Food Pairings

Cremant and Food Pairing

Crémant and Food Pairing

Sparkling wines from France which are made outside of the Champagne designated regions are commonly known as Crémant of which there are several appellations made of local grape varieties from each area giving each a unique taste identity. What is Crémant? Made in the same way as Champagne with the same degree of passion and…

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5 Cheese with 5 Sparkling Wines

Pair Cheese With Sparkling Wine

Who doesn’t love either of the ingredients in the title – Cheese and Sparkling Wines! Where though do we start when it comes to pairing them together, a growing trend and a very rewarding one too if you can get the perfect match? I have had many a fine cheese and fizz tasting and there…

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Graf Hardegg with Hard Boiled Egg

The Graf Hardegg label really caught my eye when the entries came in for The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018 – I immediately said to myself, I need to pair this sparkling wine from Austria with some kind of dish combining the odd hard boiled egg or two. Firstly, the winery, holding a…

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Pirani Prosecco Extra Dry and Pasta Agnesi dish

Prosecco and Pasta

It’s an easy combination, not much in preparation time and neither in costs, simple and easy to do that we can all do this pairing at home without thinking – It’s Prosecco and pasta. Pasta, dating back to 1271, if the discovery in the XIII Century by Marco Polo is to be believed, which then…

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BBQ and Fizz

Many of us have enjoyed a barbecue or two be it at home or as an invited guest when the sun is shining and it is warm outside the urge will always be there to suggest cooking and eating outside. There are many surveys out there on people’s eating habits and BBQ facts; those living…

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Veggie Burgers and Fizz

We wanted to take a quick look at Vegetarian burgers and pairing with Champagne and sparkling wines – There is a big choice these days for vegetarians (and vegans too) for burgers, not only can you accomplish fine tasting homemade options you can also pop to your local grocery store / supermarket and in most…

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Truffle Hunter Tagliatelle and Porcini Risotto with Fizz

The versatility of sparkling wines to pair with foods from around the world is certainly now something accepted and embraced both by wine professionals and everyday consumers. No longer are we stuck with a blinkered view that only certain wines should accompany foods, we are seeing the likes of Fish & Chips and Champagne or…

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Apple Crumble and Fizz

Sunday afternoon and what better weekend dessert than a good old homemade apple crumble, originating during the World War II food rationing and unsurprisingly named as the nation’s favourite dessert in a poll by glossy Olive Magazine. So what glass of bubbly should accompany this rather sweet toothed themed dish and especially if you are…

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Which Italian fizz can impress Italian friends and cooking

Italy, for me, is one of my favourite countries that I have visited, it seems to have it all from lifestyle to architecture, from weather to the delights you will find there on the table. Trying to impress Italian friends is hard enough as it is though to do so by bringing to a party…

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