Party Pairings

One type of music that I think is great fun is the kind that I hear and think, "This would be great at a cocktail party." Sometime the cocktail party might actually be just a little happy hour at home, celebrating the end of the...

They say that everything old is new again, and this saying seems to hold true with music. Old favorite songs and classic artists long remain in our hearts. In addition, I often find that I like something new because it gives me a pleasant memory...

A fun way to plan a pairing party and generate interesting conversation and musical comparisons is to feature artists who have recorded in different musical styles - and compare which sound or style you enjoy more and which music pairs most effectively with the wine...

An idea for a summer pairing party is to feature musical duets - enjoy some lovely wines with some classic and swinging sounds. See which duets you like the best, and which wines compliment the music most effectively. One timeless classic that is a must...

One fun way to create a pairing party is to compare a style of music across the years and see how it mixes and matches with various wine choices. Classic standards and memorable vocalists create a festive mood and create an upbeat backdrop for any...

Invite a small group of interesting friends over, about 6 to 8 people. Play 4 to 6 different albums and serve 4 to 6 different kinds of wine. Give your guests cards to fill out. These cards can be downloaded by clicking on the Wine...