Someone recently asked us whether we can pair wine with food by reading a recipe, or whether we need to taste the wine together with the food. The fact is that most wine professionals make judgments about what wine to serve with a particular dish, or what type of foods might complement a particular wine, without having the opportunity to taste the food and wine together. It may sound like an inexact science, but in fact we apply various principles to arrive at what are likely to be ...

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