• It's Time to Forget the Old Rules of Wine Pairing

    8 days ago - By Eater

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    Because drinking what you like shouldn't be hard On any given night in the pre-pandemic days, there was a four-top at a restaurant with a small-share-plates-so-order-several-items-and-I'll-course-it-out-for-you type of menu, and, inevitably, someone in the group would want the sommelier to recommend a wine to pair.
    Many times that sommelier was me, and often in that moment, I've hesitated. You want to know what I, a stranger, think you should have with your meal, with no clue what you actually like? Sometimes I just want to look you in the eye and say, “This is your dinner...
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