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Wine and Food Pairing
While most people follow the “white wine with fish and fowl, and red wine with meat” school of thought when it comes to pairing wine with dinner, Karlicek says one fail-proof rule of thumb is putting wine with fare from corresponding origins. For example, he suggests a “refreshing Spanish Albariño with octopus salad or an earthy Oregon pinot noir with alderwood-smoked salmon.” And Kelley offers up a pairing advisory: “You never want the wine to overpower the flavors in the dish, or vice versa.”

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