Straightforward wine before complex wine</li></li></ul><li>How to Pair Food with Wine<br />RED WINE <br />WITH RED MEAT<br />WHITE WINE <br />WITH WHITE MEAT<br />
Modern Wine and Food Pairing<br /><ul><li>Wine and food are made for each other.
When ordering wine at a restaurant, think of it as a spice that can enhance your food.</li></li></ul><li>Rich Lobster with a Buttery Chardonnay<br />If butter would typically be served with your main dish, in this case the melted variety, then choose a buttery Chardonnay.<br />
Spicy Chinese Food with Sparkling Wine<br />The bubbles douse the heat to make this a refreshing pairing.<br />
Earthy Wines with Earthy Food<br />Red wines that tend to taste slightly earthy such as a Pinot Noir, pair great with main dishes topped with earthy ingredients such as mushrooms or sun-dried tomatoes.<br />
Wines with Lemony Flavors<br />If the wine you’ve ordered has a lemony undertone such as a Sauvignon Blanc or a Pinot Grigio, drink it with any main dish that you would squeeze a lemon over, such as fish.<br />
Bottom Line…<br /><ul><li>There is no single “right” answer when pairing wine and food