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Pairing Wine with Dessert

Chocolate goes exceptionally well with wine

Dessert: the perfect end to a meal. Wines can make a good dessert even better though. By pairing a wine with dessert, unique qualities of both the wine and the dessert are unveiled. Try an Ice Wine with cake or a Late-Harvest Riesling with chocolate for a delicious dessert.

WHAT WINE TO SERVE WITH APPLE PIE, APPLE TART

Late-Harvest Riesling, Various Ice Wines, Muscat, Demi-sec Sparkling Wines, Blueberry Wine

PAIRING BERRIES AND WINE

Brut Sparkling Wines, Demi-sec Sparkling Wines, Late-Harvest Riesling, Muscat, Zinfandel

BEST WINE TO SERVE WITH CHOCOLATE


Late-Harvest Riesling, Raspberry Wine, Black Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon


WHAT WINE TO SERVE WITH CAKE


Demi-sec Sparkling Wines, Late-Harvest Riesling, Muscat, Various Ice Wines


BEST WINE TO PAIR WITH CREAMS, CUSTARDS, PUDDINGS

Demi-sec Sparkling Wines, Late-Harvest Riesling, Muscat, Various Ice Wines

PAIRING FRESH FRUIT WITH WINE


Late-Harvest Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Muscat


WHAT WINE TO SERVE WITH ICE CREAM, SORBETS


Usually none, perhaps fruit wine or fruit liqueurs


BEST WINE TO SERVE WITH NUTS


Port, Brut Sparkling Wine, Angelica



PAIRING TIRAMISUI AND WINE


Angelica

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