Christmas presents such a joyous occasion of the year to discover and sample new wines. Seriously, what could be more fun than learning how to pair beautiful wines and champagnes with your festive and classic Christmas dishes. Does Muscat pair best with Christmas pudding or Christmas cake? Do we prefer Pinot Noir with duck or smoked salmon? If you are interested to know what to serve your friends and family with your turkey and puddings this year, then our award-winning Chef Joseph from Karma Kandara Bali has done the research. We’ll toast to that!
Champagne or Sauvignon Blanc
Duck or Chicken Liver Parfait
Rhone Reds such as Chateau neuf du Pape
Barolo or Chianti although I prefer a Spatlese Riesling
Cabernet Sauvignon or Red Bordeaux
Cotes du Rhone
French White Burgundy
Cream or Oloroso Sherry, Sweet Madeira
Chocolate Yule Log
Black Muscat or any other sweet red wine*
*If you can find Banyuls (AOC), a fortified aperitif or dessert wine made from old vines cultivated in the terraces on the slopes of the Catalan Pyrenees in the Roussillon county of France.