We are looking forward to the very first Wine Pairing Weekend event coming up this Saturday, June 14! The first #winePW theme is “Wine Pairings for Grilled Meat.” We will be holding a live Twitter Chat in conjunction with the event this Saturday 6/14, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Please join us! Simply share tweets with our hashtag, #winePW and follow that stream. We do also have a Twubs page setup as a handy way to view the Chat and automatically add the hashtag. Be sure to check out the great pairing the participating bloggers come up with! You can get an idea of what they are planning by checking out the preview post over on Cooking Chat. I will be hosting this event from my @winePW Twitter handle, and will also be chiming in from @cookingchat.
As you may gather, this is a new website being developed in conjunction with the #winePW event. The idea is to roundup some of our favorite food and wine pairings from the #winePW events and other pairing experiments. We hope over time this will become a handy resource for people to get pairing ideas. This site is new, but I’ve been blogging about food and wine for over 5 years and nearly 500 posts over at Cooking Chat!
We have a few questions to guide the #winePW Twitter Chat. Of course, feel free to share anything on the topic of wine pairings for grilled meats or related themes. When you are responding to a particular question, please start your tweet with the letter “A” followed by the number of the question you are answering.
Q1: What are some of your favorite foods to grill?
Q2: Is there a particular type of wine you tend to choose when grilling?
Q3: What factors do you consider when choosing a wine to serve with grilled meat?
Q4: What is a favorite pairing you’ve enjoyed for grilled meat?
Q5: Any good grilled food & wine pairings you like that might surprise us?
Q6: Does anyone have a good food & wine pairing you are planning to enjoy on Father’s Day?
Q7: Any other insight on grilled meat & wine pairing that hasn’t come up yet?
We hope you enjoy this chat and consider joining us in July to chat about “Refreshing Summer Wine Pairings.” Wine Pairing Weekend is held the second Saturday of the month, so we’re up next on July 12. You can email winepairingweeekend AT gmail.com if you’d like to do a blog post for the next one or with any other ideas or questions.