Winter Recipes: Wine and Food Pairings
Wondering what to cook when it’s cold outside? Looking for some inspiration for luscious winter lunches and delicious winter dinners? You’ve come to the perfect place for winter chicken recipes, winter vegetarian recipes, winter stews and more!
Featuring all of your favourites including refined Semillon and Riesling to plush Chardonnay, plus tantalising red blends to bold Cabernet and flavoursome Shiraz, our Winter Banquet Mixed, Red and White dozens deliver a season of mouth-watering wines, plus simple-to prepare winter recipes guaranteed to beat the cold and warm the soul.
Impress your family and friends with these winter taste sensations handpicked by our Wine Selectors Tasting Panel Co-Chair, Adam Walls.
Winter Chicken Recipes
Paired perfection with Chardonnay: The fine and fresh Hunter's Dream Chardonnay 2015 is a natural match with rich and rustic poultry recipes.
Paired perfection with medium-bodied Shiraz: An easy-drinking Shiraz like the Keith Tulloch Vanguard Shiraz 2019 superbly complements mildly spicy dishes including black pepper or mild chilli.
Winter Seafood Recipes
Paired perfection with Sauvignon Blanc: The mouth-watering acidity of the Moss Brothers Moses Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2019 makes it perfect with dishes featuring oily fish like salmon.
Paired perfection with Riesling: The finely textured Corryton Burge Riesling 2020 is an elegant partner to delicate, flavoursome seafood dishes.
Winter Pork Recipes
Paired perfection with Semillon: The crisp, zesty Glenguin Vineyard Semillon 2019 is a natural complement to aromatic stir-fries.
Paired perfection with Cabernet Sauvignon and blends: The dense and juicy Boydell's Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 is a beautiful match with rich, fatty dishes like pork belly.
Winter Lamb and Beef Recipes
Paired perfection with Cabernet Sauvignon: The beautifully structured Pikes The Dogwalk Cabernets 2018 is a delight with all things lamb.
Paired perfection with Shiraz: The layered, complex charm of the Kaesler Stonehorse Shiraz 2017 makes it a perfect match for the richness of a ragu.
Winter Vegetarian Recipes
Paired perfection with Marsanne: Powerful and elegant, the Tahbilk Museum Release Marsanne 2014 is a stellar companion to this flavoursome risotto.
Paired perfection with Rosé: Fresh and savoury, the Symphonia Pinot Trois 2019 is ideal with dishes that showcase the earthy flavours of roasted vegetables.
Paired perfection Pinot Noir and Pinot Noir blends: The juicy, seamless Saint & Scholar Pinot Shiraz 2018 is a sublime companion to dishes where the mushrooms are the stars.
Paired perfection with Shiraz Grenache Tempranillo and blends: Generous, savoury and spicy, the Hay Shed Hill Shiraz Grenache Tempranillo 2018 blend is delicious with Mediterranean dishes featuring eggplant.
No matter the time of year, make sure to view our other great food and wine pairing guides for inspirational ideas and perfect pairings.