What's The Best or Most Interesting Food/Wine Pairing You've Encountered?

Discussion in 'Pairing Food and Wine' started by sgsvirgil, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. sgsvirgil

    sgsvirgil

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    I guess I'll start.

    Chili and Syrah. The pepper and spice in the chili really worked well with the Syrah. In fact, Syrah pairs nicely with spices, especially black pepper.

    I was a lot younger when I tried this.
     
  2. chefross

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    A rarely viewed white wine that I love is Viognier. It is like a bouquet of flowers and goes well with Asian cuisine that encompasses fruit.
     
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    This is also one of my favorites that I don't feel gets as much love as it deserves. But then again, I really love most of the "Rhone" wines, whether they be red or white.
     
  4. sgsvirgil

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    Indeed, I love Viognier. Its my second favorite white wine closely behind Gruner Veltliner. I find that both of these wines have an exceptional ability to pair beautifully with seafood, especially when prepared with aromatic herbs.

    @chefross I agree 100% - I think Vionier goes very well with Asian food, too.
     
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    Sarah Moulton expressing her love of red wine paired with fish
     
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    Absolutely......I love a Grenache or a Pinot Noir with fish.......
     
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    This sounds adorable. I have not tried yet as I am into beer from my younger days. But I will give it a shot, hope works better for me!