Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Sweetness in Food Rule

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Hi. I’m teaching you the real rules of food and wine pairing. Real rule number two is very important and it’s about sweetness, and here it is. Sweetness in food makes sweetness in wine go away. Sweet food will make wine tasteless sweet. In other words, more acidic and a little bit flatter. Now if […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Red Wine with Meat

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Let’s talk about the wine pairing rule, that I’m sure you’ve heard, which is red wine with meat. It’s a really good rule, I’ve got to tell you. There’s a reason that red wine with meat is repeated all the time. The reason is, that it works. Here’s why it works. Red meat, red meat […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Red Wines & Spicy Food

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Let’s talk about pairing wine with spicy food, specifically red wines. If we’re going to pair red wine with spicy food, you’re probably talking about a nice, rich dish made with pork or maybe with beef. Maybe a blackened beef tenderloin, or maybe a chicken molet or a cumin crusted pork roast, or maybe a […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Wine & Milk Chocolate

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Let’s talk about wine pairing and milk chocolate. Milk chocolate is delicious. It’s very light, sometimes very rich, it will melt in your mouth and it’s usually very very sweet. All of those things can be a little bit of a tough match for wine. So milk chocolate has some very very strict rules when […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Wine & Dark Chocolate

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Let’s talk about pairing wine with dark chocolate. Many people just love to pair wine with dark chocolate, especially red wine, and if you’re, if you ask me, a sweet red wine is the perfect match for dark chocolate. A ruby Port, a late harvest Zinfandel, or a sparkling Shiraz, but what a lot of […]