Friday, September 13, 2013

30 Second Wine Advisor: Chianti, meet Rhone, meet food

Wine enthusiasts spend a lot of time contemplating which wine-and-food combinations go together well, which pairings don't work and play together well, and why it's not always easy to find the perfect match.

But sometimes one would just as soon push past the angst and the drama and just get right down to pulling a cork and breaking bread.

That's when we start looking for the basic rules, the simple principles that make picking a good wine for dinner an easy chore.    Here are a few tips that go beyond the basic, too-simple, "red wine with red meat, white wine with white meat."

Read the rest of my "30 Second Wine Advisor" column for this week.