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Pair Your Favorite Wine with Food – Part 2

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In our previous post, we covered wine and food pairing for some of our wines. As promised, here is the rest of food pairing list!

Nine Hills Shiraz: Nine Hills Shiraz, like Sauvignon Blanc is known for its versatility in pairing. However, if you are choosing Shiraz, you might want to order smaller meat portions, stew and less spicy food rather than bigger fattier meat. You can pair your favorite Shiraz with grilled lamb, beef stew, brisket, salmon, sausages, black olives and roasted chicken/pork. Vegetarians can pair this wine with vegetable stew, lentil salad and veg burgers. You can satisfy your sweet tooth by pairing it with some yummy chocolate cake.

Nine Hills Shiraz Rose: Nine Hills Shiraz Rose has endless pairing options. This delicious pink wine goes best with Salads, light pastas, rice dishes, seafood, grilled chicken and pork, basically anything. Pair it with strawberries and berries, to enhance your taste experience.

Nine Hills Viognier: This exotically fruity, rich white wine has complex tastes hidden in it. Hence, it’s best not to drink Viognier with lighter food, as it will completely overpower the taste of the food. Viognier loves spices, so pair it with spicy chicken wings, chicken in red curry paste, Chicken in Thai curry and if you love Indian food, then this is the wine for you!

Now that you have all the information you need about wine and food pairing, which pairing will you try first?

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Pair Your Favorite Wine with Food!

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Do you often find yourself confused about wine and food pairing? Fret not, you are not alone. Most wine lovers often complain that pairing their favorite wine with food is a difficult task, however it need not be anymore. Here is a list of Nine Hills wines and foods that pairs best with them.

Nine Hills Cabernet Sauvignon: Nine Hills Cabernet Sauvignon goes best with red meat and mushrooms. So, you can try gruyere burger, a mushroom pizza or some marinated steak. This wine does not go well with chocolate; instead, you can pair it with berry tarts or assorted cookies.

Nine Hills Chenin Blanc: Nine Hills Chenin Blanc is one of the popular wines, which goes well with most foods. Pair your favorite Chenin Blanc with seafood like Sushi and smoked salmon, Fish and Chips, Squids and fish patés. If seafood is not something you like, then you can pair this wine with vegetarian options like Avocado, asparagus and peas. Apart from these options, you can also try this wine with roasted chicken, ham salads, vegetable salads and cheesy pastas. Since, Chenin Blanc is a sweet, dry wine it goes best with desserts like apple pie and cheesecake.

Nine Hills Sauvignon Blanc: Nine Hills Sauvignon Blanc is a hot favorite among oenophiles as well as beginners. The reason for this is its amazing taste and its versatility in food pairing. This wine can be paired with a variety of foods, like grilled fish, roasted chicken, spaghetti with herbs, Jalapeno and tomato Sandwiches, grilled vegetable pasta among other things. This crisp, white wine will taste best with lemon cake, apple and apricot based desserts and grapefruit.

Wine and food pairing is all about experimentation. What works for one, might not work for another, the trick is to try as many wines and foods together and decide for yourself. Your favorite wine not on this list? Our next post will have the rest of the Nine Hills Wines and their food pairings. Stay tuned!

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