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- dozer - 01-26-2009 12:53 AM
green beans almodine, but also broccoli added to the mix.
thoughts on a pairing?
- hotwine - 01-26-2009 10:55 AM
We normally use green beans almondine as a sidedish with beef and Bordeaux (or CA cab), but have also used e'm with roast turkey breasts. Same with the broccoli, athough have also used that with a Barbera.
- wondersofwine - 01-26-2009 12:49 PM
I may be replying a day too late but I usually go for a Sauvignon Blanc with green vegetables. A Gruner Veltliner would also do if on hand.
- Thomas - 01-26-2009 04:55 PM
Posted by WOW: "I may be replying a day too late but I usually go for a Sauvignon Blanc with green vegetables. A Gruner Veltliner would also do if on hand."
Absolutely right on!
- hotwine - 01-27-2009 12:40 AM
If the meal were nothing but veggies, sure. But I'm assuming the green beans and/or brocolli will be side dishes to a main course of meat of some kind, and it's that dish that will drive the wine selection in my house.
- Thomas - 01-27-2009 10:58 AM
My answer, Hotsie: a wine for the main dish and a wine for the side dish
- hotwine - 01-27-2009 12:15 PM
Okey-doke. Whatever flips your Bic.