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Food & Wine


The wine and the food we provide a world of aromas and flavors. When combined harmoniously, further extol its qualities. Pairing a wine with a particular dish means looking both stand out and complement each other, such that none distort the other. A spicy dish can turn off the smooth taste of a wine. Or conversely, a robust wine neutralize a less pronounced flavor dish.

There are certain pairings between wine and food that work well and others that are easy to identify.

Some tips for a good matching

Serve cold dishes light wines. Combine wine and food tasting with similar intensity. At a dinner with several steps, serve lighter wines before the most robust, dry white wines before red wines, new wines or "young" rather than the more evolved or "vintage" wines cold before served at the higher temperatures. The acidity of the wine must compensate or overcome the acidity of the dish. The sweet wines dont match well with seafood and meat.

Avoid salty dishes combined with many red wines with tannins. Combine savory with sweet wines or wines with high acidity. Combine fatty and oily foods with wines with high acidity. Mature red wines are difficult pairing with shellfish and fish. Among different wines, cleanse the palate with a sip of water. The intensity of the taste of the food depends on the subject matter, such as meat or pasta, the type of spices, herbs, sauces, side and type of cooking. In wine's intensity is determined by the variety of grape, the wine making process, the alcohol, acidity and tannins.


The young and fruity white wines varieties like Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chenin and Albario, complement well with grilled fish and white meats with vegetables. The white wines of unctuous palate of varieties like Viognier, Gewrztraminer and Muscat, harmonize well with smoked fish, sushi, crab, oysters and clams. White wines with aging or fermented in oak varieties like Chardonnay, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris, combine well with seafood, lobsters, poultry and fish grilled marinated.


Ros wines are light in nature. Are served cool (10 to 12 C) and can accompany many dishes, especially oily fish or "fatty" (tuna, sardines, herring, salmon, eel, ...), mussels, paella, rice, pasta, vegetables sewn or stew, pork and chicken. Ros wines are made from grape varieties depending on the country or wine region. Thus we can find ros of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monastrell, Garnacha.


The young red wines and medium bodied varieties like Bonarda, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Pinot Noir, Malbec and Merlot maridan well with beef, pork and grilled fish, risotto with mushrooms, stewed vegetables and paella. Structured red wines, aged in oak barrels, of varieties as Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Nebbiolo are reserved for long cooking dishes and flavors pronounced as game meat (wild boar,


The sparkling wine or bubbly is a festive drink associated with what you drink throughout the year. At the time of the marriage, it serves both as an aperitif and to accompany dishes and desserts.

The dry sparkling wine - Brut, Extra Brut Nature - achieve excellent pairings with caviar, oysters, fish and seafood in general.
The semi-dry sparkling wine or sparkling Demi Sec and sweet blend with pastry based desserts, cream, apples and stone fruit.


The sweet wines in different styles (headings, late harvest, made from dried grapes botrytis) form excellent partnerships with blue cheese, foigrass, egg-based desserts (cream, custard) with tropical fruits, nuts, hazelnuts and honey, sweet cakes and pastries. The red Porto wine in its most sweets (tawny or vintage) is an excellent accompaniment to chocolate desserts as the bitter cocoa awaken their sweetest notes and envelopes.


1. James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles 2007.

It is produced within California, in Saxum Vineyards, owned by Justin Smith. This wine surprises the taste and consistency, which are achieved them staying for a little more than 20 months in new barrels stored and used, indicates A bottle costs $ 67.

2. Shiraz Barossa Valley Bella's Garden 2008.

It is manufactured in South Australia by Two Hands Company, founded in 1999 by Michael Twelftree. It is a red wine, whose aroma is a combination of plum, cinnamon, and other spices that is a delight to the palate. The cost is $ 45.

3. Chardonnay Sonoma County Ma Belle-Fille 2008.

It is a white wine in the cellars californiadas prducido Peter Michael. The flavor is intense, combining aromas of fruit and flowers that give it a special touch. Leave a good impression that lasts several minutes, making it one of the richest. It costs $ 85.

4. St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon 2007.

Red wine whose grapes are harvested in the fields of Revana family back in California. According, this drink has an aroma of roasted herbs, and other spices, and has an elegant flavor with a smooth texture, which allows you to take several glasses without resent. It costs $ 129 a bottle.

5. Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2007.

It is characterized by its aroma to snuff and wood that give special barrels where it ferments. Its acidity is very low, which makes it a friendly drink, but also the taste ranges from sweet to mature, perfectly balanced. A bottle costs $ 70.

6. Pinot Noir Russian River Valley 2008.


this predominantly red orange peel taste and cherries. It Swabian and little acid and is the work of the wineries in Napa Valley, located in Calistorga. The cost is $ 50

7. Barossa Shiraz 2008.

It is also a product of the Australian House Two Hands. Table wine is preferred by the inhabitants of that region. Its flavor is a genuine pleasure for the palate and has the bonus of being accessible to all, for the price of a bottle is around $ 30

8. Colli della Toscana Centrale, Flaccianello 2007.


are made in the vineyards Fontodi, in the Italian region of Tuscany. This wine has a very special flavor and texture, with particular tastes. It costs $ 95.

9. Douro Reserva 2007.

It is produced in the House Agricultural Roboredo Madeira, originally from Portugal; says that wine is dense, rich, mature flavor and somewhat . A bottle costs $ 30

10. Chateauneuf-du-Pape White 2009.

It is produced in the French region of Rhne wine and has been known as a red wine and exotic. says that this drink is perfect in flavor and body, along with keeping the balance between minerality, brightness and cleanliness. It has an aroma of jasmine, honey, citrus and spices. It costs about $ 85


Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing. The soft extractive note of an aged cork being withdraw has the true sound of a man opening his heart.

In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it. If Penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.

Wine can of their wits the wire beguile , make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.