We have witnessed people take it personally if someone states a “pairing rule” that is contrary to their tastes. That is because food and wine pairing is personal. What matters most is what you like. Here is why we think it is important to learn a few things on this topic… There are some pairings you may not want to try twice. It is important to know why it didn’t work so you can avoid the outcome instead of blacklisting that particular food or wine. We try to share the basics that we know and encourage people to experiment. If you make a “mistake” you still have food AND wine so how bad can it be?
Here are articles where we discuss wine and food pairings.