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The Art of Pairing Apothic Wines:
A Journey from First Sip to Last Bite

Discover how the right red wine transforms a meal into a flavor exploration. Our approach: single varietals enhance mains with their distinct profiles, while our nuanced blends perfectly complement starters and desserts, adding sophistication to every bite.

Apothic Cabernet Sauvignon pairing

Cabernet Sauvignon

A Symphony of Flavors

Pairing Apothic Cab with red meat, like a sumptuous steak, highlights the wine's rich fruit notes and complements the dish's depth, creating a harmonious balance on the palate. The interplay of blueberry, blackberry jam, and dark plum flavors, alongside a whisper of spice from Zinfandel, enriches each bite, elevating the dining experience to new heights of sophistication.

Apothic Pinot Noir pairing

Pinot Noir

Versatility in a Glass

Pinot Noir's versatility shines when paired with centerpiece dishes, where its smooth layers of dark fruit effortlessly complement the nuanced flavors of mains like lamb or grilled salmon, elevating every mouthful. The wine's tapestry of ripe raspberry and black cherry, touched by caramel and vanilla, weaves through the meal, offering a bright finish that makes each dish distinctly memorable.

Apothic Merlot pairing


Silky Elegance

Apothic Merlot and chicken dishes pair beautifully, with the wine's silky texture and berry notes bringing a lush depth to the tender meat, creating a dining experience that sings with complexity. The interplay of blackberry and blueberry, laced with toasted oak and coconut, alongside dark chocolate undertones from Teroldego, complements the chicken's flavors, leaving a lasting finish that enriches every bite.

Apothic Red

The Evening's Encore

Pairing this red wine blend with a dessert like cheesecake transforms a sweet course into a luxurious finale, where the wine's ripe berry and raspberry jam notes dance alongside the creamy sweetness, infusing each bite with an intriguing depth. The blend's medium tannins and velvety finish harmonize with cheesecake's richness, and caramel and chocolate hints, setting a relaxed, indulgent tone for the rest of the evening.

Apothic Red pairing

Apothic Crush

Sweet Serendipity

Apothic Crush and cookies make an enchanting pairing, where the wine's luscious berry and raspberry jam notes elevate the simple pleasure of cookies, intertwining with caramel and chocolate hints for a decadent finish. The blend's medium tannins and silky texture complement the cookies' sweetness, guiding your evening to a delightful close.

Apothic Crush pairing

Apothic Dark

The Decadent Finale

Pairing Apothic Dark with a brownie sundae and vanilla ice cream creates an extraordinary dessert experience, as the wine's deep fruit notes of blueberry, blackberry, and plum blend with dark chocolate and spice, mirroring the sundae's richness. The hints of coffee and mocha in the wine enhance the chocolatey dessert, while its full body and lingering finish perfectly balance the sweetness of the ice cream, crafting a decadent harmony of flavors.

Apothic Dark pairing

Remember, the key to a perfect wine pairing is not just in matching flavors but in creating intriguing experiences. Whether it's the bold statement of a varietal with your main course or the versatile charm of a blend for the appetizers and desserts, each sip should invite another, each bite leading to the next. Just remember: Varietals for the Main, Blends for the Dessert — a mantra for those ready to indulge in the art of pairing.