HOSTELLERIE DE PLAISANCE, SAINT EMILION, 2 MICHELIN STARS

HOSTELLERIE DE PLAISANCE, SAINT EMILION, 2 MICHELIN STARS

HOSTELLERIE DE PLAISANCE, SAINT EMILION, 2 MICHELIN STARS

PERFECT PAIRINGS

LEARN TO PAIR FOOD & WINE

Enjoy our free articles on the art of food and wine pairing written by Sommeliers, Masters of Wine and Foodies.

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#TakeoutDay

#TakeoutDay

Pairings for Sushi


If you’re like me, you’re doing your best to support local restaurants by purchasing gift certificates or ordering takeaway. Wednesdays have become #TakeoutDay and it’s a nice excuse to treat yourself during...

Oysters at The Clam

Pairings for High acid, Unoaked Whites


In my wine classes I often point out that acidity is the wine lover’s friend. A wine with crisp acidity pairs with many more foods than a lower acid wine because so many foods also contain an acid component....

Risky Business

Pairing High Risk Food with Low Risk Wine


I was in Chicago recently to teach a WSET Level 1 course in which we talked a lot about how and why wine and food go together. The idea of the eight food pairings we explore during the class is to give some...

Contributors

Chris Giroux

Sommelier
Vancouver
Chris is a WSET Diploma graduate and a Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers. He is the Director ... read more

David Lawrason

Wine Judge & Writer
Toronto, London
David Lawrason is one of Canada's most knowledgeable and respected experts on international and Canadian wine. David has tasted, taught ... read more

David Munro

Exotic Gourmand
Vancouver
David has been with Fine Vintage since 2012 and came to us with fifteen years of experience as an educator. ... read more

Geoffrey Moss

Foodie
Okanagan
He previously worked for some of the leading wineries in Canada and was instrumental in launching Phantom Creek Estates, a ... read more

James Cluer

Master of Wine
Napa Valley
He spends his time running Fine Vintage which operates in 15 countries. He is the GM of two wineries in ... read more

Jennifer Book

Wine Expert
Calgary
Jenny is the most knowledgeable wine educator in Alberta and has the most lovely engaging style. Jenny draws on her ... read more

Lyn Farmer

Food & Wine Writer
Miami
Lyn is a James Beard Award-winning wine and food writer and educator who has been sharing his passion for wine ... read more

Matthew Leslie

Wine Judge
Calgary
Matt is one of our best instructors in Alberta. Young, dynamic and engaging, you would be hard pressed to find ... read more

Mike Lee

Sommelier
Okanagan
After moving to the Okanagan, he now combines his two great passions: wine and teaching. Mike has extensive knowledge of ... read more

Samantha Wall

MW Candidate
Edmonton
“Wine is my passion, because to call it an obsession sounds slightly unhealthy…” Having completed all levels of the WSET, ... read more

Sara D'Amato

Wine Judge & Writer
Toronto
Writer, Judge, Wine Critic, Educator, Sommelier. Sara is one of the stars of the Ontario wine scene and highly respected ... read more

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