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Belledor Vineyards

Welcome to the Belledor blog! Here, we will take you on a journey through the beautiful Amador region, where our estate wines are grown. From recipes and wine knowledge to tips on wine pairings, we’ll explore all the ways you can appreciate and enjoy our wines!


Wine and Popcorn Pairings

Wine and popcorn may not seem like the most natural combination, but trust us when we say that these unconventional but delightful pairings are worth trying. They both bring a unique flavor and texture to the table, and when paired correctly, they can complement each other in unexpected and weird ways.

Why Wine and Popcorn Work So Well Together

Wine and popcorn are a match made in heaven because they both offer a range of flavors, textures, and aromas. Wine provides the perfect balance of acidity, sweetness, and tannins, while popcorn offers a crunchy texture and a variety of flavors that can be salty, sweet, or savory. When paired correctly, wine and popcorn can elevate each other’s flavors and create a unique and delicious taste experience.

Perfect Setting for Enjoying Wine and Popcorn

The perfect setting for enjoying wine and popcorn is anywhere you can relax and unwind. Whether you’re at home, a park, or on a picnic, (or our tasting room) wine and popcorn are the perfect snack to enjoy while socializing with friends, watching a movie, or just lounging in the sun.

Unique Pairings

Here are some of our favorite unique and weird pairings:

1. Dill Pickle Popcorn & Belledor Sauvignon Blanc – When it comes to wine and food pairings, acid complements acid and this pairing works because both the Sauvignon Blanc and Dill Pickle have the acidic characteristics. Additionally, this unique pairing is fun and is a crowd-pleaser.

2. Garlic Parmesan Popcorn & Belledor Primitivo – The savory and rich flavors of garlic parmesan pair perfectly with the floral and spicy notes of Primitivo.

3. Salt and Vinegar Popcorn & Belledor Barbera – The sharp and tangy flavors of salt and vinegar popcorn are balanced by the acidity and fruitiness of Barbera.

4. Truffle Parmesan Popcorn & Belledor Primitivo – The earthy and pungent flavors of truffle parmesan popcorn are elevated by the bold and spicy notes of Primitivo.

5. Coconut Himalayan Salt & Belledor Backyard Zinfandel – The sweet and salty flavors of coconut Himalayan salt popcorn are complemented by the jammy and sweet notes of Backyard Zinfandel.

6. Buttery Garlic Popcorn & Belledor Masquerade – The rich flavors of buttery garlic popcorn pair perfectly with the smooth and creamy flavors of Masquerade Sauvignon Blanc.

7. Cheddar Bacon & Zinfandel – The salty and creamy flavors of cheddar bacon popcorn are elevated by the fruit and pepper of Zinfandel.

In conclusion, wine and popcorn may seem like an unconventional pairing, but the unique and delicious combinations make it worth trying. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or just looking for a new and interesting snack, wine and popcorn are a match made in heaven. So, next time you’re relaxing with friends or just looking for a fun and tasty snack, give these pairings a try.

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13391 Shenandoah Rd., Plymouth CA 95669
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