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Archive for Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Super Bowl pairings: wine and wings

January 30, 2008

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Experts for the Washington Post offer suggestions of what to drink with some of the most popular Super Bowl fare:

¢ Chicken wings: sparkling wine; or Riesling, syrah/shiraz or zinfandel

¢ Chili: Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone, syrah/shiraz or zinfandel

¢ Guacamole: Champagne, unoaked chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, Torrontes

¢ Nachos: sparkling wine, Torrontes (with white meat), zinfandel (with red meat)

¢ Pizza (pepperoni or sausage): Barbera, Chianti, lighter-bodied zinfandel

¢ Popcorn: champagne or other sparkling wine

¢ Fudge brownies and chocolate chip cookies: Banyuls, muscat, port or PX sherry.

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