FOOD & WINE PAIRING
If the Sun and the moon are bound together, then the food has no other choice but to wed the wine and grant us delightful combinations. Fear of not succeeding in this pairing drives a lot of wine lovers to order just a beer. We will vanquish this fear with a few basic instructions on how to pair food and wine.
Advice #1: Basic feature pairing
Aroma intensity Intense scent
Sourness High Acidity
Sweetness Sweet taste
Salty Acidity or sweetness
Spicy Fruity flavor
Advice #2: Characteristics balance
The food’s “weight” needs to match that of the wine’s.
The tart taste of tannin's needs to be offset with fat and proteins.
Advice #3: Cooking style and wine
Cooking style Wine
Slow cooked Aged