Full-Bodied Red Wine Pairing

Spaghetti Sauce And Wine Pairing

Perfect Pasta Pairings

Fun Fact: The word spaghetti is plural for the Italian word spaghetto, which is a diminutive of spago, meaning “thin string” or “twine.” The best part about spaghetti is the variety of pasta dishes you can make. With each dish there’s a different wine that pairs perfectly. Check out our…

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Perfect Pb&j Pairings

Perfect Pairings For An Upgraded PB&J

In sticky-sweet celebration of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, we’ve decided to elevate this classic American staple from the lunchbox to the wine cellar. While time has proven the classic PB&J to be a thing of enduring perfection, we couldn’t help but wonder about upgrading your ingredients for a…

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Irish Pairings

Traditional Irish Foods And Wine Pairings

Instead of writing this in an Irish accent with references to leprechauns and green beer, we’re going to throw a little Irish culture at you. And by culture, we mean food. Not many of us stateside are familiar with traditional Irish fare, and assume corned beef and cabbage is a…

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Top Texas Pairings

Top Texas Pairings

With flavors as big as the state they call home, Texas is a melting pot of cuisines and cultures like no other. As such, we’ve decided to use our locally grown expertise to help guide you to the perfect pairings for a few of Texas’ most popular dishes! Chicken Fried…

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Wine And Salad Pairings

Wine and Salad Pairings

January is still in full swing and many of us are sticking to our New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier. Other people are sticking to the much more fun resolution to drink more good wine. Spec’s likes your style! No matter your reason, you’re curious about wine and salad pairings,…

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Spaghetti Sauce And Wine Pairing

Perfect Pasta Pairings For National Spaghetti Day

Fun Fact: The word spaghetti is plural for the Italian word spaghetto, which is a diminutive of spago, meaning “thin string” or “twine.” The best part about spaghetti is the variety of pasta dishes you can make. With each dish there’s a different wine that pairs perfectly. Check out our…

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National Drink Wine Day

Wine Pairing Tips for Drink Wine Day

The process of making wine has evolved over the years, and the variety of grapes has expanded. Even the way we cook has evolved with molecular gastronomy cooking techniques. The act of drinking wine is no longer a simple one. In fact, it can be incredibly complex when you think…

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Popcorn & Wine – A Perfect Pair!

There’s more than a kernel of truth to the idea that wine and popcorn make a great twosome. Here’s your chance to find out! In honor of National Popcorn Day, choose one of our gourmet variations on the usual popcorn fare below–just to shake things up. Pop by Spec’s for…

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Your Just-In-TIme Wines for Thanksgiving!

Remove all doubt about the wine to serve with your festive feast! Spec’s has searched through our huge selection and created this list of perfect pairings to go with your Thanksgiving fare.  Choose white, red, sparklers or some of each—all priced to make your budget thankful! Le Monde Pinot Bianco Friuli…

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Kudos to Kabobs!

Just saying the words “shish kabob” is super fun. Serving them to satisfy summer appetites is even more so! First part of the fun is planning the ingredients to thread on your skewers. Colorful veggies like bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes and purple onions create an eye-pleasing presentation. Easy prep…

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