For the wine enthusiast sometimes finding a perfect wine to pare with dinner can be a little tough. Luckily there are many rules of thumb that guide the host or hostess to create not only a perfect menu but pare it with the ideal wine. Unfortunately many of these guidelines are not much help when trying to find the ideal wine to serve with an Asian style meal.
Many Asian based meals such as Thai food and Indian curries involve such a wide range of flavors in not only just one meal but also even each dish paring a wine with them can be difficult. Wine experts agree that a versatile wine is ideal for these types of meals and in order to stand up to the spicy fare it should also have a high amount of acidity.
Recently one of the biggest wine experts in the world of Asian cuisine published an excellent book that helps wine lovers get the right parings for their food and wine. The book by Jeannie Cho Lee would be the perfect gift for the fan of both Asian food and wine so they know exactly which wines to bring home in their wine bags to pare with their meals.