Father's Day Pairings

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Father's Day Pairings With Father’s Day fast approaching, many of you are in a scramble searching for that perfect gift. If dad is a wine geek it’s easy to find a suitable present, though finding that perfect wine for your favorite geek can always be challenging.

One of the greatest gifts we can give a loved one is to take care of them for a while. I think Father’s Day is the perfect chance to indulge dad and treat him to a great meal. It even makes buying a wine gift that much easier since we’re looking for the perfect wine pairing here, not that ever elusive perfect wine gift!

So start your plans and get ready for the best Father’s Day evah! We’ve taken the lead here from Whatscook.in’s 8 recipes for Father’s Day feature, so be sure to check out their links to these great recipes.

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  • Snooth User: AMyers1
    861731 1

    I plan to have give my dad his favorite red wine and pair it with some Alouette cheese (both of our favorites!) You should all try it. They even just posted a cool video that they just filmed at Houston Wine & Food Week: http://www.facebook.com/AlouetteCheese#!/video/video.php?v=1392284023316&oid=112203110224&comments

    Jun 14, 2011 at 4:29 PM

  • Snooth User: homestar
    512161 83

    I hate to be that guy, but I'm pretty sure Chile is the country and chili is the spice :)

    Jun 14, 2011 at 11:39 PM

  • Snooth User: dmcker
    Hand of Snooth
    125836 5,301

    As the father on the receiving end of two daughters in their 20s, I might point them at the grilled lamb (or the quiche), with the Cuban hamburger as fallback. With the lamb the Cab Franc from the Loire sounds fine with some other seafood on the grill so also a white. They know I do like Burgundian whites, too, so that might show up.

    Sorry, no fish sticks. Too many memories of off nights growing up with them and tater tots, or even Swanson TV dinners... ;-(

    Interesting theme, and you did catch my attention on it.

    Jun 14, 2011 at 11:50 PM

  • I don't know about the demographics here, but isn't it a reasonable bet that more of us are fathers than sons, as it were?

    Far from buying a gift for our own fathers, many of us are concerned about the gift we're likely to get. So the whole emphasis of a piece like this should be, how do you ensure that you get a gift you actually want!

    Jun 15, 2011 at 4:05 AM

  • Snooth User: shanadia
    858471 14

    started our BBQ with LILLET APERITIF--then enjoyed the KOREAN PULLED PORK with SESAME GINGER COLESLAW and your suggestion of LAMBRUSC0..found it delightfully light and fruity, a good combo with the meal..thank you

    Jun 19, 2011 at 10:24 PM

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