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Make pairings that work...


INTRODUCTION

Relax
Passing pairings
Key strategies and balance
Nuts and bolts

 

PASSING PAIRINGS

Depending on how well the wine and food work together, pairings can be graded

1+1=3

When the wine and the food, together, seem to be better and more vibrant than either is on its own, it is considered to be a pairing where 1+1=3.

In other words, the perfect pairing of wine and food—where they combine to create an ethereal moment in...

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