we think of a wine and cheese party we automatically think of red wine, but in
fact white wine is actually a much better partner for many types of cheese.
Read on to find out more about perfect cheese and wine pairings.
Do you ever wonder
why so many people automatically reach for a beer to go with African, Asian, or
Caribbean foods? Answer: Beer is refreshing, and it does not clash with the many
feisty, fiery flavors of chilies, herbs, spices and sauces that are the
signature of these many and varied cuisines. But don't put away your wine glasses just yet!
I hadn't been living in California for very long before I felt compelled visit wine country — a common side effect when one has only ever lived in northern climes and sunshine is a novelty. I was not disappointed. It's impossible to visit any California vineyard and not fall in love with the orderly rows of grape vines stretching to touch the distant hills, or the way food tastes when eaten outside in March, or yes, of course, the wine. If you want a little glimpse of what an afternoon in wine country feels like, specifically an afternoon in the Central Coast's "new" wine country, pick up this book and prepare to be transported.
I am a big advocate of how most foods and wines are pretty flexible when it comes
to wine pairing, there are a number of foods that are known to be challenging
in this domain. However, do not give up! Read on to find out what wines work
well with salad vinaigrette, hot and spicy foods, dessert, asparagus, artichokes and even Brussels sprouts.
Wine Pairing is a more of a
wine term or a concept than a wine word. It is also a term that can be
controversial, ambiguous and even cause anxiety. I am not one for imposing rigid rules when it comes to wine pairing, so what I offer are tips and guidelines rather than hard and fast rules.
you might not drink wine with every meal (or maybe you do!), there are times when a glass or two hits the spot, even if
the menu includes chicken fingers. No matter how low-key the fare, wine
advice from an expert brings it up a notch. With mac and cheese
on the menu recently, I got in touch with one of my favorite wine pros
for a recommendation.