Food Pairings

Samosas & English Sparkling Wine

When you think of a trusty Indian snack, most will think of a samosa, particularly if you are in the UK. An onion bhaji could come in a close 2nd, but a samosa tends to feature in most Indian regions and can have a slightly different flavour and look depending on where you go. It…

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The Best Wine for spicy hot sardines

The Best Sparkling Wine for Spicy Sardines

If you are looking for a sparkling wine to pair with spicy dishes then rosé examples are always a great place to start your search. Depending on the types of foods and level of spiciness, then there are many wonderful sparkling wines which are rosé to choose from such as labels from Prosecco, Champagne, Cava,…

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Leterre Dry Prosecco Asolo

The Fruits of Asolo with LETERRE (Prosecco Superiore)

What many people do not know is that there are many different styles of Prosecco of many different regions and at varying levels of quality. Isn’t it exciting when we place a bottle of Prosecco in our shopping basket / trolley with the great anticipation of chilling, popping and pouring it later. No doubt we…

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The Best Wine for Sardines

The Best Sparkling Wine for Sardines

As per usual, I am tasked with popping to the local supermarket to pick up some bread and milk and yet I come back with several bags full of foods and a receipt as long as your arm – “You were only meant to get two things” was the exasperated words thrown at me as…

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Coq au vin and Champagne

Three generations together, enjoying the wonders of the world inside a kitchen. Today we’re making my Grandad’s Coq au vin recipe, which he found and then adapted to his liking and now we’re sharing it with you. Coq au vin originated from France, in Dijon in the Burgundy region, it involves chicken, red wine, usually…

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Bolney Wine Estate Magnum with Scottish Haggis

English vs Scottish Flings

Fling is quite an interesting word when you look into it with over 1,800 Synonyms for the word along with varied verbs. For many, it is the action of throwing, though it could also be seen as per the extramarital affair side of things, past tense even to embrace such phrases as he flung his…

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Enjoy the High Seas with Seabass & High Clandon English Sparkling Wine

From the oceans of the British Isle to the English countryside, there are wonders in every corner of this great nation and a great variety to enjoy from fish to English Sparkling Wine. Fish and Fizz are a combination, with them both bringing out flavours in each other, an elegant English Sparkling Wine like this…

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Champagne and Venison

The elegance of Champagne and the tenderness of Venison both working together to create a perfect dinner. The word Venison arrived in England during the 11th century Norman Conquest and the establishment of Royal Forests, it comes from the Latin word, ‘Venari’. The meat comes from elk or deer, or in South Africa, antelope. Champagne…

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Tomato and Basil Salad with Summer Fizz

Although the dish looks like a simple one, it is a dish packed with flavour, it will require a Sparkling Wine that is capable of working with the Tomato & Basil Salad, so I picked a Silver Medal Winner in the Summer Days Category, as this salad is one to enjoy when the sun is…

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