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Mooncakes with Sweet Dessert Wines - Delightful!

- 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.
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Gusbourne Brut Reserve 2010, another fine English sparkling wine

Food & Drink / Wine : Jamie Goode's Wine Blog (9 hours ago)

I’m getting quite excited by the progress of English sparkling wine. Here’s another good one. Gusbourne Estate is one of the most highly reputed of the English producers, and they’ve got sizeable vineyard holdings: 40 hectares in Ke... Read Post

Fake food: impossible pairing?!?

Food & Drink / Wine : Dr. Vino's Wine Blog (2 years ago)

Howard Goldberg tweets: “I wonder what wines @drvino, the Combo King, would recommend for Claes Oldenburg’s fake food on display at MoMA.” Aha! Good question. Which wine to pair with fake food–perhaps some fake wine? Maybe Bill Koch... Read Post

The Rise of Muscat, a Sign of The Apocalypse?

Food & Drink / Wine : Winecast (3 years ago)

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

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