23 Sep '11, 8pm

Who says wines can't go well with curries? NK Yong has some brilliant recommendations.

Who says wines can't go well with curries? NK Yong has some brilliant recommendations.

Singapore, September 23, 2011 - What do you drink with chicken curry? Or Thai green curry? Did I hear someone say "beer"? Can wine go with such spicy food? Diehard wine enthusiasts would probably recoil in horror. A quarter of a century ago, French wine growers would have considered it blasphemous to drink French wine with anything else but French cuisine, or at least European cuisine. They soon learnt that only by promoting French wine with Chinese cuisine, for instance, would they have any success in selling their wines. To do this with any conviction they had themselves to be convinced of the compatibility of French wines with Chinese cuisine. It did not take them long to learn! I expect that most of us were brought up on the perceived wisdom of "yesterday: - red wine with red meat, white wine with seafood. Safe enough but how boring, and in any case that "wisdom" emana...

Full article: http://www.soshiok.com/article/16192

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