January 17, 2021

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Here’s an easy guide for food and wine pairing found in Food & Wine Magazine.

White Wines
Champagne is perfect with anything salty
Sauvignon Blanc goes with tart dressings and sauces
Grüner Veltliner when a dish has lots of fresh herbs
Pinot Grigio Pairs with light fish dishes
Chardonnay For fatty fish or fish in a rich sauce
Off-Dry Riesling Pairs with sweet & spicy dishes
Moscato d’Asti loves fruit desserts

Rosé Wines
Rosé Champagne is great with dinner, not just hors d’oeuvres
Dry Rosé For rich, cheesy dishes

Red Wines
Pinot Noir is great for dishes with earthy flavors
Old World Wines and Old World dishes are intrinsically good together
Malbec won’t be overshadowed by sweet-spicy barbecue sauces
Zinfandel For pâtés, mousses and terrines
Cabernet Sauvignon is fabulous with juicy red meat
Syrah Matches with highly spiced dishes

To find Food & Wine’s suggested recipes, http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/15-rules-for-great-wine-and-food-pairings   To find Uncorkedonline’s suggested wines, just ask us!