Pinot Noir Wine Pairing Recipes

Browse our collection of trusted recipes chosen to pair perfectly with Pinot Noir.

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Oregon Salmon Patties

Rating: 4.52 stars
Excellent recipe for canned or fresh salmon patties. This recipe is from the Oregon coast.

Coq au Vin

Rating: 3.62 stars
This is a French chicken dish cooked with vegetables, herbs and burgundy wine that is absolutely marvelous. I make it for special occasions and am always complimented on it. Serve with hot cooked noodles, crusty French bread and a green salad, if desired.

Canadian Cedar Planked Salmon

Rating: 4.64 stars
Planked salmon is a method of cooking and smoking salmon that has been used for many years. Make sure to use natural (no preservatives) red cedar. The salmon is slow cooked, which produces a rich, smoky flavor. Guests enjoy the wonderful taste of this specially prepared salmon.

Awesome Roast Beef

Rating: 4.41 stars
This rump roast in mushroom soup and beef broth is tender and very moist. It's made in the slow cooker, and is very easy to make. Raw vegetables, such as carrots and potatoes, may be added at the start of the cooking time, if desired. My whole family loves this recipe. The leftovers also make great roast beef sandwiches.

Spicy Rapid Roast Chicken

Rating: 4.51 stars
This is the kind of recipe that you just throw together. No need to truss or fuss. Pop it into a very hot oven and it is ready in a hurry.

All American Roast Beef

Rating: 4.5 stars
This is your basic everyday eye round roast beef. Simply cooked to perfection. Serve it to family or company. The secret is in the time cooked. 20 minutes per pound at 375 degrees.


Rating: 4.43 stars
Here is a great recipe for moussaka, a Greek dish. It includes sliced eggplant baked in a ground beef sauce and then smothered in a thin white sauce.

Roasted Duck

Rating: 4.61 stars
I made this last year out of the blue, and my whole family enjoyed it. We had never had duck before, and it was a nice exchange for the traditional turkey. We served it with all the usual side dishes.

Slow Cooker Roast Beef

Rating: 4.49 stars
Excellent roast beef with plenty of juices which can be thickened for gravy.

Northern Ontario Partridge (Ruffed Grouse)

Rating: 4.5 stars
This was my Scottish grandmother's recipe for partridge, also commonly known as ruffed grouse. Partridge breasts are seared in bacon grease, then roasted in a simple wine sauce and served with a rich gravy.

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 4.42 stars
Portobello mushrooms are the steaks of the mushroom family. Here there marinated and grilled, yummy!

Garlic Prime Rib

Rating: 4.8 stars
Quick and easy marinade and so tasty, I was trusted with this recipe but I can't keep it to myself!

Inspiration and Ideas

12 Best Recipes to Pair with Pinot Noir
So versatile, Pinot Noir is great with poultry, salmon, and meat dishes.
Sean's Falafel and Cucumber Sauce
Rating: Unrated
This is a great recipe for falafel. Everyone that I have made it for loves it. Yum!

Beef Bourguignon II

Rating: 4.44 stars

Hearty, tender beef in a sumptuous red wine sauce. This is an easy and tasty dish. Definitely not the normal casserole.