Wine, unlike other alcoholic beverages, must clearly be combined with a dish which is an accompaniment. Red wine goes well with meat, especially beef and game. Lightweight, milogradovsky it is allowed to baked fish or chicken. The shade of red also love all the dishes are prepared using tomatoes. It should be borne in mind that a large number of pepper and other sharp spices contained in foods, you need to drink semi-sweet, traditional dinner is fine or even an excellent aperitif dry. The percentage of sugar and the fortress directly dependent on of the food served.
To the beginner it is difficult to navigate in the rich assortment of wine, but after tasting each bought a bottle it needs to pay attention to the specified in the label of the area in which the grapes are grown and bottled in containers of a given liquid. It will give preference to wineries that produce the best quality and aromatic drink. For starting you can settle for the information that the Italian province of Tuscany is considered the standard of wine production, France is in the same way boasts of its "Bordeaux" and "Burgundy," and America is "Oregon" and "Monomoy".
Some prefer to be guided in the choice of the terrain, and the variety of wine. It is not only certain varieties of grapes, some varieties are their blends, that is suitable for the composition of the combination. They have different strength and flavor, although the majority come to the same dishes. The most popular is the "Cabernet Sauvignon", presented in so a variety of price range that it can be bought for 200 rubles, and for a few thousand. Next on the falling of the fortress are "Pinot Noir" and "Merlot", a higher degree, ideal for deep-fried meat and barbecue, has a "Zinfandel".
Despite enshrined in the film industry believe that the taste quality of any wine is only improve, not all drinks support this dubious rule. Actually it all depends on the type and method of manufacture, and only experts can tell whether to keep a particular bottle. Some drinks extract does not dye, so do not buy them for the future, for example, silver wedding marriage registration. Would be a bummer if after knocking out the plug on "the newlyweds" smell is not a noble aroma, and the smell of sour vinegar. Manufacturers who value their reputation, before selling wine stand for a sufficient time, so bought a bottle need in a few months serve.
Advice 2: How to distinguish a good wine
On the shelves of wine shops products are available in a wide range. Dry and semi-dry, sweet and semi-sweet, fortified, fruit – everyone can find a wine that will have his taste. The popularity of this drink led to the fact that many unscrupulous manufacturers is a quality product slip consumers a substitute. So if you want to have on your table was a good wine, need to know how it can be distinguished from counterfeit or tampered goods.
Look at the price. If a bottle of wine is very cheap, it's obviously not a real drink. The cost of one bottle depends on the grape variety, production technology, transportation distances and other factors, so too low price should guard. Most likely, this wine is produced from inferior raw materials and has various supplements designed to hide the low quality of the product.
Buy wine only proven stores, specialty alcoholic supermarkets, wine boutiques. In such places usually care about their reputation, so to sell a fake it is simply not profitable. And conditions to store created most suitable.
Prefer dry wine. Production technology it is so complex that to tamper with it difficult and unprofitable. But sweet and semi-sweet wines are most often really are low-cost counterparts. High concentration of sugar successfully disguises the contents in the fault side ingredients. In this case, to distinguish the taste of this drink is from a fake is very difficult only if you don't know exactly what set of organoleptic properties must have a specific type of wine.
Buy wine in bottles. The use of glass containers increases the final cost of the product, so many unscrupulous manufacturers more profitable to use a cardboard box.
Pay attention to the label on the bottle. It should be the full name of the wine extract, sugar, fine or table wine, where and who produced the wine. Also there should be an inscription "100% natural wine", if not, then before you drink wine.
Go wine tasting. Well, if you know what color it should be. You will be easier to determine a fake. If you lack such knowledge, please note that this wine leaves a finish after powder wine it is not. Fake wine is usually darker than the real thing. Good wine has a delicate and pleasant aroma, and adverse odors will indicate that to you or a fake or defective product.
You can check the wine for authenticity without opening the bottle. Grab the bottle and sharply turn it upside down. At the bottom should stay sediment. If it is small and it is tight, then you have a good drink. If the precipitate is loose and it a lot, it is better to refuse to purchase such wine.
Please note on the cork while opening the bottle. If she shrivelled, blackened, has a musty smell the wine before you present, but it was kept in the wrong conditions. Therefore, most likely, the drink is ruined, and it is better not to drink.
Add a glass of wine a few drops of glycerin. If it drops to the bottom and will remain colorless, the wine present. If the drink has some impurities, the glycerin will acquire a yellow or reddish tinge.
How to choose wine? The abundance of wines in supermarkets and restaurant menus sometimes leads to confusion. Wines are white and red. Grape juice is generally colourless, but colouring the blame attached to the pigments contained in the grape skins. The color of red wine varies from dark to pale pink. Drinks from thick brown to Golden straw colors belong to the category of white wines.
The label should be catchy and colourful: the better the wine, the humble sticker. If you choose the drink of the upper class, it must be the words аppellation (wine community) or chateau (castle). Contrary to very popular we have the opinion that the temperature of any red wine in the glass should be room, the French themselves recommend young wines will certainly be cooled to 11-15 degrees.