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Middle East Couscous

Couscous

Steamed Durum Semolina Wheat served with Vegetables, Meat or Fish on the top.

Pairing Suggestions (Vegetarian)

Rosé (World)
Riesling Spätlese (Germany)
Pinot Gris (France)
Gewürztraminer (France)
Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

Pairing Suggestions (Fish)

Vermentino (Italy)
Sancerre (France)
Rueda (Spain)

Pairing Suggestions (Chicken)

Soave Classico (Italy)
Chardonnay (France)
Rosé (World)

Pairing Suggestions (Meat)

Côtes du Rhône (France)
Tempranillo (Spain)
Syrah (France)
Barbera (Italy)
Young Zinfandel (USA)

Pairing Suggestions (Raisins)

Gewürztraminer (France)
Riesling Spätlese (Germany)
Pinot Gris (France)

Bubbles

Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)
Sekt (Germany)
Champagne (France)

Best Rosé Choices

Navarra Rosado (Spain)
Chiaretto (Italy)
Provence Rosé (France)
Nebbiolo Rosato (Italy)
Bandol Rosé (France)
Rioja Rosado (Spain)
Rosé d'Anjou (France)

Description

Couscous best match are floral whites, fruity rosé and reds with velvety tannins.

The original couscous is vegetarian and rosé wines match the sweetness of the semolina and veggies.

Golden rule: the intensity of the dish matches the intensity of the wine body and California Chardonnay can be too strong (overpower).

The secret ingredient: chili paste Harissa made with dry hot chili peppers.

Harissa best wine choice is Gewürztraminer because its sweetness calms the fire in your mouth.

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Food and Wine Pairing

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