So what do I look for when pairing wine with beef? It’s a good question so let’s lay down some simple points on which to riff.
1. Smoky flavors are complementary.
2. A little sweetness can help balance out the char.
3. Bold flavors are natural partners.
4. Beef likes some peppery spice.
5. Fatty foods like a little acid trip.
If you want to see what I mean, read on!
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