Choosing The Right Wine For Dinner

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A lot of us love wine but don’t know the art of matching the right wine with the right meal. Here are some ideas, a few of them breaking ‘the rules’ you might have learned.
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Grilled Salmon

Let’s start off with grilled salmon. A seafood, but strong and meaty, especially off the grill.
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Syrah

That’s right! Go red for grilled salmon. Red – with an accent.
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Pork Tenderloin

Mmm-MMM. What a succulent pork tenderloin! Which wine?
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Riesling

It’s that time of year again, isn’t it? Some Riesling, a juicy pork tenderloin, maybe some mashed potatoes. But what if the tenderloin turns up a little dry?
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Red Zinfadel

We’re told…don’t be afraid to open a Red Zinfandel. Don’t know…that’s crossing that line again…We’ll take the plunge.
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Shrimp Scampi

And how about a sizzling shrimp scampi? Which wine is best with this gift of Poseidon?
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Sauvignon Blanc

A perfect choice with shrimp scampi. But we like an even bolder statement…
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Sake

Served hot, of course. To the Emperor!
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Southern Fried Chicken

Let’s challenge beer. What wine could ever go better with Southern Fried Chicken than beer?
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Champagne

Even if you haven’t tried it yet you know it’s right. It’s so right that even the best beer to have with fried chicken is the one that calls itself ‘the champagne of beers.’ But how about an even greater ‘beer challenge’? How about a juicy…
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Cheeseburger

Surely! No wine can touch an ice cold beer with this beefy, greasy cheeseburger?
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Port

Port goes with any beef, including cheesy beef. You’ll feel a lot more pleased with yourself afterward too. you might have learned.
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