La Vie Dansante Wines

Recipe Archive

Past Recipe Pairings

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Pairings with Recent Wine Releases

Lasagne di Mare – Grenache blanc

Some people might think that seafood and cheese don’t belong together but we’re here to prove them wrong! This seafood lasagna pairs perfectly with our Grenache blanc

Chili Verde – Viognier

Chili Verde may seem like a strange pairing with Viognier but when you think about it, it’s just about perfect.

Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds – Viognier

A “tagine” is a earthen-ware cooking pot used in Northern African cuisine.  We use a more contemporary version of this cooking method – a cast iron skillet – to create this slightly-sweet, Moroccan-spiced chicken dish that pairs beautifully with our Viognier.

Spaghetti with Mussels and Clams – Picpoul blanc

The “perfect” pairing for Picpoul blanc is probably a classic Oysters Rockefeller… but since none of us here really like Oysters all that much we’re suggesting you try this less “rich” dish of pasta and shellfish in a white wine sauce based on our Picpoul blanc.

Julia Child’s Bouillabaisse – Roussanne

Ask ten french chefs to define the quintessential Bouillabaisse and you’ll get 11 different answers so we’ve decided to defer to “The French Chef” herself, Julia Child.  Pair this wonderful dish with La Vie Dansante’s Roussanne.

New England Lobster Pot Pie – Aubade

I have fond memories of ordering Lobster Pot Pie at “The Baltic”, a small hotel and restaurant in downtown Point Richmond. After a long, cold day sailing the waters of San Francisco Bay there is nothing better than the creamy goodness of a Lobster Pot Pie and a glass of our white blend.