carolyn Joy visited First Take with Lando and Chavis with some Thanksgiving food and wine pairings.

The third Thursday in November is Beaujolais Nouveau Day.  "It's diminished in popularity a bit in the U.S.," said Joy, as she happily uncorked one of their offerings, from Georges DuBoeuf (pictured).  "It's  very young, very fresh, and a lot of people like to serve it at Thanksgiving."

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12:47 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Food & Wine Pairing: Café Brazil's Fire Roasted Sandia Chili

Congratulations to Joy Wine and Spirits’ 2014 Chili Cook-Off winner, Café Brazil.  In honor of this win and the Hatch Green Chile season, Tony from Café Brazil is sharing a delicious recipe for brie stuffed sandia chiles on KUVO's Into the Night program on Oct. 23. 

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Wine and Food Pairing
2:05 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Gifts for Wine Lovers, featuring Domaine Patrice Colin’s Perles Grises

Gift giving and selecting the most appropriate gift can be a bit overwhelming.  Most of us are so fortunate – we buy things we want for ourselves, so when it comes time to show our appreciation for friends, associates and family, it might be a challenge to find not only something thoughtful, but useful.  Wine or beer, spirits these days can be the perfect gift.  It comes in a variety of prices and will be something people can use and share with others. Think of a bottle that has the most meaning to the recipient.

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