Food Pairings

Arunda Brut Nature and Sea Bass

Arunda Brut Nature – Gastronomy Silver – Sea Bass, Lemon & Herbs

You will find Arunda (Sektkellerei) Winery far up in the northern part of Italy within the wine growing region of Trentino-Alto Adige region and what’s more, this fine sparkling wine producer is acknowledged as being the Highest in Europe (1,200m). “The 1,200 meters of altitude of Meltina were ideal for the refining of sparkling wines……

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Roast Beef and Red Sparkling Wine

British Roast Beef and Red Sparkling Wine from Slovenia, two great countries with a lot to offer. Slovenia has a lot of Sparkling Wine producers who turn out some amazing Sparkling Wines from reds, whites, rosé’s and some must-try vintages, but how many of you have tried Slovenian Sparkling Wine, you wouldn’t necessarily​ find it…

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Scampi and Fizz

The delicacies of the ocean once again have made their way to the dinner plate, this time we’re pairing Scampi with a Spring Fling Sparkling Wine from Slovenia. What is Scampi? To put it simply, it is a lobster, it goes by different names, Dublin Bay Prawn, Norway Lobster, Scampi and its official name Nephrops…

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Matured To Perfection – Cheddar and Fizz

Customer: How about Cheddar? Wenslydale: Well, I’m afraid we don’t get much call for it around these parts, sir. C: Not much call, It’s the single most popular cheese in the world! W: Not ’round these parts, sir. C: And pray what IS the most popular cheese ’round here? O: ‘Ilchester, sir. C: I see….

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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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