Category: Food&Wine/Kos&Wyn

Getting my grill on!

I love grilling, and BBQ. There are literally hundreds of variations on all of your all-time favorite recipes, which makes recommending wines to pair with BBQ and grilled foods even more challenging than usual. There are so many things to take into consideration — ranging from spice levels to intens …

Watter wyn sal met Indiese kerrie werk?

Almal het ‘n gunsteling-kerriegereg! Om jou gunsteling met ’n gepaste wyn te geniet, kan egter ’n uitdaging wees. Die speseryagtige geure van Indiese kos vind nie maklik pasmaats by rooiwyn nie, hoewel die ligter styl Beaujolais (van gamay-druiwe uit Boergondië in Frankryk), rooies uit die Loire-val …

Pre-pair for summer!

Summer has arrived, and with that comes lighter dishes and white wine. If you’re like me, you will do the traditional “summer food” like salads, chicken, fish and pasta, while often adding something different, something new to the menu. – Ed. The arriving summer bounty can be used in many ways, from …

Pizza and wine: Not a natural marriage

Pizza is actually a tough dish to pair with wine. In fact, most Italians drink beer with their pizza rather than wine, and for good reason. Pizza is primarily bready, yeasty, fermented bread. Beer is mostly … well, yeasty fermented grains. The two match up wonderfully based on the bridge of yeasty, …

The evolution of your wine palate

Regardless of how you found your way into wine, you’re here now! Thank goodness. Of course, wine drinking is very much a journey itself, and it’s quite likely that your wine palate will change over time. This type of taste evolution has no doubt already happened once in your life. For example, remem …

The basics of food and wine pairing

Few things on earth are better than food and wine. Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide will show you the steps and what to look for in your recipe to find the perfect wine. A great food and wine pairing creates a balance between the compo …