This is pure decadence, and a good idea from the folks at The Wine Company to suggest this pairing of Mooncakes with Sweet Dessert Wines... Besides the below wines, I would recommend the Noble One and Brown Brothers Muscat too.
The savoury dense mooncakes will be akin to X'mas fruit cake, and the combination will be delightful... However, remember to have enough chinese tea as the final beverage to clear the palate of all that sweetness.
There was a good story in the Wall Street Journal recently about the rise of Muscat, the sweet white wine made all over the world but closely associated with Italy where it is called Moscato. Last year this grape took off growing ne... Read Post
When it comes to dessert wines, most people have heard of Sauternes or ice wine (location unspecific). Perhaps some have heard of Tokaji, the sweet wines of Hungary. But few have heard of the sweet wines of Austria's Burgenland regi... Read Post