Question: What kind of wine goes best with Indian food?

What kind of alcohol goes with Indian food?

Indian Food and Beer Pairings

  • Light Lagers and Blonde Ales. The lighter beers, such as blonde ales and pilsners, pair best with lighter foods. …
  • Hoppy Lagers and India Pale Ales. Hops have made their comeback, and IPAs are here to stay. …
  • Wheat Beers. …
  • Amber and Brown Ales. …
  • Porters and Stouts. …
  • Sauvignon Blanc. …
  • Chardonnay. …
  • Riesling.

What wine goes with Indian curry?

Dry, rich whites with mild creamy curries: Fruity, unoaked or lightly oaked Chardonnay, like those from Australia or cooler parts of California have enough body to pair with creamier curries. If you don’t mind exceptionally floral, fragrant wines, try Gewürztraminer, which smells like rose petals and tropical fruit.

What red wine goes with spicy food?

Pick light-bodied, fruit-forward, low-alcohol reds. Avoid red wines with high levels of tannin and oak, as those will make the spicy food seem all the spicier. Lower tannin reds like Gamay, Zweigelt, Schiava, and some Pinot Noirs are great served slightly chilled.

Is Pinot Noir red or white?

Named after the French words for “pine” and “black,” Pinot Noir comes from a black-skinned grape of the same name. Although best known for making red wine, Pinot Noir is one of the few red wine grapes that also produce white wines, rosés, and sparkling wines like Champagne.

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What wine goes with Thai chicken curry?

“Light, crisp white wines with a bit of sweetness (like an off-dry Riesling) are safe zones when pairing with Thai food. However, if you are in the mood for red wine, go for light-bodied, light tannin, and high acidity wines like Pinot Noirs or Gamays.

What wine goes well with coconut curry?

“With spicy coconut curries, I like to pair a lightly sweet Riesling,” says Jon Cross, sommelier/wine director at Hinoki & the Bird in Los Angeles. “The sweetness cuts through the spiciness of the dish, but it also has good acidity.”

What wine goes with biryani?

With a biryani – Pinot Noir works well because it is quite light, fragrant and fruity – it won’t overpower the delicate rice dishes.

What is in Shiraz wine?

Syrah/Shiraz has a deep ruby-red to purple hue because it’s made with red-skinned grapes. When youthful, wines can be inky and opaque. The color is generally darker than Cabernet Sauvignon.