Saturday, November 7, 2009

Planning a Wine Tasting Menu

Planning a Wine Tasting Party
by Loraine Alkiire
There are as many ways to plan a menu for a wine tasting party as there are varieties of wine in the world. No matter which way you go it should be a fun, interesting learning experience for both you and your guests.
If you are new to this you could do a simple wine and cheese tasting party pairing Brie and Chardonnay, Riesling with Gouda or Cabecous Feuilles with Bordeaux. You could throw a party based on one variety of wine such as flights of Bordeaux Reds with different food pairings to see how each variety is unmasked by the food pairing.
Go with what you know, KISS (keep it simple sexy) and study up. If you know very little about wine, don't let that stop you. A wine tasting party is a great place to start. Read More...


  1. I can't wait to read more article about your food and wine pairing Knowledge.

  2. I tasted a really nice Gray Riesling from San Jose Mission Wineries once. Mostly I prefer beer but that Gray Riesling has stuck in my mind now since 1964.


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