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Food Blog Recipes Matched With Wine

A great post has just gone up on the wine blog My favourite wino Lar Veale matches some recipes from Irish blog awards nominees – including CheapEats – to just the right wine. Cheers. is rising towards the top of the Irish food blog scene. With their Grilled Trout, Sweet Potato Mash, Rocket and Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade recipe, I’d pair it up with a wine with a bit of body, but I think I’d stick with a white as red can sometimes clash with fish oils to give a horrible metallic taste.

I’m opting for a Riesling from Alsace which can hopefully stand up to the sweet potato and tapenade. Alsace is relatively underestimated and undervalued. Sheridan’s in Dublin have a good selection. Look up the producer, Paul Ginglinger.

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