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Winemaker’s Pantry spice pairings are handcrafted so the dishes you’re creating will pair perfectly with the wines you plan to serve! Fruit, floral, botanical or earthy… every spice and herb is chosen specifically to enhance the core flavors of your favorite wines. Use them while cooking and/or sprinkle lightly on food as a finishing spice.

You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the difference these spice blends will make in your wine & food experience.

For easy party bites, a wine and food night with friends, or a romantic evening for two, reach for that special bottle you’ve been saving and create with confidence, knowing that Winemaker’s Pantry has given you a headstart on delicious.

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White Bean & Artichoke Crostini

A well-stocked pantry is key to easy entertaining and two staples our TasteMaker Sharon Damante recommends keeping on hand are canned artichoke hearts and boxed or canned white beans like cannellini or great northern.  Combined with fresh squeezed lemon juice and...

Butternut Squash Crostini

Butternut Squash CrostiniHere’s another tasty and easy to make recipe for any gathering you are planning, our Butternut Squash Crostini. In the recipe below you’ll use our Spice Pairing for Chardonnay but, it works equally well using our Pinot Noir Spice Pairing …...

Cocktail Meatballs

Pinot Noir Blend – “Cocktail” Meatballs Mini meatballs are a time-honored entertaining favorite and the little gems you’ll create with this recipe are a really tasty take! For our version below, we are showcasing Winemaker’s Pantry ™ Spice Pairing for Pinot Noir –...

Quick Take Aioli/Mayonnaise

Quick take Aioli/Mayonnaise Looking to add some zip to your sliders or sandwiches? Need a new twist for topping grilled chicken or steak? Try adding a little spice! Whether using store-bought mayo or flexing some inner chef muscles by making an aioli from scratch,...

A Super Simple Wine Tasting

A Super Simple Wine Tasting There isn't a single demonstration we do where people don't ask about our Spice Pairing Blends Crostini. These quick-to-make bites can be done with 1, 2, 3 or even all 5 of our Spice Pairing Blends. Shared with friends and a few good...

Quick Blueberry Compote

Quick Blueberry Compote©  This sweet and savory compote, showcasing Winemaker's Pantry™ Spice Pairing for Merlot, offers a simple-to-make opportunity to jazz up cream or goat cheese for a quick entertaining bite. It's deep fruit flavor pairs well with the subtlety of...

Warm Mushroom Crostini

Warm Mushroom Crostini© Mushrooms are truly a great friend to all red wine, but most especially when seasoned with Winemaker's Pantry™ Spice Pairing for Cabernet. Their earthy flavor brings out the rich complexity of our blend, enhanced by its woody notes of juniper...

It's a Grape Idea!

Winemaker’s Pantry takes the guesswork out of wine and food pairing with our easy to use spice blends.

If tonight’s wine line up starts with a perfectly crisp Sauv Blanc, use our Spice Pairing for Sauv Blanc to showcase the wine’s herbaceous notes and hints of bright citrus.

Serving a big, bold Cabernet? Grab our Spice Pairing for Cabernet and use it to season a thick rib eye steak.

You’ll find a variety of delicious ideas for entertaining & wine dinners on our Recipes Page!