Food Pairings

Pizza and Prosecco

Prosecco Styles Pairing with Seafood Pizza

In recent weeks I have been doing an awful lot of Prosecco tastings not least with the recent introduction of the Rosé Millesimato to the market, but also for Instagram lives and Vivino reviews. Prosecco is such an easy to drink wine, slightly less alcohol compared to Champagne with usually 11% compared to 12.5/13% respectively,…

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Champagne Roger Brun La Pelle 2013 and Lobster

Champagne and Excellent Food Pairings

Champagne wines best express themselves when served chilled. Immersing a Champagne wine bottle into a bucket of ice cubes lets it chill gradually, providing the best wine. A well-chilled Champagne bottle suits all celebrations, including birthdays, wedding days, or anniversaries. This effervescent indulgence exists in different flavours, styles, and hues. Vintage Rose Champagnes offer unmatched…

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Sweet and Spicy Valentine’s Pairings

Like with many events of the past year, this forthcoming Valentine’s Day may be like no other. It was snowing at the time of writing this article, and I personally couldn’t think of anything I’d like more than spending time indoors and really enjoying the flavours of the suggestions below. Whether you are by yourself…

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Fizz & Treats for Republic Day

The day India officially became a Republic is marked on 26th January every year. At the time of writing, Boris Johnson the UK Prime Minister had been invited as Chief Guest for the occasion in 2021 however had to cancel the trip due to the situation with Covid at home and globally. Although Indian independence…

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Fish and Chips with English Sparkling Wine

English Sparkling Wine with Fish & Chips

When it comes to traditional English cuisine then fish and chips remains in amongst the top option for being not only one of the most popular dishes still today to also what many people globally would associate with the English. Not haute cuisine and neither what many would say is healthy eating, to be honest…

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Champagne and Chocolate - Yes or No

Champagne & Chocolate: Yes or No?

I am quite surprised how, what will sound to many as, the perfect pairing can also generate much opposition and especially from wine professionals. It is quite simply a love or hate combination, it’s either yes or its a cardinal sin of judgements – I want to take a look at pairing Champagne and Chocolate…

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Champagne Roger Brun 3 3 and Food pairings

The Champagne for every Restaurateurs’ Wine List

One of the many delights when visiting a restaurant is taking a peek at the wine list. The size and content will vary tremendously from the style of restaurant, such as fast food outlets to Michelin star, to the style of cuisine on offer from Sushi to traditional French cuisine that will all have persuasion…

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Inspiration Diwali Menu

Inspiration Diwali Menu – Food and Fizz

Diwali is a time of year where comfort food is enjoyed for Hindu families all over the world. Needless to say this year (2020) will lend itself to a very different experience than normal for those of us in the UK. The menu is always vegetarian, however most people probably don’t know that a lot…

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Rosé Champagne and Chocolate

We’ve paired Champagne with Chocolate and Prosecco with Chocolate before, but never with Rosé Champagne, so I’m looking forward to the red fruit flavours that will be hopefully added to the Chocolate. After our 50 Shades of Rosé Tasting, where Fox & Fox Mosaic Rosé Brut 2015 won first place, we put aside and paired…

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