Red Wine and Food Flavor Matches

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Red Meritage

  • Lamb and beef dishes like Stroganoff
  • Steak with rich creamy sauces
  • Duck, pheasants and other games
  • Grilled salmon
  • Beef and chicken fajitas
  • Chocolate desserts
  • Smoked gouda cheese, cheddar cheese, and Camembert cheese

Red Zinfandel

  • Stews, pot roast
  • Dishes with tomato and tomato sauces
  • Grilled meats, venison and rabbit
  • Spicy meat dishes and curries
  • Turkey with dressing on Thanksgiving

Pinot Noir

  • Games like pheasants, wild boar, rabbit,quail, pigeon, mallard, and venison
  • Sweetbreads and veal kidney
  • Casseroles of beef and chicken
  • Salmon, red mullet, ham and pork

Syrah

  • Rich beef casseroles and games
  • Barbecued meats(beef, venison and kangaroo)
  • Vegetarian dishes
  • Shepherd’s pie

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