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Classic meals such as steak & ale pie and bangers & mash are rich, hearty and pair best with powerful and full-bodied wines such as Australian Shiraz, California Cabernet Sauvignon and Argentinian Malbec.
These big and robust styles have pronounced body and structure so they won’t feel lacklustre next to the richness of the food and their earthy, spicy and dark fruit flavours will also add a bit of pizzazz to the simplicity of the recipe.
Chloe Dickson, winner of Oddbin’s 2013 The Palate award and writer of wine blog Palate Talk gives her top tips on how to pair wine with different types of cuisine.
Knowing about food and wine pairing is an impressive talent, but you don’t have to be a wine connoisseur to know the basics.
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Riesling and Gewürztraminer, both white wines, are excellent matches because both varietals are off-dry (slightly sweet), rich and viscous with an extremely aromatic bouquet of tropical fruits and spices (lychee, peach, pineapple, melon).
In order to keep your palate balanced, highly aromatic and slightly sweet wines such as these two are the only way to go.