Wine and Beer Guide

Whether you are raising your glass for a toast, or pouring it into a stock pot, wine and beer are equally great for cooking and enjoying.

Pairing Wine with Spring Foods

When spring rolls around, the weather is perfect and it's time for a dinner party. Pair these wines with these 4 spring classics.

Roast Leg of Lamb
Photo: Randy Mayor

Roast Leg of Lamb

Medium-bodied red wines, like malbec, shiraz, tempranillo, or grenache, have rustic qualities to match lamb's gaminess.

Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja 2008 (Spain, $8) Coffee and herbs mingled with cherry fruit

Bodegas Montecillo Rioja Crianza 2005 (Spain, $12) Dry with tart red fruits, leather, and herbs (pictured)

SPLURGE: Bodegas Muga Rioja Reserva 2005 (Spain, $27) Earthy, smoky, and plummy, with a supple texture

View Recipe: Garlicky Leg of Lamb with Yogurt Sauce

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