Food Pairings

Mushrooms: The Perfect Complement to Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Mushrooms are a tasty, low-calorie and a versatile ingredient that can be made in so many different ways. What’s even better, mushroom dishes taste beautiful paired with a glass of sparkling wine. Here are a few ideas to put together for your next dinner-to-impress. Creamy mushroom pasta A classic dish and a great choice for…

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Sushi and Sparkling Wines

Many readers will be just like me and can never say no to sushi! The beauty of sushi is that it caters for many people’s dietary requirements and there really is a limitless recipe list on how to enjoy this popular Japanese cuisine. We were invited by YouMeSushi to taste a selection of the sushi…

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Vegan Foods to pair with (Vegan) Bubbly!

It’s Veganuary! Whether you’re a long-term vegan or just dipping your toes, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy a good meal and glass of fizz. Check out these vegan-friendly Champagnes and sparkling wines – then it’s time to decide, what food to pair with it? Sparkling wine is really versatile and pairs with almost anything, from sweet…

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Sparkling Wine & Fried Food: A Match Made in Heaven

When it comes eating food with Champagne and sparkling wine, the first thing many people think of are sophisticated meals like lobster, caviar and duck. While these are tried and tested classics which undoubtedly go well with a glass of bubbly, why not try something a bit more down-to-earth? As sparkling wine becomes more popular…

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Valentine Canapés

Valentine Canapés with Hartz Barn Wines Black Bead Sparkling La Grein 2006. “Roses are red, so is my wine. Refill my glass & I’ll be just fine” Barossa Valley and red wine go hand in hand. Like bread & cheese or chocolate & strawberries, red grape varieties love growing in this historical area of South Australia….

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Enjoy Prosecco Desserts this Christmas

If enjoying a glass of Prosecco isn’t enough for you this Christmas, you can also enjoy Prosecco in many desserts this year. Waitrose is selling a Prosecco Panettone and a Semi-Fredo festive dessert made with meringue and Prosecco cream. Asda has an Extra Special Italian Panettone & Prosecco pudding, which has Prosecco and brandy infused cinnamon…

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Enjoy Amedei Chocolate with your Bubbly this Christmas

Premium chocolatiers Amedei Tuscany have unveiled their Christmas gift sets for 2016.  From September, consumers will be able to order their Christmas Boxes for both corporate and private gifts.  The boxes feature textured ivory paper with embossed gold decorations, evoking the image of rays of sun shining on the thick snow of a white Christmas. …

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Champagne Flavoured Crisps

Fortnum and Mason have started selling luxury crisps. Made with home-grown produce from the family farm in Cambridgeshire and hand-cooked in small batches, the Savoursmiths snacks come in different flavours including Champagne and truffle. Champers & Serrano Chilli: ‘The crisp bubble of Champagne is accented with a touch of sea salt and a warming kick…

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Sweet & Savoury Treats to Enjoy with Champagne

Food company Caprera, who sell high-quality products from independent producers, have given us their top picks for pairing with Champagne. On the savoury side, CNWC Crackers Halen Môn Sea Salt Crackers offer a classic, non-invasive taste, ensuring that the taste of the Champagne is not compromised.  Featuring a satisfying crunch and sea salt from Anglesey, they…

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