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Food matching

For many people, one of the most challenging aspects of wine is knowing how to match food and wine. Here are some useful insider tips, of which the most important is: don't worry!

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    Matching wine and food

    With its relatively low alcoholic strength, appetising acidity and lack of sickly artificial flavours, wine is the perfect accompaniment to food. Am I kidding myself that a well-chosen wine makes food taste better? Surely not.

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    Wine then food

    I am indebted to Jon Hicke of Canada for having transposed my 'food then wine' pairings into this 'wine then food' listing.

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    Food then wine

    Know what you’re eating? Use this list of suggestions for choosing a suitable wine to go with it.