Food Pairings

Champagne & Oysters

Why Champagne and Oysters?

For many there will be a love hate relationship here straight away, let me guess that it’s the Champagne that you love and the Oysters that you hate? I must be honest, though I have engaged in this pairing a couple of times over the years, it will not appear highly in my list of…

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Ratafia Champenois and Soft Cheese

Ratafia Champenois and Cheese Pairings

One of the most amazing taste experiences between a wine and cheese for me is that of Ratafia Champenois and soft (creamy) cheese. The combination of the creamy savoury flavours of the cheese brings about an amazing warm honey and caramel explosion in the palate and concludes in prolonged nutty, creamy, prune and many more…

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Roast Dinner vs Champagne

English Roast Dinner vs Champagne

England vs France and this time there isn’t a ball or a tackle to be seen, we are instead looking are culinary delights alongside what some see as the world’s most famous sparkling wine. A short distance of just 20.7 miles separates these two famous countries (South Foreland to Cap Gris Nez) with the English…

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Mince Pies and English Sparkling Wine

Mince Pies are one of the most festive treats to enjoy around Christmas, whenever you think of them, you think of Christmas. Mince Pies first originated from England during the 13th century, back when they were first made, they were known as Christmas pies, mutton pies or shrid pies. they used to be made with…

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The Perfect Sparkling Wine For Your Christmas Cakes

Christmas is the perfect time of year to indulge yourself in the delights of the chocolaty, creamy and sweet spices of the festive season, Cakes, Biscuits, Pies and more, you’re bound to enjoy one during the Christmas season and if you would like to find the perfect Sparkling Wine to enjoy alongside it, then keep…

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Patisserie Desserts with Biddenden English Sparkling Wine

Do you want an amazing selection of Sweet Pastries for a very affordable price? Then look no further than Iceland’s 10 Patisserie Selection, available for only £5. This is a perfect selection to get for Christmas, there’s something for everyone inside unless you’re having 11 people coming over, in that case, you’ll have to share….

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The Best Champagne for your Turkey Christmas Dinner

The Best Champagne for your Turkey Christmas Dinner

For those of us celebrating Christmas with a traditional turkey dinner on the 25th, it is highly likely that a drink or two during cooking and eating will take place. As Christmas time is a celebration for many then sparkling wines and especially Champagne are likely to make an appearance. It is said that around…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Sea Bass?

Fish and Sparkling Wine often go hand in hand as a great paring, so finding that extra special taste, requires that extra touch. Sea Bass can be cooked in a variety of different ways, the only real limit is your imagination, whether you like the Sea Bass to be the only flavour hitting your palate…

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Prosecco and Salads

Salad and Prosecco. Really?

With a choice of 16 different lettuce types and a mixture of ways in which to prepare them and what ingredients to add, salads can never be seen as dull and boring. From seafood to mixed beans, with or without dressing and opting for tossed or not, salads are in fact a very popular dish…

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