Matching the right wines with specific foods can be intimidating and unnecessarily off-putting. But it is a fact that a well-chosen wine does indeed have the ability to enhance the enjoyment of almost any dining experience.
Do you love entertaining and sharing great food, great wine, and witty repartee with friends, family, and co-workers? Are you planning those summer menus? Of course, selecting the right wine is... wait, wait. No. That's the whole point: there is no "right" wine, no perfect pairing that will titillate the table and put everyone in vinous heaven.
Dinner with wine used to be simple. With modern fusion cuisine and wines from new regions around the world, the choices -- and confusion -- are great. It helps to start with the basic principles of food and wine pairing as they still provide a basis for experimenting with new world cuisine.
One of the most stressful elements of throwing a party -- outside of the preparation -- is trying to figure out what wine to serve guests. If you're dining on turkey, is white a must? Or can you serve...
Even though beer has the title for fans' favourite Super Bowl bevvie, there are some solid wine options out there for those not interested in the suds.