Food Pairings

The Best Sandwiches to Enjoy with Champagne

Sandwiches are very popular in many people’s daily diets from packed lunches at school to the quick snack requirement at work, of course, we also love sandwiches during afternoon tea especially when they come with a glass of Champagne or two. It is said that in the USA alone some 300 million sandwiches are enjoyed…

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The Best Pizza and Prosecco Combinations

Many will admit to, though wish they didn’t, that pizza is a favourite treat in their weekly dining habits (49% of people in the UK eat pizza at least once a week) with the history of this famous Italian dish dating back to 11 June 1889 when a Margherita was served to King Umberto I and Queen Margherita…

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Homemade Sushi with Champagne or Prosecco?

A favourite dish for many is sushi from Makizushi to Temari, it is a healthy style of food that also pairs very well with sparkling wines. This popular cuisine from Japan is enjoyed across the world and produced in many styles to include the Westernised version which sees sheets of nori seaweed used to contain rice,…

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King Prawns and Award Winning Belgium Sparkling Wine

I must admit that just recently I have been watching those iconic episodes of Keith Floyd on his journeys across the globe, thank goodness we have Youtube where we can overindulge in great series of cooking such tempting culinary delights. Whenever I watch Keith, no matter what time of the day, I get the urge…

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The Best Dessert Pairings for Sparkling Wines & Champagne

For those of us who delight in discovering how the incredible variety of sparkling wines pair with our favourite dishes, there’s simply nothing quite like finding that perfect pairing. Much of the discussion around sparkling wine and Champagne pairings, however, is focussed around the savoury side of our diets. Grappling with big, meaty flavours, creamy…

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Choosing the Right Wine for Your Food

As we all know, wine and food pair wonderfully together, but you do need to ensure you have the right wine based on what you are planning to cook. If you are throwing a dinner party, doing some research to learn more about the perfect wine for your planned meal is a great way to…

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English Sparkling Wine Pairing Dinner Chez Vintners’ Hall with Searcys

#EnglishWineWeek certainly calls from some English Fizz too and this is what was on offer during a special ‘wine pairing dinner’ at Vintners’ Hall, London. A three course dinner and reception supported by the sparkling wines of Furleigh Estate and Nyetimber with Searcys being the evening hosts to welcome a selection of press and valued…

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Cheers to a Healthy Body with Champagne and Sushi

Are preserved and fermented foods good for your health? Let’s take sushi and Champagne as an example. There are many different types of sushi, but the most popular is Makizushi. The term makizushi refers to rolled sushi — a filling of fish or veggie wrapped in vinegared sushi rice and nicely wrapped in toasted nori…

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Pairing Prosecco DOC with fine foods by Head Chef Danilo Cortellini

Though Prosecco has had a very good time of recent years with increasing sales and fans across the world, it has also taken on the tag of being the cheaper sparkling wine alternative especially against the likes of Champagne. I do not really want to compare the two, but for consumers it is still very…

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