Blue Water Liquor
10390 Hwy 65 S Western Grove, Arkansas 72685
(870) 429-8717

Food & Wine Pairing Information

Are you new to wine and want to know how to make an important meal perfect?

You want to give wine as a gift, but you aren't sure where to start? We have compiled a quick wine and food primer below.

We hope this information gives you the knowledge to select the right wine for your occasion. If not, our knowledgeable staff is willing and ready to help.

Some of the wines you will find at Blue Water Liquor:

Dry Whites

Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc wines with their crisp acidic nature make them a perfect accompaniment for salads and roasted or sautu00e9ed vegetables.

Sweet Whites

Moscato, Reisling, Chenin Blanc wines with their sweet undertones create a wonderful balance for the palate when paired with spicy fish or chicken dishes.

Rich Whites

Chardonney and Viognier wines with their creamy essence are in superb harmony with rich creamy foods like lasagnas, heavy French foods, creamy soups and rich pasta dishes.


Rose' and White Zinfandel wines with their unique refreshing flavor enhance distinctive foods found in Mediterranean or Indian dishes, shellfish, pork loin or poultry.

Light to Medium Reds

Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc wines with their smooth and velvety undertones pair nicely with roasted meats such as pork, duck, lamb and sausages.

Bold Reds

Cabernet Savignon and Syrah wines with their robust flavors make a great companion for rich red meats like beef whether smoked, barbecued or grilled.

Dessert Wines

Ports, Sherries and fruit wines with their broad flavor range help them compliment a variety of sweets, cheeses and fruits. Although considered dessert wines, they can be paired with cigars.

Sparkling Wines

Champagnes and sparkling wines with their effervescent qualities make them a lively partner for cavier, sushi or salty hor d'oeuvres.

Food & Wine Pairing

Pairing wine with your food can create the ultimate culinary experience. To really understand how wines can enhance your meals, we suggest you try a variety with all your favorite foods.