Food Pairings

The best wine for Camembert is Prosecco

Which is the best Sparkling Wine to go with Creamy Cheese?

One of the most popular pairings for wine, almost any style of wine, will have to be cheese. The variety of flavours that both wines and cheese hold gives us a near infinite pairing combination to explore. There are dry, strong, creamy, fruity, spicy, sweet, herbal and much more in both wine and cheese tasting…

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Champagne Autréau – Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru NV - Paired with Fillet Steak

Fillet Steak and Champagne

A popular choice, and usually the most expensive, at restaurants and especially for meat / beef lovers is the fillet steak. The tender cut that is taken from inside the sirloin and holding very little fat, be it grilled, pan fried, barbecued or more, this dish can be rare to well done, offering a wonderful…

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Pisoni Trentodoc paired with Poussin

Pisoni Trentodoc paired with Poussin

“Poussin, sometimes also referred to as “coquelet” is a butchers term for a young chicken. Our Poussin are a breed that is naturally slow-growing, so you get meat that’s young and tender yet thoroughly flavourful.” Gressingham Poussin It is more frequent that we are suggested sparkling wines to pair with our dishes when we dine…

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Motzenbäcker and Venison Burgers

Motzenbäcker – German Sparkling Wine Motzenbäcker has a history dating back to 1758, currently, 4 generations of the Menger-Krug family is helping in creating Motzenbäckers Wines & Sparkling Wines, they all have their own specialist fields and gift new ideas to their Wine & Sparkling Wine, they all reside in the wine estate Krug´scher Hof…

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Bangers and Mash with English Sparkling Wine Ridgeview

Fireworks and Bangers!

I’m not speaking about the loud explosions and amazing light display here, I’m speaking about sparkling wine and sausages! “British sausages being called bangers seems to be a historical legacy, a colloquial term left over from war time when sausages sometimes exploded in the pan when you cooked them. We started calling sausages bangers sometime…

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Steyer and Scottish Haggis

Scottish Haggis and a Glass of Fizz

At the Glass of Bubbly awards we have set our trophy categories to be consumer friendly and also to help people when it comes to what sparkling wine to pair with which dish / food. With our awards in mind and a suggestion that we look at one of our next food pairings to be…

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Deseado and Raspberry Ripple Cake

Raspberry Ripple Cake and a Trophy Winning Sparkling Wine

There are quite a few amazing sparkling wines that are permanently stored in my memory bank and sometimes those saved taste sensations come back to life following me enjoying certain foods – I frequently say to myself, “now that wine would pair perfectly with this dish”. I recently over indulged by placing in my shopping…

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The Perfect French Breakfast – Champagne & Croissants

It’s always nice to treat yourself and start your day with a nice breakfast, you can’t go wrong with Champagne and Croissants. Champagne Julien Prélat “In The Image Of Its Time” Champagne Julien Prélat is a young winery compared to the other Champagnes out there, their story started in 2000, but that doesn’t mean they…

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Strawberry Desserts With Slovenian Sparkling Wine

Pairing Strawberry delights with Slovenian Sparkling Wine. From the country of love to a romantic strawberry treat, we have two Sparkling Wines and two strawberry delights to enjoy in this article. Slovenia loves ‘love’, they even have it in their name, SLOVEnia, also their capital is called Ljubljana, which translates into ‘the loved one’, so…

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