1 February, 2019

Valentine’s Day Food And Wine Pairings To Impress

If you’re holding a Valentines Day party or saving some money with your own DIY Valentine, here’s what you need to know when it comes to matching the right food to the right wine.

Some wines and foods are a match made in heaven whilst others just never get on. But do you know which ones? With 14th February on the horizon, here some suggestions for Valentine’s Day food and wine pairings to impress.

 

 

If you are going to the trouble of preparing a special meal for the object of your affections, why not up the wow factor by choosing a great wine to accompany the food?

The wine buffs at independent wine specialists Roberson Wine have prepared this handy infographic which gives great suggestions to help you impress the object of your affections and explains the best Valentine’s Day food and wine pairings for a meal to remember.

At a push, most of us know that white wines go well with fish and chicken, whilst heavier reds are best paired with beef, game and more substantial dishes.

But what about curries, or dessert, or chocolate (yes really)!

The Husband and I tend to stick to red wine and our favourites include the Malbec and Pinot Noir grape varieties, as well as a full-bodied Rioja.

You can find more information about which wines to choose at Roberson’s handy blog – www.robersonwine.com/blog/, including their take on the new drinking guidelines.

My own view?  Drink responsibly with an eye on your health but enjoy the best quality of wine you can.

And if you need some dating advice to go with your food and wine, then check out my handy guide – Dating: 11 Ways To Tell They’re REALLY Into You. You can also find loads more tips on how not to do it in my problem page archives.

Valentine's Day food and wine pairings infographic

*collaborative post

9 comments so far.

9 responses to “Valentine’s Day Food And Wine Pairings To Impress”

  1. This is going to be SO handy for Valentines Day!

  2. Crystal says:

    I know nothing about wine or pairings so this post will def. come in handy for me this year. I just started trying out wine recently.

  3. These are great tips- I am always wondering the best wines to pair with certain foods- I need to keep this chart handy.

  4. Helen says:

    After spending the last few years pregnant, I’m currently getting into wine a bit more. Personally, I prefer sweeter wines like Muscato 🙂

  5. agata says:

    Loving the infographic! Such a great idea. Bookmarking for later so I can find it easier.

  6. Oh this is such an interesting post. I only like and drink Rose though! Kaz

  7. Dena says:

    I will deffo be keeping this chart handy! Not just for Valentines Day either! x

  8. Rachel says:

    Ooh this is such a great post, so informative. I tend to only drink Rose but it’s so interesting to see all the pairings! xo

  9. Iris Tilley says:

    Im bookmarking this I so need it Thank you

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