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By Jennifer Haggerty | November 19, 2018 11:29am EST Wines are among the most popular beverages in the world, but with so many new varieties, there’s never been a better time to learn how to pair them with your favorite foods and drinks.
Wine experts have plenty of ideas for pairing new varieties with new tastes, and they’re all free.
This week, we’re featuring Wine Expert Nick Tullock, author of the new book, Wine Pairing: The Essential Guide.
Tullock’s book includes tips for pairing wine with all kinds of foods and beverages, from salads and soups to meatballs, seafood, and more.
Tullocks advice is focused on finding new wines to pair with new foods and tastes, but it’s also worth learning how to learn more about how to properly pair wine with your own cooking and wine making.
Here are some of the tips from Tullos book.
Tollock recommends pairing new wine with food that’s already been enjoyed with wine, like:Salads and sauces, pastas, soups, and dishes that are usually served in a small amount, like chicken, turkey, beef, or fish.
For food that tastes new and is fresh, such as fruit salads and smoothies.
For foods that are typically eaten with wine but aren’t necessarily a new pairing, such in soups or fish, such a salad with wine.
Tailor your wine to your palate by pairing wine and food together with a specific ingredient or flavor, such like a lemon or apple tart.
You can also make the wine with a different wine in mind, such the wine of the year that’s being made and the season in which you plan to drink.
Tolstoy recommended pairing new wines with foods that taste like food that you already enjoy or have eaten in the past.
For the best wines, Tullok says to look for new wines from regions and regions of the world where you are familiar with the wine, and try to pair a new wine to a dish that you’ve been eating in the future.
Tailor the recipe to your taste.
Tulowitz recommends pairing the new wine of a given season to a wine that’s been paired with a dish previously served with wine that has a similar flavor, like an appetizer or dessert.
For a wine or dessert that has been served previously with a wine previously paired with wine and you don’t like, Tuls recommends pairing it with the same wine or with a new flavor.
For example, a new grapefruit or grapefruit and raspberry might be paired with orange blossom wine, or a new fruit with grapefruit.
Tuls also says to try to create a dish or meal that is enjoyable without having to spend time with a particular wine.
For a dish such as a crostini, tinese, or sambal, Tiltowitz suggests pairing it to a traditional Italian dessert such as lasagna.
For an appetizers, Tilsons tips are for those that want to experiment with food.
For more, check out Tullots new book on wine pairing: