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Wine and Food Pairing Guide

The Wine Maestro - Food and Wine Matching - Click to view more about The Wine Maestro Carefully selecting a complementary wine to partner a particular dish can bring out the best of both; transforming a good meal or pleasant tipple into a fabulous feast of flavours. Get this partnership wrong and you could end up with a sour taste in your mouth.

The Wine Maestro simplifies the task of wine and food pairing for you, providing informative, straightforward, expert advice & tips, utilising his wealth of knowledge and experience. Enjoy!

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German Sylvaner White or Languedoc Viognier

Recipe:  Purple Sprouting Broccoli With Garlic & Sesame
German Sylvaner White or Languedoc Viognier Enjoy this slightly oriental-flavoured dish with a medium dry, and medium bodied, white such as a Sylvaner from Germany or a Viognier from the south of France. The little touch of sweetness in these wines provides a counterpoint to the garlic and sesame notes.
Silvaner pairs surprisingly well with powerful and sharp cheeses, like goats’ cheese, Roquefort and Gorgonzola, also a good partner for mild pates, such as a duck liver pate with a fruity piquant. Wiener schnitzel and Silvaner are a classic match.