Pairing Wines with Other Foods - The Basics

Cheese is the classic pairing for wine, but of course there are a whole load of other foods that are enhanced by selecting the right wine to compliment them. Here is our simple guide to matching wines with your favourite dish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beef Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah

Lamb Tempranillo (Rioja), Carmenere

Pork Pinot Noir, Oaked Chardonnay

Chicken Unoaked Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc

Fish Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc

Seafood Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadet

Pasta / Pizza Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Chianti

Curry Viognier, Riesling (beer is even better)

Chinese Viognier, Riesling

Asian Riesling, Gewürztraminer