What wine goes with greens?

What wine goes with collard greens?

Collard Greens & Wine Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc

Southern Collard Greens contain deep, smokey flavourings and are traditionally made with pork (bacon). This delicious soul food fish goes perfectly with a Sauvignon Blanc.

What wine goes well with vegetables?

Lighter, vibrant vegetables, such as peas, celery, fresh greens, or green beans, pair well with sparkling wines or crisp, un-oaked white wines. Savory, earthy vegetables, such as mushrooms (technically a fungus), sweet potatoes, Swiss chard, or lentils, pair well with richer white wines, rosés, or even light red wines.

What wine goes best with Greek food?

The Right Wine Pairings for Greek Food

  • Meze (ie dips and pita bread) – a light red like a Pinot Noir or Sangiovese.
  • Salads – Sangiovese.
  • Fish, seafood and poultry-based dishes – Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Rosé
  • Lamb/beef – Syrah/Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Red-sauce based dishes – Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.

What wine goes with broccoli?

Chardonnay with Broccoli

A lemon-based, New World Chardonnay with no oak is best for broccoli. Californian style, fuller-bodied Chardonnay in particular is food-friendly and complements broccoli’s distinct flavour very well. Broccoli also becomes more wine-friendly when it’s cooked, so the two work in harmony.

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Can I drink red wine with salad?

Tips on pairing wine with salads

Don’t count out red wine: Higher-acid reds with herbal and floral notes, like those made from Barbera, Sangiovese, Gamay and cool-climate Pinot Noir, go well with balsamic vinaigrettes as well as salads with meat, cheese, nuts and dried fruit.

What should I drink with salad?

When a salad is dressed with apples or nuts, a zesty Pinot Grigio or more seductive Jurancon would be best, but an off-dry Albariño also works quite well. If strawberries or orange flavors accent the dish, Beaumes-de-Venise or Moscato d’Asti is perfect.

Does red or white wine go better with Greek food?

Greeks salads in Greece are tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese, olives, and onions, and optional ingredients like green peppers and capers. The best Greek wine with a Greek salad is Vidiano from Crete. … Sauvignon Blanc goes with Greek salad as well. Any high acid white wine would be a good match with Greek salad.

What is a good Greek red wine?

We run down the top five Greek wines to be drinking right now:

  1. LIMNIONA FROM THESSALY.
  2. SANTORINI ASSYRTIKO. …
  3. NAOUSSA XINOMAVRO. …
  4. NEMEA AGIORGITIKO. An indigenous Greek version of Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon. …
  5. PELOPONNESE MOSCHOFILERO. If you like good-quality Pinot Grigio, this local Greek grape’s for you. …

What wine goes with shawarma?

Crisp wines such as Sparkling Wine, Rosé, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc pair best with Chicken Shawarma spread on top of rice or stuffed into a pita. If the Chicken Shawarma is heavy on the garlic sauce, dry versions of these wines mentioned above will fare better.

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