Wine & Dine Guide

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Chateau Ste. Michelle and Dr. Loosen

Riesling’s bright acidity and fruity character make it the most versatile of white wines to pair with food, and Eroica Riesling of Washington State is a stellar example of the varietal...

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  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Eroica Riesling

    2008 Eroica Riesling Columbia Valley

    The 10th vintage of this Old World–New World partnership offers a delicious counterpoint to the piquant lemongrass, fish sauce, and curry in this dish. The sweet mandarin and peach flavors of the wine echo the sweetness of the coconut milk in the sauce. The zestier lime and orange notes of the Eroica Riesling, meanwhile, balance out the pairing, keeping it refreshing and keeping guests coming back for more.Entertaining Tip
    Don’t worry about not having the “right” glasses for serving Riesling. Any larger-size goblet that tapers at the top will provide enough room for swirling the wine and appreciating its bouquet.


pan-roasted fish with thai curry sauce

Pan-Roasted Fish with Thai Curry Sauce

Other wines simply could not stand up to the complex fusion of flavors in this Pan-Roasted Fish with Thai Curry Sauce without flopping.


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Mendo Crab Cakes

Sunset's Test Kitchen panel thought the Eroica Riesling also paired beautifully with this starter.



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