Tag: Japanese

Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

2 Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

 mywinepal  June 13, 2021

I paired for dinner a Japanese-style Sablefish dish with two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery. They have their new, to me, MODEST WINES label. I opened their La Graves Robber 2020 (a Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon blend) and their The Eye of the Partridge 2020 Pinot Noir Rosé wine. The labels are fresh and original.  The sablefish filet comes…

Pairing Japanese Dishes with Italian Wine?

 mywinepal  June 26, 2017

We have heard about fusion cuisine; mixing elements of French dishes with Mexican spices, for example.  But have you considered fusion also as the pairing of cuisine from one region with the wine from another region?  Recently I and a few other wine and food writers sampled the pairing of Japanese food from Miku Restaurant in Vancouver, with Valpolicella and…

Haywire Pinot Noir for Chinese Year of the Wooden Horse

Pairing Asian Flavours with Haywire Wine

 mywinepal  January 13, 2014

What wines do you pair with Asian food?  I hear this question quite often.  When we think of wine, we think of  traditional European dishes such as roast beef, chicken, pasta, etc.  But what do you do with a Malaysian sate with peanut sauce?  That is what Haywire Winery from the Okanagan tried to answer for us, while we enjoyed…