Food Pairings

Canada’s National Dish With Sparkling Wine

Do you feel like a plate of chips covered in gravy and topped with cheese? The Canadians sure do, as Poutine is Canada’s National Dish That’s what we’re exploring today, the delightful flavours of Canada, let’s see how the plate pairs with the glass, combining Cheesy, Gravy Chips with Canadian Sparkling Wine. Le Cep d’Argent…

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White Meat and Fish with Champagne

Why White Meats and Champagne?

Most of us, even if not the biggest of wine fans, will know of the rule of thumb quote ‘white wine for white meats (and fish) and red wine for red meats’. Depending on the style and quality of the wine chosen, this phrase is relatively a safe bet in most cases and worthy of…

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Octopus and Sake – A Taste of Japan

The Octopus is considered a delicacy, it’s mainly enjoyed in Asia and the Mediterranean, but can be enjoyed all over the world, we’re taking this opportunity to pair the Octopus with two different bottles of Sake, Rice Wine from Japan, to see how the two flavours combine, but first, let’s find out a little about…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Deviled Eggs?

The wonderful, the heavenly, the devilishly delicious, Deviled Eggs possess a name of evil, but in fact, deliver a taste of virtue. The Deviled Eggs can also be referred to as Dressed Eggs, Russian Eggs or Stuffed Eggs, the simple way of explaining them would be to boil an egg, cut it in half, remove…

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Christmas Pudding With Sparkling Wine

Welcome to Christmas, the festivities are well underway and the countdown is nearing an end, one of the hallmarks of the Christmas Season is Christmas Pudding, loved or hated by the public, it is a part of Christmas that originated from the Medieval times. Christmas Pudding’s Delicious History The loved and traditional Christmas Pudding is…

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Mince Pies and Fizz For Christmas

Nearly 800 million mince pies are enjoyed each year by the British public alone, with Mr. Kipling being the largest producer of them, creating up to 2,160 mince pies every minute. Mince Pies were first created in England during the 13th century, back when they were first made, they were known as Christmas pies, mutton…

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Canapés and Fizz

Planning a fancy get-together, dinner party, or the social event of the year – one thing that will certainly get the evening started is a selection of finely crafted Canapés, and if you’re really going all out, then pop open a few bottles of bubbly to enjoy alongside, this will certainly be an evening to…

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Why Champagne Rosé and Desserts pair so well

The Relationship Between Desserts & Rosé Champagnes

Rosé Champagne is usually that touch more special, right? Certainly a few £s more when we look to purchase a bottle compared to their brut (white versions) – This is via the marketplace setting the price, not the cost to produce it, as many white Champagnes are made with black grapes anyway. Could we say…

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Does Vegan Sparkling Wine Pair Well With (Veggie) Spag Bol?

The nights are getting colder and it is time for more autumnal, wholesome food. I realised that it had been months (maybe longer!) since I’d made spaghetti bolognese – at home, we’ve switched out to quorn mince for a number of years. Much like Indian food, it may not be what one thinks when it…

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