Gnocchi Test: Vermentino vs. Garnacha

Ah yes, those candles definitely make this frozen Trader Joe’s gnocchi (enhanced with peas and chicken sausage) look far more romantic! I tested this easy-peasy dinner with two wine pairings: Italian Vermentino: A crisp, citrusy and herb-driven white wine, which I’ve reviewed here. Spanish Garnacha: A bright red wine with a good level of acidity and rich red fruit flavors (think: cranberry, strawberry, apple, and some pepper). This one can be found here. This is one of those types of foods that’s hard to mess up with wine. Generally, high cheesiness levels will balance out any tannins or acidity in … Continue reading Gnocchi Test: Vermentino vs. Garnacha