Tomato sauce calls for a red wine that does not overpower the dish. Chianti and its Sangiovese brothers are the best match.
Creamy white sauce calls for a white wine. Ask yourself what is the dominant taste?
If the green, vegetable taste is dominant, go for an unoaked white.
If the cheese and cream taste is dominant, choose a rich, oaked white.
Make it a habit to eat and drink local. Expand your skills to understand the passion that wine communicates. Explore the range of possibilities a grape can express through culture, terroir, and climate.
Travel and Taste
Practice Makes Perfect
Variety is the Spice of Life
Food and wine pairing is highly dependent on both the taste components in the food and the taste components in the wine.
Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.
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