Assyrtiko, assertively dry and lemony, is a white wine that can stand up to the pairing challenge of the artichoke. Here’s a way to ease into this pairing and experience this great, Greek grape.
Salade Niçoise – the Provençal salad of tuna, egg, potatoes and haricots verts. Surprisingly, the salad pairs with a number of varietals, but not without some cautions. Check it out.
Really??? Brussels Sprouts??? Yes, really! This is a great “raw” preparation paired with exotic Vermentino – a noble grape of Sardinia now cultivated in California and Italy.