FOOD NL

The wine enemies: foods that undermine your wine

Oenophiles be wary! Stay vigilant against the food “enemies” that could spoil your wine. A brief overview of what to avoid with your next bottle.

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Domaine de la Terrasse d’Elise, a leading light of the Languedoc

Our new Wine of the Week lets you discover one of the finest references of the Languedoc at honest prices. Learn more about this domain and its monovarietal masterpieces.

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How to store an opened bottle

What do you do when the bottle is already open? iDealwine offers you some suggestions for your next partly drunk bottle.

FISH PAIRING

Pairing wine with fish and shellfish

With fish or anything else from the sea or ocean, we open a bottle of white to go with it. We’re agreed on that, but the question is which white ...

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Vegetables: the best food and wine pairings

We won't lie, vegetables tend to make rather awkward companions for wine. Awkward, but not impossible! We’re on hand to guide you through the best pairings.

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Champagne pairings

Champagne. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Instead of serving as an aperitif, why not give it pride of place at your next dinner with these paring suggestions?

The Jura: wines with altitude

A tour through the rolling vineyards of this charming mountainous region, home to characterful wines that are becoming increasingly sought-after. It can only be the Jura.

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The iDealwine vinification glossary | Part 2: White wine

After focusing on the technical jargon used by winemakers in the production of red wine, a little lesson on the terms thrown about in the winery while making white wine.

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Château Haut-Brion: approaching 500 years of excellence

Château Haut-Brion’s double classification is a unique and prestigious distinction and the wines are incomparable. We tell the interesting tale of its origins.

A poke bowl pairing

Move aside sushi, the latest trend to hit the food world is poke! iDealwine is on hand to answer that all-important question of wine pairing.