The Perfect Food and Wine Pairings This Summer!17/07/2015
Whether you want a flavoursome Italian dish, or a spicy Indian, we have got the perfect wine for any delicious dish. Wine flavours are extracted from specific components for example fruit, alcohol and acid. The food you have with your glass of wine needs to complement texture and richness, creating a highly palatable combination!
Creamy Masala Chicken and Chardonnay
Are you bored of cooking the same old dishes and looking for a new and exciting flavoursome dish? Then the creamy masala chicken dish might be the perfect choice for you. Creamy masala chicken consists of chicken with dried spices, turmeric, chilli powder, and double cream. Serve with a bit of naan bread and you've got a mouthwatering dinner!
Chardonnay is a lean and crispy wine which goes well with mild, creamy and buttery dishes especially a creamy Indian masala chicken dish. Try the Oakridge 2008 range - a fruity type of wine, see what you think!
Pan-fried Chicken With Tomato and Olive Sauce and Merlot
This Italian inspired dish is a favourite in Britain, easy to cook and immensely tasty, give it a go we're sure you will find this dish to be perfect when in the mood for a tomato based dish.
Merlot, in particular Glenwood Shiraz Merlot 2012 works well with chicken and other light meats, as well as with Italian dishes especially tomato based ones. Give pan-fried chicken with tomato sauce a go with this easy to drink wine, and let your taste buds take you to another level!
Thai Green Curry and Remarkable Riesling
This well known coconut dish is definitely one to try, it's extremely delicious and easy to make, go on, give it a go, it only takes 20 minutes to cook!
Remarkable Riesling 2010 is a sweet and fruity white wine from New Zealand which goes extremely well with Thai green curry, it's a dry wine, and the flavour of the curry complements this wine very well indeed!
Raclette with Potatoes and Onions and Chenin Blanc
Raclette is a local cheese from Switzerland which tastes best when slowly grilled over fire, on luscious potatoes, pickles and onions - unbelievably inviting!
Cavalli White Knight Chenin Blanc 2013 is a luscious white grape wine which goes perfectly with raclette, making a highly appetising meal! It provides a neutral palate - fruity and scrumptious.