Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Natalie MacLean's Top 10 Wine & Chocolate Matches

Natalie MacLean, author of Red, White and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass, offers her top 10 wine & chocolate matches just in time for Valentine's Day.

Visit Natalie's website
at to find these matches and more with her online food-and-wine matcher!

Natalie's top 10 wine and chocolate matches:

1. Dark Chocolate and Banyuls, France
2. Chocolate-Covered Biscotti and Recioto Della Valpolicella, Italy
3. Chocolate-Orange Cake and Liqueur Muscat, Australia
4. Chocolate with Nuts and Tawny Port, Portugal
5. Milk Chocolate and Tokaji, Hungary
6. Bittersweet Chocolate and Amarone, Italy
7. Chocolate-Dipped Fruit and Icewine, Canada
8. Chocolate Ganache Truffles and Sauternes, France
9. Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake and Framboise, California
10. Chocolate Hearts with Cream Filling and Cream Sherry, Spain


1 comment:

  1. Great list of wine and chocolate pairings. Interesting that all of the wines are fortified, late harvest, etc. I have also found that red table wine doesn't match too well with chocolate.
    Great blog!
    Kathleen Lisson