Pairing Wine with Food - Basic Video Tutorial Tips on How to Match Wine and Food

Syrah? Zinfandel? Pinot Noir? Spicy Food? Cheeses? Barbecue? Which with which? Some basics on how to choose the right wine ... the proper pairing is one in which the wine does not overpower the food and the food does not overpower the wine. The truth is there is no hard set right and wrong, but there are some things to keep in mind when choosing. Here are some tips, advice, and wine pairing basics, from a wine expert, New York based sommelier Michael Cimino. Chef Kevin Reilly of Roost Restaurant in Rockland County NY serves up two dishes to challenge Michael to match with wines. Watch and listen in this video as Michael explains how he chooses his wines. - OFFICIAL WEBSITE
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-guest sommelier Michael Cimino runs the Cottage Views B&B in NY Finger Lakes wine country
-filmed at Roost Restaurant in Sparkill NY
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