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Wine & Food Pairing Quick Chart.


I found this little intro chart via http://www.barinacraft.com. It’s a very useful, basic chart to matching wines with food. I hope this helps.

Wine & Food Pairing Quick Chart | Home Bar Guide:

Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay Merlot Pinot Noir Riesling Sauvignon
Blanc
Zinfandel
cheese aged cheeses
Camembert
Gorgonzola
strong cheddar
havarti
mozzarella
Muenster
Provolone
aged cheddar
aged Gouda
Parmeson
Romano
Asiago
Cambozola
Fontina
Parmeson
Cheshire
Colby
Edam
Gouda
Feta
goat cheese
Gruyere
Ricotta
aged cheddar
Brie
Munster
herbs / spices bay leaf
juniper
rosemary
sage
saffron
sesame
shallots
tarragon
basil
Italian parsley
mint
thyme
basil
fennel
garlic
oregano
chervil
ginger
lemon
orange zest
chives
cilantro
creole
dill
black pepper
garlic
oregano
meat / poultry beef
game birds
leg of lamb
venison
chicken
pork
turkey
veal
beef
grilled meats
hamburgers
steak
duck
lamb
pheasant
pork chops
pork
prosciutto
sauted chicken
chicken
game hens
turkey
veal
BBQ ribs
pepper steak
quail
spicy sausage
sauces brown sauce
red wine sauce
tomato
bearnaise
creamy
light sauce
pesto
balsamic vinegar
bolognese
meat sauces
red sauce
mushroom
red sauce
tomato
chutney
cream sauce
light sauces
citrus
lemon or herb
light sauces
tomato vinaigrette
barbeque
cajun
salsa
spicy
seafood cioppino
seared tuna
crab
lobster
shrimp
white fish
grilled swordfish
salmon
tuna
grilled tuna
orange roughy
sushi w salmon
swordfish
lobster
sauted fish
sea bass
trout
calamari
clams
mussels
oysters
blackened fish
bouillabaise
cioppino


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