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Pairing fresh fruit and wine

Pairing food and wine can be a lot of fun, and individually the food and wine can combine in interesting and exciting ways to enhance the experience of both. The idea of food and wine pairing is usually associated with formal lunches or dinners, perhaps in a restaurant or at home. In any event, we […]

More than just an aperitif: 3 pairing cava that you cannot miss

You may think of Cava is merely an aperitif, to be had before a meal or when making a toast. Perhaps it will surprise you to learn that Cava is in fact a highly versatile wine when it comes to food pairing. Cava can be light and refreshing, all the way up to rich and […]

15 Unexpected and Crazy Wine Pairings

Sure, white wine goes best with fish, red wine goes best with beef and rosé goes best with sunshine. They may be clichéd pairings but clichés are clichés for a reason; because they work. But no one wants to play by the rules all the time. If you don’t experiment you run the risk on […]

Pairing great wine enhances fabulous dishes & wonderful memories

Correct pairing of food with wine is an art that food connoisseurs have wonderfully and enticingly conjured up in presenting their culinary skills. Their unmatched innovations in this regard are sure-fire. Taking their baton, thousands of chefs worldwide match wines with a range of matching cuisines that food lovers all over the world appreciate. In […]

Food pairing tips for light red wines

Wine and food is a great combination, and it seems that the possibilities are endless when it comes to food and wine pairings. One very popular rule of thumb is that red wine goes with (red) meat and that white wine goes with lighter proteins like poultry and fish. This guideline has remained popular for […]

The best French cuisine to pair with fine Bordeaux wines

The French are world famous for their food and wine, and rightly so. French haut cuisine can be found on restaurant menus wherever you go, and no serious wine list is complete without a selection of French wines from regions like Burgundy, Champagne and the Rhône Valley. When it comes to food and wine pairing, […]

Learn how to pair food with sweet wines

Most wine is made in a “dry” style, which means that there is little or no residual sugar leftover after the winemaking process. One of the beautiful things about wine is its diversity, however, so never forget that there are some wonderful sweet wines out there, too!

How to pair Spanish wines with your picnic

There’s nothing better than making the most of the last of the summer sunshine by packing a picnic and heading out into the Great Outdoors. But, while most of us tend to concentrate on the food we’re taking, throwing in a bottle of something sparkling as an afterthought, the right wines can turn a simple […]