Paradoxically their wines frequently met in huge tanks where they were blended to create cheap generic wines in which all individuality of aroma and flavor was lost in collective anonymity. I could describe the label which features a Ralph Steadman cartoon of an Alsace winegrower in tradition costume now rarely seen , but it makes way more sense to who it to you, see above. The impressive architecture of Riquewihr from that period was paid for with the profits from this business. By the way, after that event Brian Harlan immediately decided to change the labeling of all the dry Dr. Now they are taking a similarly radical step for their Classic range of varietal wines, which will all switch to the label above. This Palatinate white wine is the perfect companion to Sushi Rolls and Sashimi, fits excellently also to Thai Curry and Indian Curry, wonderful also to seafood or vegetarian courts, in short everything which is Asian and Oriental, with fine sharpness of Curry, ginger and Chili. Screwcaps help no end, as a long lineup of Pegasus Bay Rieslings tasted this year, which dated back to , showed.
Wine pairing with Asian food, on StarChefs
Contrasting tastes in wine and food matching is another approach that can be used with Asian food. Steven Raichlen's Lemongrass Chicken Evidenced by the prolific number of Vietnamese and Thai restaurants currently operating in this country, Southeast Asian cuisine's popularity has skyrocketed in the last ten years. Torrontes also works well with a wide range of dishes. Planning to join in on Chinese New Year celebrations?
Decanter restaurant critic Fiona Beckett gives tips for pairing wines with popular Chinese dishes, from a Western perspective. The wine complements the hotness of the jalapenos while not overpowering the fish. The many layers of ingredients and flavors featured in one dish and the simultaneous serving of multiple dishes can make pairing wine with Asian food overly complicated and risky. Dry riesling is a good match with Cantonese food but is generally less successful with fiery Sichuanese dishes which pair better with an off-dry style.