food and wine matching

Laithwaites food and wine pairing

I don’t need an excuse to take up British food and wine challenge!

I can spot a food and wine Scientific Experiment a mile off. When online wine merchant Laithwaites told me they were bigging up Britain’s regional dishes with food and wine pairings it didn’t take me long to get out the pans and start cooking. This is how I got on. Château Le Coin Sauvignon Gris 2015 Sauvignon gris …

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Wine review: McGuigan Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013

McGuigan’s winemakers use grapes from south Australian vineyards for its reserve range. The small print: South Australia – 12% abv – Grape: sauvignon blanc – Buy: Tesco  –  Price:  £9.99  – screwcap – 2013 – Tasted Feb 23 2014 – Drink in 1 year of purchase Food matches Salt and pepper squid, seafood paella, green …

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Wine review: McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay, 2011, Adelaide Hills

Shortlist is a range of individually numbered and limited release wines from McGuigan. The small print: Adelaide Hills – 13% abv – Grape: chardonnay – Buy: Tesco online –  Price:  £15   – screwcap – 2011 – Tasted Feb 23 2014 – Drink in 5 years of vintage Food matches Creamy pasta, poultry dishes, shellfish, …

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