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Pairing Sparkling and Rose Wine with Food

Rose sparkling wines go well with spicy food

Much is already known about how to pair more common varietals of wine with food, like Merlot and Chardonnay. But Ice Wine and Late Harvest Riesling deserve a place too! Sweet wines like these can be the prefect ending to a dinner party or meal, but they can be made even better with the addition of a dessert or a cheese. We have food pairing suggestions for Sparkling Wine and even Sake.

WHAT FOOD TO SERVE WITH BRUT SPARKLING WINE

Lobster, crab, scallops, caviar, oysters (raw), clams, swordfish, smoked fish (trout, herring), sushi, sashimi, salmon tartare, steak, sausage, pizza, foie gras, nuts, olives, paté, spicy Chinese foods, Thai foods, soft goat cheese

PAIRING CABERNET ROSÉ AND FOOD

Pizza, carpaccio (beef)

BEST FOOD TO SERVE WITH ICE WINE


Pies, cakes, most desserts



WHAT FOOD TO SERVE WITH RIESLING (LATE HARVEST)


Desserts in general, foie gras, prosciutto and melon, hard cow and sheep cheese


BEST FOOD TO PAIR WITH ROSÉ SPARKLING WINE

Duck, pizza, couscous, spicy Chinese foods, Thai foods, soft goat cheese

PAIRING SAKE WITH FOOD


Sushi, sashimi, crab, lobster, salmon tartare, Japanese foods



For more information on these varietals,
check out our Wine Varietals Definitions

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