Essex Gourmet - where taste matters

Our Menu

Restaurants & Pub Restaurant Dining in Essex
Bakeries, Patisseries & Specialist Cakes in Essex
Cafes and Tearooms in Essex
Delis, Dairy Produce & Specialist Shops in Essex
Farm Shops & Veg/Meat Box Schemes in Essex
Food & Drinks Hampers and Gifts in Essex
Whats on in Essex - Foodie Events & Hot Offers
Event Caterers & Catering Venues in Essex
Butchers & Meat Producers in Essex
Cookery Courses, Classes & Workshops in Essex
Farmers Markets & Local Producers/Suppliers in Essex
Fish & Seafood Suppliers in Essex
Wine & Real Ale Producers and Retailers in Essex
Gourmet on the go - Blog

Eating Out in Essex - Search

* Prices are based on a two course meal
for one person excluding drinks.
Register to Review
 Latest Post: Be part of Jamie & Jimmy's Friday Night Feast in Southend... Search

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!

Bookmark and Share

Red Alentejo, Portugal or Unoaked Australian Chardonnay

Recipe:  Cauliflower Cheese
Red Alentejo, Portugal or Unoaked Australian Chardonnay The wine to accompany cauliflower cheese depends on whether you have this with meat, fish or on its own. With meat a soft fruity red, such as a southern Portuguese from Alentejo; with fish or on its own an unoaked Chardonnay from, say, Australia.
This popular rich Portuguese wine stands up well to beef and lamb dishes, from a char-grilled juicy steak to a slow roasted leg of lamb with herbs. Try with the regions wild boar for a very special treat.
Essex Gourmet © 2012  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms Of Use  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us   Essex Gourmet - RSS Feeds