Wine and Food Pairing 101

Pairing wine with food can be daunting. I’ve always just stuck to the age-old advice of red wine with meat and white with fish and salads. Though, now that I’m vegan, even that’s changed. So then I thought, well, red wine with heavier dishes? White with everything else? It always sounded so intimidating but over the years that I’ve learned more about wine, I began to realize it’s not as hard as I thought to pair wine with food, even if I’ve never tasted the wine before. I’m going to share a few basics that will set you up for success for creating the perfect combo.

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First off, in order to at least have an understanding of what kind of wine your buying, Continue reading

Why Use Grapes For Wine?

Have you ever wondered why grapes are used to make wine? Why not strawberries or blackberries? At least, why not more of those types of wine? I had this same question recently, so I decided to do a little research. Here’s what I’ve found:

To keep it simple grapes have the perfect balance of tannins, sugars, and acids to create Continue reading

On Drinking Wine Everyday…

I think we need to talk… I may have a problem… I drink wine every day.

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It all started in Australia where Goon is super cheap and hostel life demands alcohol to Continue reading