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We love bacon. We love cooking bacon. We love cooking with bacon -- there’s a difference between those last two. Cooking bacon on its own is, well, cooking strips of bacon. But when you cook with bacon,  you’re using bacon as part of a recipe.
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Pairing a wine with a pork dish isn’t exactly a surprise. After all, pork meals have enough varieties that they cover the gamut of possibilities. A pork chop or pork tenderloin provides a hearty traditional meal. Pulled, shredded pork can be used in sandwiches or tacos. Bacon, our resident favorite here, acts as a wonderful side dish or can be used as filling, crust, or wrap for other foods to provide an accent or complementary flavor. With a wide range of food flavors comes a wide range of wine choices. You know what’s great about that? Options!
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If you want to dig past “it comes from pigs" into a deeper answer, we've got further info for you. Don't worry, that doesn't mean waxing philosophical (“bacon comes from the pig of your mind and soul"...nah); instead, we're gonna look at where the idea of crafting ham into bacon stems from and the physical cuts that make bacon.

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