Blog Archives

How to Build a Cheeseburger and Pair it with Wine

A cheeseburger is like a pizza when it comes to wine pairings. You have your basic versions: bun, cheese, patty and crust, sauce, cheese, respectively. Though there are purists, few people stop there. Think of all the toppings for a pizza. Contemplate all the condiments for a cheeseburger. Is there one wine that can do [More]

Posted in food and wine pairing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Confronting Red Wine and Chocolate With Pleasure and Pocky

Tis the season for red wine and chocolate, what with the Valentine’s Day festivities upcoming. Not to be a wet blanket (which means I am going to be one), but I’m not particularly fond of red wine and chocolate. At all. Sweet wine? Yes. A porter or stout? Absolutely. For me, the sweetness of the [More]

Posted in food and wine pairing | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments