5 Basic Food and Wine Pairing Concepts

Staff Writer
Never be fooled by food and wine pairings again

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

We’re heading full steam into the holiday season, the time of year most people find themselves in front of seemingly endless shelves of wine wondering what to buy.

You know what you like, that’s not the problem, it’s trying to figure out what to bring to a dinner party or what to serve the in-laws or friends who look up to you as the wine guy or gal.

Relax, it’s not all that difficult. Just remember some simple guidelines and you’ll be fine. The "art" of pairing wine and food has been totally overblown by the wine and food industry. It’s really not that hard, the guidelines you should remember are simply common sense. Remember these and get ready to rock your next party with wine pairing made simple.

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— Gregory Del Piaz, Snooth