Pairing Wine and Chopsticks

You don’t have to drink beer with Chinese food when it pairs so well with everything from Pinotage to Champagne. But selecting the right wine for Chinese food requires identifying the dominant taste (sweet, sour, salty, bitter) sensation of a dish. The dominant taste sensations are sour (rice vinegar), sweet (sugar, coconut milk) and salt (soy).

A Merlot and Chinese food pairing compliments well with Peking cuisine, which often features heavier meats such as duck and beef.

n/a
avg price / bottle
Shopping Options
Value For Money

Palate Balance

 Pairing Wine and Chopsticks


Tasting Notes

 

Dishes with fruit such as bananas, mangoes and peaches, pair well with Pinot Noir, Riesling and Merlot. Sherry or Vintage Port goes well with dishes that include generous amounts of almonds or peanuts.

n/a
avg price / bottle
Shopping Options
Value For Money

Palate Balance

 Pairing Wine and Chopsticks


Tasting Notes

 

The real key to the pleasure of wine and food is simply relaxing and enjoying conviviality with friends.

Visit our Winter Wine Catalogue for more ULTRA wine specials.

Prices only valid until 6 October 2013.



Strippers, Priests and Non-Alcoholic Wine photo

Strippers, Priests and Non-Alcoholic Wine

 
Are sulfites in wine bad for you? photo

Are sulfites in wine bad for you?

 
Jenny Lewis Gets Her Own Wine photo

Jenny Lewis Gets Her Own Wine

 
 
 
 
Your Edition
Support
Follow Us
 
Premium Brand
Ultra Liquors

Featured this week
Laborie wins at the Paarl Wine Challenge photo

Laborie wins at the Paarl Wine Challenge

 
Alchemy  – A Process of Exploration, Transformation and Creation photo
Recommended Resources
24201 Subscribers

winerepublicblog.co.za

68176 Subscribers

barmagazine.co.uk