Food Pairings

English Sparkling Wine Pairing Dinner Chez Vintners’ Hall with Searcys

#EnglishWineWeek certainly calls from some English Fizz too and this is what was on offer during a special ‘wine pairing dinner’ at Vintners’ Hall, London. A three course dinner and reception supported by the sparkling wines of Furleigh Estate and Nyetimber with Searcys being the evening hosts to welcome a selection of press and valued…

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Cheers to a Healthy Body with Champagne and Sushi

Are preserved and fermented foods good for your health? Let’s take sushi and Champagne as an example. There are many different types of sushi, but the most popular is Makizushi. The term makizushi refers to rolled sushi — a filling of fish or veggie wrapped in vinegared sushi rice and nicely wrapped in toasted nori…

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Pairing Prosecco DOC with fine foods by Head Chef Danilo Cortellini

Though Prosecco has had a very good time of recent years with increasing sales and fans across the world, it has also taken on the tag of being the cheaper sparkling wine alternative especially against the likes of Champagne. I do not really want to compare the two, but for consumers it is still very…

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Champagne, Fried Food’s Best Friend

Champagne: a celebratory drink for every victory and a companion to most food types. Not to be mistaken for sparkling wine, which is basically its own category, Champagne is granted its name by the place it is made in — Champagne, France. This ichor from France has been paired with so many types of food,…

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So, Which is the Best Champagne to Pair with Shellfish?

What we must remember here is that not only are there many types of shellfish offering many flavours and ways of being prepared and served, Champagne also gives us great diversity in styles and suitability in pairing with certain foods. Without doubt, Champagne is a popular wine now to be placed on a wine list for food…

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Fine Dining at Margot with the World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly

Fine Dining at Margot with the World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly

I do enjoy the range of Champagne from Deutz as they offer so much in the style and quality of this great wine region enabling them all to easily be paired with fine foods as well as being enjoyed on their own. Each of their range is unique and holds its own personality that is expressed…

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Cheese Please Though with Champagne or English Fizz Medal Winning Wines?

Battle of the bubbles, English Fizz vs Champagne, sparkling wine and cheese parties and more have happened a great many times that these headlines are not really head turning anymore… But here we just wanted to put to battle two Gastronomic medal winning sparkling wines, Champagne vs English Sparkling Wine, with some fine soft cheese….

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Burger and Fries with Champagne Please!

“What’s for dinner tonight?” “Burger and chips…. ” “Oh?” “Homemade burger and chips that is!” “Ah! Let me find a Champagne to go with that then… ” I certainly don’t mind this style of dinner in our household, a chance to get the fingers greasy and pretend that we can cook a homemade burger as…

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Fine Fizz fit for Festive Fun

Over the last year or so I have done a lot of travelling and visiting many of the top sparkling wine regions of the world from exploring the family producers of Georgia to guided tours of the fabulous sparkling wines produced here on home soil. What sticks in my mind when it comes to sparkling…

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