Wine and food pairings

Pairing food and wine is not always easy. But if you get it right, it can take a meal to a whole new level. To make the food and wine magic happen, the AOC Touraine has some suggestions for you that should pair perfectly with the wines from our best terroirs. Enjoy!!

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TOURAINE SAUVIGNON

  • Sologne asparagus
  • Guéméné andouille sausage
  • Périgord salad (duck, lettuce, tomatoes, sweetcorn, nuts)
  • Avocados
  • Stuffed artichoke
  • Cod oven-baked in foil
  • Salmon with sorrel
  • Carpaccio of scallops
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TOURAINE GAMAY

  • Delicatessen: Pork rillettes from Tours, Ardennes ham, sausage
  • Black pudding
  • Touraine jelly
  • Suckling pig
  • Veal chops
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TOURAINE RED

  • Cracklings
  • Rabbit pie
  • Grilled skewers or barbecued meats
  • T-bone steak
  • Beef bourguignon
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TOURAINE ROSÉ

  • Crackling
  • Galipettes* tourangelles with goats cheese or rillettes from Tours (* stuffed white mushrooms)
  • Cake with olives
  • Shrimps with mayonnaise
  • Tomato tart
  • Pissaladière (bread pastry base, mild onions, sardine and anchovy paste, black olives, rosemary and thyme)
  • Pizza (homemade!!)
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TOURAINE SPARKLING WINE

  • Finger food
  • Cake with bacon cubes
  • Flaky pastry pie with goats cheese
  • Loire pike-perch fillet
  • Sologne strawberry mousse
  • Clafoutis
  • Pears poached in red wine