Last year I did a great podcast with Mary Cressler on holiday food and wine pairings and what to look for when in the wine store. T’is the season and I thought it would be beneficial to re-post the post and podcast to help you with your holiday wine purchases and pairings.
stressful than holiday shopping. When
you walk into that wine shop you can be completely overwhelmed with the choices
you have in front of you. What wine to
pair with your dinner, dessert and then after you make the purchase you hope it
was the correct one.
blogger and consultant at Vindulge as
she dishes out some great advice on looking for that bottle(s) for the dinner
introduce your guests to new wines. Don’t
be afraid to go a little out of your comfort zone for that new wine.
Spanish Albarino goes well with seafood.
Avoid red and tannic wine but a nice Pinot Noir with Salmon is a nice pairing.
Cabernet Sauvignon, or Tempranillo from Rioja.
You want a rich and full bodied red wine.
or tenderloin, go with a Rhone style wine,. Syrah or Grenache.
the right direction. Tell them your
price range and if they make you feel uncomfortable, leave and don’t shop there.