Food Pairings

A Taste Of Argentina

Let’s venture across the Atlantic into South America, to the beautiful country of Argentina, while over there we will be eating one of their national dishes and tasting one of their Sparkling Wines. Today we are making Choripán with Chimichurri Sauce and pairing it with a bottle of Jasmine Monet’s Organic Brut Nature Sparkling Wine….

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With A Lemon Meringue Pie?

One of the best lemon desserts out there, the Lemon Meringue Pie consists of shortened pastry, lemon curd and meringue. Lemon Meringue Pie was probably first created in the 1700s, there is a written reference to a custard, baked meringue and ‘citron’ (which can be used to refer to lemon) dessert, called ‘crême meringuée’ published…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Enchiladas

There comes a time in every day when you venture into the kitchen and find yourself wondering what to have for dinner, will you go for a quick and easy ready meal, will you place something in the oven and wait until it’s cooked or will you find something which you’ve never tried before and…

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I’d Do Anything For Love – Meatloaf and Champagne Pairing

Whenever someone mentions Meatloaf, your mind will either go to one of two places, Meatloaf the dish or Meat Loaf the world famous singer, whichever one comes to your mind first depends on you. This time we’re talking about Meatloaf the dish, the hearty ground beef shaped into a loaf and sliced like bread. You…

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Chicken Stir Fry and Sparkling Wine

Where Did Stir Fry Originate? When looking for the origins of the Stir Fry, you will find yourself in China where the technique originated. When Did It Originate? Scholars have researched and put together a fairly clear history which they believe to be true, during the Han Dynasty of 206 B.C. – 220 A.D. they…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Teriyaki Chicken?

Teriyaki is of Japanese origins, it’s a cooking technique that originated in Japanese cuisine Why Call It Teriyaki? Teriyaki is derived from the noun teri (照り), which refers to the shine/glaze which appears after on the meats it gets spread on. When Was It First Made? It’s believed by food historians that teriyaki was first…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Apple Pie?

The Apple Pie is an English Dish, it was first made in England, although the Americans might be the ones who enjoy it the most. The English Apple Pie isn’t without its influences, from countries like the Netherlands, France and the Ottoman Empire. The first record of the apple pie was written in England, in…

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What Sparkling Wine To Pair With Duck à l’Orange?

Duck à l’Orange, a succulent roasted duck, crispy and crackling skin, coated in a brown sauce made from beef or veal stock with the juice and zest of an orange. Duck à l’Orange, canard à l’orange or orange duck is traditionally known as a French dish, believed either to have been enjoyed since 1533, in…

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Guylian Chocolate and Sparkling Wine

Sparkling Wine and Chocolate is one of those combinations that is very much a love or hate, to the people Sparkling Wine and Chocolate may sound very romantic and delicious, but to industry professionals, the combination sometimes causes disagreements. So I will leave it up to you to decide whether Sparkling Wine and Chocolate is…

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