International Wine Review Food And Wine Pairing Chart

The chart is a work in progress and by no means the final word on pairing food and wine. People do have different tastes.  Let us know what you think.  Suggestions for additions and modifications are most welcome. 

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Choose a Food Below;

  Appetizers & Starter
  Soup
  Salad
Beef
Lamb
Veal
Pork
Game
Poultry
Fish
Shellfish
Pasta
Desserts
Cheese
Chinese Food
     
*Appetizers      
Type of Dish Preparations-Sauces Wine Options Food and Wine Pairing Notes
Caviar Fresh Dry Champagnes like ultra bruts and blanc de blancs, and top Sparklers The slightly salty delicate flavor of caviar is best with champagne and sparklers. But well chilled vodka is best
Pate White Burgundy, Sauternes, Late Harvest Vidal and Pinot Noir The rich flavor and texture of pate requires whites and reds with firm acidity
Green Olives Marinated Spanish Fino and Manzanilla A match made in heaven
Escargots garlic White Burgundy, Gewurtztraminer, Beaujolais
Roasted red peppers Rich, smoky, sweet Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc Pinto Grigio, Beaujolais, Grenache, Dolcetto  
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