There are so many types of wine that this article could easily be the main topic for an entire book. Here we will show you how to decide on the best wine for the meal, the occasion, and your preference based on a listing of the top wineries’wines.
The Riesling is usually a light wine with lots of fruit flavours, a medium sweetness and a high acidity. This is important to how it pairs with a meal, where you want to try it with chicken and fowl, as well as pork, cured meats, Thai, Indian, and German dishes.
A light-bodied white with a middling acidity and subtle hints of sweet fruit and a floral aroma. Pinot Gris pairs up well with salads, poached fish, and mild cheeses. A Pinot Gris and some Brie cheese is a classic combination in the example.
A medium-bodied white with lots of citrus flavours and strong acidity. This matches up well with fish, chicken, pork, veal, herb or nutty cheeses, and many Mexican and French dishes.
This is a full-bodied white wine with a potent flavour of yellow fruits with a mid-level acidity. When considering dishes it goes well with you can include many kinds of seafood, such as shrimp, lobster, and crab. It’s also excellent with cream sauces, mushrooms chicken, pork, nutty cheeses and numerous French dishes.
This light red has fewer tannins than most and higher levels of acidity. You can spot the red fruit flavours in both the aroma and the taste. This exceptional wine is versatile for dish pairings. Chicken, pork, veal, duck, cured meats, nutty cheeses, cream sauces, and many German as well as French dishes pairs well with pinot noir.
No wine listing is complete without the classic Zinfandel. A full-bodied red with strong fruit flavours and low acidity, it goes especially well with Chinese, Italian, Indian, and Thai dishes. Cured meats, barbecue flavours, lamb, and beef are solid preferences for a great pairing.
The Syrah is a full-bodied red known for its high acidity from strong fruit flavours andmoderate levels of tannins. This complements most Mediterranean, French, and American-style dishes. Smoked meats, white cheddar cheese, lamb, and most red meats are considered winning combinations.
A classic red wine is known best for its full body, high tannin level and potency of alcohol content. This traditional red goes with beef, lamb, smoked meats, aged cheddars, and numerous French and American dishes.
The beauty of wines is in versatility. We hope this list will be a helpful guide to choosing the right wine for your needs and preferences.