How to REALLY pair wine with food?


Would you drink a glass of Sauvignon Blanc while eating an orange? Or while eating salted chips? These two questions arose as I was reading a few extracts from the book This is Not a Wine Guide, by Chris Morrison which describes some wine-food pairings on the basis of things like Acid + Acid, Acid … Continue reading How to REALLY pair wine with food?

Alsace, a foodie photographer’s dream, a nibbler’s nightmare!


Is there any finer place than the Alsace region of France for food, wine and architecture? Wine tasting is a delight with friendly Cooperatives in Turckheim and Ribeauville, family domaines in towns and villages surrounded by the vines, and bars and restaurants selling the local wines by the glass, carafe and bottle often with the … Continue reading Alsace, a foodie photographer’s dream, a nibbler’s nightmare!

How to Build a Cheese Board Like a Pro | Wine Enthusiast Magazine


Matching food with wine is as much an art as a science, it involves matching flavours certainly, but visual appeal is essential too and creating your own cheese board is a perfect example of how to enhance almost every sensory input. This article I came across has it all and is well worth reading and … Continue reading How to Build a Cheese Board Like a Pro | Wine Enthusiast Magazine