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Great Wines for Everyday Meals

Great Wines for Everyday Meals


A great wine pairing doesn't require a special occasion. Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV shares his picks for 10 of your favorite Cooking Light dinner recipes, from Chicken and Broccoli Casserole to Classic Meat Loaf.

Quick Pizza Margherita

Expand your palette by pairing an earthy rose with our simple yet flavorful margherita pizza.

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Garden-Style Lasagna

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Bring out the freshness of this veggie-packed lasagna with an unusual white wine varietal.

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Classic Meat Loaf

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Complement the bold flavors of meat loaf with a spicy, vibrant Zinfandel from California.

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All-American Chili

If you think a couple of ice-cold brewskis are the only drink you can serve with traditional beef chili–think again.

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Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Bring out the classic flavors of this comforting casserole with a $15 white wine from Australia.

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Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce

Learn why Gary selects a bold German Riesling to pair with the mustard sauce in this easy weeknight dish.

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Champion Chicken Parmesan

Pair a subtly spiced Italian red wine with a classic Italian favorite.

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Beef Stroganoff

Discover why an exciting and budget-friendly Rhone Valley wine pairs so well with classic beef stroganoff.

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Classic Beef Pot Roast

Discover which South African cabernet sauvignon goes splendidly with this hearty pot roast.

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Beef, Cheese, and Noodle Bake

Learn all about the classic Spanish wine that goes great with this humble noodle dinner.

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Watch the video: White Wine Chicken