BY WINE STYLE

Want to pair your wine with something delicious to eat?

Here are some recommendations to help get you started. 

Visit our Recipes page for some further inspiration.


SPARKLING WINES - DRY

BRUT CUVEE; CHARDONNAY PINOT NOIR; CHAMPAGNE; PROSECCO*

These dry styles match well with

Fresh Seafood - oysters; sushi; sashimi

Hard Cheeses - parmesan; roumano; vintage gouda

Canapes - filo tarts; salmon blinis 

*Is a slightly more fruitier style but also matches well with the above recommendations

 

WHITE WINES - SWEET

BOTRYTIS SEMILLON; MOSCATO

This fruit driven style matches well with

Creamy Desserts - panacotta; trifle

Fruity Desserts - poached pears and mascarpone cream; lemon tart

Rich Chocolate - chocolate mousse with strawberries

 

WHITE WINES - LIGHT & FRUITY

RIESLINGS; GEWURZTRAMINER

These styles have a light fruitiness that match well

Asian and Spicy Foods - chicken curry; pad thai

Soft Cream Cheese - Brie, Camembert or Feta

 

WHITE WINES - LIGHT & AROMATIC

PINOT GRIGIO; VERDELHO; SAUVIGNON BLANC

These lighter style whites have a touch of zest and herbaceous characters, they match well with

Cooked Seafood - seafood pastas and salads; grilled prawns; fish and chips; scallops

Vegetables - roast pumpkin with goats cheese; stuffed capsicum; vegetarian pastas

 

WHITE WINES - FULL BODIED

CHARDONNAY; VIOGNIER; SEMILLON

These more full bodied styles match well with

Chicken - grilled chicken; chicken caesar salad

Creamy Pasta - white wine and cream sauces; mushroom risotto

Hard Cheeses - parmesan; roumano; vintage gouda

 

ROSÉ - DRY

ROSÉ

This dry, textural style matches well with

Antipasto - platter of cured meats; salami; pate;

Pork - salumi; charcuterie; roast pork

 

RED WINE - LIGHT BODIED

PINOT NOIR; GAMAY

These lighter styles match well with

White Meat - Roast Pork, Chicken or Duck

Hard Cheeses - Parmesan, Romano or Vintage Gouda,

 

RED WINE - MEDIUM BODIED

SANGIOVESE; MERLOT

These medium bodied wine styles match well with

Italian Food - Rich tomato based sauces; meat pizzas

 

RED WINE - FULL BODIED

NEBBIOLO; SHIRAZ; CABERNET SAUVIGNON; DURIF; PETIT VERDOT

These full bodied wine styles match well with

Red Meats - T Bone Steaks; Stews; Lamb Shanks

Italian Food - Meatier sauces; Osso Bucco; Chicken Cacciatore

 

FORTIFIED WINE - AGED, FULL FLAVOURED

TAWNY; MUSCAT; FORTIFIED BOTRYTIS 

These aged wines are full flavoured and match well with

Soft, Creamy Cheeses - Brie, Camembert or Feta

Rich Desserts - Italian doughnuts; Dark chocolate tart