Topic of the Week 6/10/2019 - Advanced

Crayères conversation with some awesome pictures last week from , , , , and .

This week: Food pairing with sweet wines

What are the general guidelines to utilizing sweet wines in a pairing? What is the latest killer pairing with sweet wine that you've had?

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  • Generally speaking, find the sweet spot, pun intended  between heat and sweet keeping in mind viscosity for balance. Ask the sweetness and viscosity for a dance with the savory, smokey, earthy side. I am thinking of a Sauternes as a tango partner with some smoked domestic blue or cave aged bleu, My approach with dessert is to allow the dish to be a bit sweeter than the wine.

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  • Generally speaking, find the sweet spot, pun intended  between heat and sweet keeping in mind viscosity for balance. Ask the sweetness and viscosity for a dance with the savory, smokey, earthy side. I am thinking of a Sauternes as a tango partner with some smoked domestic blue or cave aged bleu, My approach with dessert is to allow the dish to be a bit sweeter than the wine.

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