How To Pair Wines & Food Like A Sommelier

Wine and Cheese Pairing Spread
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It’s a typical Saturday night, and here you are again, lost in the aisles of the liquor store. You stare blankly at the wide rows of wine as you ask yourself, “what the heck goes with fish?” Eventually, you grab whatever bottle is closest (and cheapest) and walk out the door, praying the combination of this wine and fish won’t be a complete disaster.

It’s time to step up your game, so we’re here to tell you how to pair wines and food like a sommelier. These are the seven staple wine varietals that you should have in your arsenal of pairing go-to’s.