Food we love with Riesling

Get recipes and find out which cuisines taste best with this versatile wine

Bacon Deviled Eggs
Photo: James Carrier

Riesling is hands-down the best food wine in the world. Its balance of intense acidity, minerality, and fruit makes it an especially good match for spicy foods and the mix of ethnic flavors popular in the West.

CUISINES

Almost all Asian (Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian); Southwestern; barbecue

SPECIFIC FOODS

Barbecued ribs and chicken

Cheese (especially asiago, cheddar, gorgonzola, gouda, gruyère)

Chicken

Chicken satay

Corned beef

Crab

Cured meats (salami of all kinds)

Dolmas

Eggplant

Eggs (deviled, frittatas, omelets, quiches)

Enchiladas (chicken and seafood)

Fried chicken

Green vegetables

Grilled fruit (apricots, peaches, pineapple)

Guacamole

Ham

Indian curries (chicken, seafood)

Onion rings

Plantains

Pork (especially pulled pork)

Root vegetables (rutabagas, turnips, yams)

Salads

Sausages (especially pork and poultry) 

Shellfish of all kinds (lobster, prawns, scallops)

Sushi (especially with pickled ginger)

Tandoori chicken

Tomato chutney

Veal

 

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