Appreciating Wine



wine and food pairing


There are no rules of pairing correctness.  There are pairings that may have potential limitations, but there are measures you can take to address them.  Components of wine and food are the key elements that we taste: sweetness, sourness, bitterness, saltiness and  umami.  These essays and exercises explore how those components interact with each other and with your individual taste thresholds.


Wine and Food Pairing


Experimenting With Wine and Food


Rules and How to Break Them


Umami ---The Secret of Deliciousness