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Are there basic principals for matching foods with wines?

The most important principal is to try and balance both the wine and food so neither overpowers the other.

What is important to keep in mind when matching wine with food?

Always keep in mind your personal preference when choosing combinations. Choose combinations you find satisfying.

Where can you find suggestions for matching wine and food?

Ask our sommelier for suggestions.

What wines go with specific types of food?

Many foods and wines make wonderful combinations, for example:

Asparagus Sauvignon Blanc
Consommé Fino Sherry
Foie Gras Sauternes
Oysters Champagne, Muscadet
Ham and Melon Pinot Grigio
Lamb, Beef Cabernets, Malbec
Roast Pork Pinot Noir, Tempranillo
Sushi Riesling, Italian Whites, Sauvignon Blanc
Fish with Butter Chardonnay
Goat's Cheese Sauvignon Blanc
Roquefort Sauternes
Stilton, Blue Cheeses Port
Apple Desserts Calvados
Chocolate Port, Cabernet Sauvignon

Are there certain foods that are impossible to match with a wine?

There are some foods that are very difficult to match with a wine, for example:

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Capers
  • Cheese
  • Chili
  • Chocolate
  • Eggs
  • Fennel
  • Horseradish
  • Lemon/Lime
  • Olives
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Truffles
  • Vinaigrette
  • Yogurt

Where can I go to learn how to match wine and food?

The Wine List of Summit often holds Food and Wine Matching Events.


 
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