Food & Wine Pairing : Gewurztraminer “Sanct Valentin” 2019 x Spicy Wok

This medium-bodied, aromatic still white wine will go well with a spicy wok. Its intense and sweet exotic fruit flavors will be ideal to contrast with the strength and power of a spicy dish. You will also appreciate the fresh, deep, slightly sweet notes, which will allow a perfect transition to a sweet dessert.  Friday, […]

HIDDEN GEMS : Louis M.Martini 2016

Our Hidden Gems of the week is a bottle of Louis M.Martini 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. This wine is remarkable for its distinctly layered wine with notes of ripe dark plum, black currant and sage. Rich and full-bodied, this superbly balanced wine has an expansive mid-palate and an exceptionally long finish. Its refined […]

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING : Riesling Trocken Dönnhoff x Japanese Salmon Bowl

Perfect match : Riesling Trocken Dönnhoff x Japanese salmon salad. The acidity of this dry white wine from Germany will be perfect to balance a fatty fish like salmon.  Moreover, the fresh aromas of lemons and green apples blend perfectly with the freshness of this dish. Amsterdam, February 19th, 2021

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING :Apple Pie x Gewürztraminer

Gewürztraminer is a pink grape variety, of the Traminers family. It is also called aromatic pink savagnin.  Present in France in the vineyards of Alsace It is one of the noble grape varieties that can benefit from the Alsace Grand Cru appellation. Gewürz means spicy and immediately, one end of the veil is lifted. The […]

WINE PAIRING : Moët Imperial x Carbonara

Today we are going to explore a perfect match between french hennessy and italian speciality. So let’s introduce the topic of the day : Moët Imperial x Carbonara : This champagne has a beautiful golden yellow color with green reflections. The aroma is that of green apple and citrus fruits, fresh nuances of minerals and […]

Wines of Italy!

Italian wines have been on the rise for some time, at the forefront of an increasingly broad market This year, Italian wines have hit “historic” levels in both volume and value  Leading the way has been demand for Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico However, Italy is home to over 400 DOCs and DOCGs!  Would you like a course to […]

WINE PAIRING: Hungarian goulash and natural Kadarka

Goulash, a rich meat stew, is one of the national dishes of Hungary. It can be prepared with beef, veal, pork or lamb and is seasoned with paprika and other spices. We chose the pork version for today. Cut the pork into 2cm cubes. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium […]

WINE PAIRING: Zucchini Linguine with Herbs and Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner is the signature wine grape of Austria. Classic Grüner Veltliner wines show citrus aromas, such as lemon peel and grapefruit, complemented by fresh vegetal notes and green, herbaceous flavours. Grüner Veltliner is one of the most versatile food wine in the world due to its ability to pair with “difficult” foods such as […]

WINE PAIRING: Chicken polpettine and Tornatore Pietrarizzo

One of the wine and food pairings of our Christmas Wine Tasting will be something truly delicious – Tornatore Etna Bianco Pietrarizzo and chicken polpettine with lemon sauce. Polpettine are small Italian meatballs that usually made with ground pork, beef or poultry. There are variations of polpettine in just about every region of the country. […]