Summary: Matching the right wine to any dish can be the ultimate dining puzzle. Pairing Wine and Food, with its comprehensive, ready-reference lists of foods and their complementary wines, will show you how.
Selecting the right wine for any dish is the art of marrying the dominant flavor of the food -- usually the sauce -- to the dominant grape variety of the wine. Other factors, such as the lightness or heaviness of the wine or food, sweetness or acidity of each, ...show moreand other characteristics can also influence the choice, as does the most important of all, personal taste.
With over 1,000 international dishes listed, from Ceviche to Tempura to Salad with Stilton, and hundreds of different wines, the book also discusses how and why foods and wines taste as they do and how these tastes blend. ...show less