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Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling Perfect Pairings for German Riesling

Perfect Pairings for German Riesling


German Rieslings fall under Kabinett, Spatlese, Auslese and Beerenauslese in either Troken or Halbtroken styles and these all pair well...

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How To Pair Wine With Dessert


As the color of the dessert gets darker, so should the color of the wine. The wine should be as sweet as the dessert, with enough acidity...

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How to Match Cheese With Wine


Years ago, pairing wine with cheese was considered a no-brainer. You simply followed a rule that red wine goes with hard cheese and white...

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Independence Day Wine Cocktails


Everyone knows about Sangria, and you probably even have a favorite recipe for it. And if you don't, then we have one on here for you, just...

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Summer Entertaining: Food and Wine Pairings of the Season


Melon and Proscuito Wraps are sweet, salty, juicy snacks and pair best with a dry Rosé. medium-bodied, floral white wine like an Argentine...

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Wine Ice Cream & Other Fun Ways to Enjoy Wine this Summer


For instance, adding a Cabernet Sauvignon to a dark chocolate ice cream is a good pairing, as the wine has bold enough flavors to contrast...

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Discovering Italy's Island Wines


Italy is surrounded by 80 islands. Though most its world-class wine comes from the mainland, there are lesser-known varieties to be found...

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5 Wine Apps Worth Trying


Wine Quick Picks is a free app available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app includes lists like, 100 Widely Available Store Wines and...

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How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines


We’re all familiar with Cabernet Sauvignon or Zinfandel of California, Riesling of Germany, Sangiovese of Italy or Super Tuscans, Pinot...

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Put Down the Sweet Red: How to Drink Fine Wine


while there isn’t anything wrong with drinking a glass of sweet red, sweet reds on their own won’t help you develop your wine palate. For...

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Wine Tasting 101


Slurp, swish and swoosh wine to get the maximum flavor and use descriptors to describe your experience. Keep a tasting journal, observe the...