Matching wine with different foods is an art. Whether you have guests coming in a few minutes and need some quick advice or you want to learn a bit more about how to pair wine and food in general this article is for you.
What does wine pairing mean?
Why do we drink wine with food?
You’ve probably heard the term “wine pairing” before, but what does it mean? Pairing food and wine is the process of matching dishes to wines based on flavour, body and other characteristics to enhance the dining experience. This is typically done with dinner, however, you can pair wine with just about any meal or snack.
When should you drink wine? Before, after or during your meal?
Well, drinking your wine beforehand kind of defeats the purpose of wine pairing. It’s also a surefire way to get you drunk very quickly. So, rather than drinking on an empty stomach, enjoy your wine during your meal. However, there are dessert wines, such as Port and Sherry, which are made for just that, dessert.
How to Pair Wine & Food:
Wine and Food Pairing Guides
Meat / Cheese & Wine Pairing Guides
Easy Guide to Pairing Wine and Cheese
Charcuterie & Wine Pairings
Wine & Seafood Pairings
Vegan / Vegetarian Food & Wine Pairing Guides
Vegetarian Recipes & Wine Pairings
Fresh Herb & Wine Pairings
Wine Pairings for Breakfast
Wine Pairings for Breakfast / Brunch Foods
Eggs Benedict & Wine Pairings
Pairing Wine & Desserts / Snacks:
Junk Food & Wine Pairings
Donut & Wine Pairings
Chocolate & Wine Pairings
Seasonal / Holiday Food & Wine Pairings
Valentine’s Day Dinner Wine Pairings
Easter Dinner Wine Pairings
Fall Comfort Food & Wine Pairings
Thanksgiving Dinner Wine Pairings
Thanksgiving Leftover Wine Pairings
Halloween Candy & Wine Pairings
Christmas Wine Pairings
Holiday Dinner Wine Pairings
Specific Cuisine & Food Pairings
Southern Food & Wine Pairings
Popular Foods & Wine Pairings
Pizza & Wine Pairings
Comfort Food & Wine Pairings
Game Day Wine Pairings
Wine Pairings for Events:
Wine Pairings for Bridal Shower
Wine Pairing Guide for Weddings
Wine Pairings for Weddings
Wine Pairings for Dinner Parties
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