Champagne and Food Pairings

on 13/04/12 at 1:37 pm

Wine

In the UK Champagne is often drunk on its own but for many this celebratory drink takes on an exciting fresh dimension when paired with food.

One London restaurant is taking this theory to the limit by serving Champagne with hot dogs in a new London restaurant. You can also have a bath in it, in another venue.

It seems a versatile drink, so the drinks business has compiled a list of food that sits well with Champagne, with some of them being a little unexpected.

When pairing Champagne and food the acidity of the wine is key. There are some classic pairings – caviar, oysters – but there are some more unexpected foods that are also an ideal match.

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