In honor of Julie and Brion’s wedding, featuring a lovingly paired 6 course dinner at Sanctuary restaurant, I present a photo from their wedding and rules for pairing food and wine. Perhaps, also a delicious and delightful blueprint for a marriage. (Adapted from the wikihow article).
The right wine can enhance a dish to perfection. While there are no hard and fast rules on matching food and wine because it’s ultimately a matter of personal taste, there are basic guidelines on what wine connoisseurs and food lovers consider make good choices.
- Start with an open mind
- Understand what matters when assessing the affinity of a wine with food
- Know how to taste food and wine together
- Know your taste experience
- Deepen your pairing knowledge by discovering nuances
- Plan the meal and wine