easy Wine and Food Pairing

Looking for a Quick and Easy Wine and Food Pairing? Champagne Should Be Your Default Choice

Whenever I’ve entered sommelier food pairing competitions, there’s usually one rule: no Champagne. No matter how much you might want to pair that fresh, herb-crusted rack of lamb with a dry, summery Krug rosé, you’re forced to pick a red wine instead. That’s because Champagne is a no-brainer wine for a food pairing; it’s easy…

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Ex-Chateau Bordeaux

Afraid to Invest in Ex-Chateau Bordeaux? The Region’s New Identity Could Change Your Mind

Ex-chateau Bordeaux is in the midst of a historical identity crisis. For centuries now, Bordeaux has been lauded as one of the finest wine regions in the world, but fraud and a market bubble have forced its winemakers to make a drastic move: forgoing en primeur sales in favor of ex-chateau. More estates than ever…

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