Wines - Here Are A Few We Can Enjoy This Year

It is intriguing to know about the different wines, their tastes and combinations with food. Once familiar, you will see how much more you enjoy the right tastes with the right foods. Those not so familiar feel confused when it comes to making a choice. When it comes to picking up a bottle of wine off a shelf or from a wine list in a restaurant, even the wine connoisseurs are perplexed. Wines differ from one producer to another, even though the grapes are the same. It is virtually impossible for anyone to know everything about wines.

If one is adventurous then try to taste a different wine every time, lest you get bored with the same familiar taste every time you sip wine. There is also the risk of selecting a wine that might disappoint you. Of course, that will get registered and you will never select it again. For those who do not enjoy wine the best thing is to avoid it. But if your reason of not enjoying wine is that you are not well informed about it then rest assured you will begin to enjoy it afresh after reading this.

Most wines range from $ 15 - 30, though for a special occasion the price could be relaxed. Wines are made to go with food and the right wine can be had with just about any main course, side dish or special meals. The general rule of wine drinking is that the red wines go best with the red meats and the white wines are best with white meats like fish and poultry. But these are only the general rules and it is fine to make a combination of your choice.

Some of the wines are-
Z Gris is a dry, fresh rose blend from Rhone grapes and Syrah.

Pinot Grigio is an Italian white from a region in north Venice.

Johannesburg Riesling is a juicy fruity wine, with a long finish.

Reisling Kabinett, Pfaiz, and Diedesheimer Paradiesgarten have a tangy peach fruit flavor.

Sauvignon Blanc has an intense flavor of melon and citrus fruit.

Chardonnay is a vintage of Chard.

Zinfandel goes well with sausages.

Campaccio has a balanced, deep super Tuscan taste from the eleventh century estate in Italy.

Pinot Noir has an earthy, but fantastic berry fruit taste from California.

Cabernet Sauvignon is a wonderfully structured wine.

Here are a few tips to recognize the different wines from the bottles they are stored in. Wines come in three sizes of bottles.

Bordeaux comes in bottles with rounded shoulders.

Burgundy comes in bottles with sloping shoulders.

Rhine comes in tall, slim brown bottles.

Moselle comes in tall, slim green bottles.

Champaign however is the only wine which comes in larger-sized bottles.

Different Wines with Different Foods

Zinfandel, Beaujolais or Cotes de Rhone go well with fast food.

Cabernet Sauvifnon, Pinot Noir or Syrah are good accompaniments to red meats

Merlot or Cabernet goes well with cheese.

Reisling, Rhone, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Chianti or Chardonnay are good with poultry.

Soave, Souvignon Blanc, and Pinot Noir are good with fish.

As you get to know about wine you will enjoy and relish it better.

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About The Author, Ian Love
Ian Love is the owner of Perth Restaurant group West Valley and also owns Australian Wine retailer - Liquor Merchants. West Valley also specialize in catering for Functions in Perth, Western Australia