We’ve all been there- that moment when you’re out at a lovely restaurant and completely and utterly overwhelmed by the wine list. Is pairing reds with beef and whites with chicken and fish still a rule? While a lot of people still try to adhere to this general guideline, it’s becoming more and more common to disregard the “rule” and order what you like! If you’re still not sure which wine pairs nicely with your meal, we’ll try to help you make your vino decision a little easier.
· Bleu cheese pairs well with sweeter Sauternes.
· If you’re ordering Brie, chicken, lobster or scallops, a Chardonnay will be your best bet.
· As far as vegetables go, if you’re ordering asparagus or artichoke, it is best to pair it with a citrusy