Wine and Food Pairing Guide - Cheris Food _ Wine Pairing Tips

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					         “Keep it Simple” Food & Wine Pairing Suggestions
     Tip: Bring this with you to the grocery store for fast & easy shopping !

        Light bodied White Wines                    Medium bodied White Wines
    (ie:Pinot Grigio, Arneis, Sauvignon       (ie: Chardonnay, Gavi, Bordeaux Blanc,
                  Blanc)                                      Viognier)
White bean dip                               Smoked salmon, smoked seafood
Shrimp cocktail                              Crab dip
Unsalted Cape Cod potato chips               Cheese fondue
Mozzarella cheese (ie: pizza bianco)         Baked brie en croute/ or plain brie
Tomatoes: salsa or bruschetta topping        Gouda cheese
Goat cheese                                  Scallops wrapped in bacon
Feta cheese                                  Anything in a creamy or buttery sauce
Sushi/California roll                        Hot buttered popcorn
Miniature quiches                            Monteray Jack cheese
Guacamole                                    Smoked mozzarella cheese
Dips/spreads made with sun-dried tomatoes    Baba ganoush (eggplant spread)
Roasted red peppers (dip, spread, canape)    Shrimp Scampi
Teriyaki chicken                             Grilled Shrimp
Veggies & dip                                Potato Latkes
Garlic bread with Basil Pesto                Guacamole/ Sliced Avocado
Boursin cheese

       Medium bodied Red Wines                        Full flavored Red Wines
(ie: Pinot Noir, Beaujolais, some Merlots,    (ie: some Merlots, Cabernet Sauvignon,
                 Chianti)                      Bordeaux, Old Vine Zinfandel, Syrah,
                                                    Shiraz, Chateauneuf-du-Pape)
Baked stuffed mushrooms
Creamed mushroom bruschetta                   Colby cheese
Provolone cheese                              Aged Cheddar Cheese
Brie                                          Grilled Beef/ bite sized pieces
Havarti cheese                                Beef Teriyaki
Bacon                                         Bittersweet (Dark) chocolate
Ham (not to salty)                            BBQ pork, chicken, beef, ribs
Salmon (smoked or regular)                    Buffalo Wings (w/Zinfandel)
Sausage (not too spicy)                       Tacos or Chili (w/Zinfandel)
Hummus                                        Chorizo Sausage (w/Zinfandel)
Teriyaki Chicken/Beef                         Parmesan Cheese
Asiago Cheese                                 Salami/Italian meats
Swiss Cheese                                  Meatballs
Gouda cheese                                  Chinese spare ribs
Liver pate                                    Liver pate
Chicken livers wrapped in bacon               Pizza
*Serve cheeses with simple crackers (ie: Carrs Water Crackers) or sliced French bread.
Kiersten Ray-Kuhn 314-330-5570