Herb and Spice Pairing Chart

Flavoring that dish with fresh herbs and spices? One of the most important elements to harmonize between wine and food is flavor. Flavor encompasses spices, cooking technique, sauces and type of protein. When working spices and herbs, try these general guidelines when pairing your recipes with wine.

Bay leaf, parsley nutmeg
Mustard, clove, ginger, sage
Dill, parsley, clove, nutmeg
Mint, black pepper, curry
Basil, oregano, nutmeg
Thyme, chives, fennel, orange
Mint, sage cinnamon
Dill, sage, clove, ginger
Garlic, oregano, black pepper
Dill, lemon thyme, cumin
Tarragon, rosemary, juniper, white pepper
Tarragon, thyme, black pepper, clove

     

Cabernet sauvignon
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Gewurztraminer
Merlot
Pinot Gris
Pinot Noir
Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon
Syrah
Zinfandel

 

 









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