Christmas Food and Wine Matches

What are the best wine to match with your Christmas Menu? Here’s a few suggestions…

Fresh Shellfish: Champagne, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc Verdelho

Smoked Salmon: Champagne, Gewurtztaminer, Chardonnay

Barbecued Prawns: Crisp Rosé, Chablis

Asparagus: Sauvignon Blanc

Baked Ham: Aged Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Beaujolais

Roast Pork: Marsanne, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Malbec, Beaujolais

Christmas Turkey: Rich Toasty Chardonnay, Sparkling Shiraz or Merlot, Bordeaux Blends

Roast Chicken/Quail: Lightly oaked Chardonnay, Viognie

Plum Pudding: Liqueur Muscat, Spanish Black Sherry

Mince Pies: Tawny Port

Fresh Fruit Salad: Moscato, Late harvest Riesling

Fresh Berries: Botrytis Riesling or Semillon, Pink Muscat.