Category Archives: Recipes/Food and Wine Pairing

Autumn Recipes and Wine Pairing at Bordeaux-Undiscovered

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops we have some warming suggestions to tempt your taste buds! We have compiled an exclusive range of Autumn recipes complete with wine pairings for you to try. We have some fabulous … Continue reading

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Viva Bordeaux – Bordeaux Wines and Latin American Cuisine

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has paired up with chef/TV personality Doreen Colondres to create Viva Bordeaux, a new online recipe guide in the USA which showcases the union of Latin American cuisine and affordable Bordeaux wines. It’s comprised of … Continue reading

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The Oldest Grapevines in the World and the New Discovery of Verjus

A few years ago I wrote about, amongst other things, the oldest grape vine in the world and it still draws some argument. Officially (according to Guinness World Records) the oldest red grape vine in the world is in Slovenia … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Rosé Wine and Thai Salmon in Foil

With Bordeaux Rosé hitting the news recently I thought it would be good to share a tempting recipe with you to try. Bordeaux Rosés are versatile wines that can accompany a broad spectrum of flavours. These crisp and elegant wines … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine and Pan-Fried Lemon Sole with Capers

With a heatwave forecast for this weekend it’s time to enjoy some refreshing chilled wines and summer recipes. Pan-fried Lemon Sole is a delicious dish and there are a few wines I can recommend to accompany the delicate, sweet white … Continue reading

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The Claret Cup

The Claret Cup is a type of punch that was all the rage in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cups were traditionally served before the departure of a hunting party but were popular at celebrations, garden parties, picnics, cricket and … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine with Roast Saddle of Hare

Hare can be difficult to come across unless you live in the countryside or shoot. However they can be ordered in advance from game dealers or butchers. Hare are rather bloody to prepare (the blood can be saved to make … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine with Rabbit Goulash

Goulash is an ancient Hungarian dish which uses Paprika and Garlic. It’s thought that Christopher Columbus introduced Paprika to Europe having found it as a domesticated plant among the Native American people (the explorers named it ’Indian pepper’). The pepper … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Red Wine with Woodpigeon Breast on Black Pudding Bruscetta

Pigeon seems to be experiencing a renaissance – the days of Pigeon Pie are long gone and pan fried Pigeon Breast is all the rage. I’m not surprised – it’s an easy dish to prepare and is better than duck … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine With Hare Suet Pudding

Britain is home to a mouth watering dish that most folk find hard to resist – the suet pudding. Puddings have a long history that dates back for centuries but the first mention of steak and kidney pudding in print … Continue reading

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