For some, buying wine is an exercise in fear, confusion, and shame. Will I sound like a fool if I don’t pronounce Viognier correctly? What is the difference between Shiraz and Syrah? Will I look like el cheapo if I don’t spring for the $40 bottle?
As if that weren’t enough, there’s the overly-complicated world of wine pairings… and wine pairings with Latin food. It’s enough to make us give up and pick up a six pack.
But before you do that, read the below wine buying and wine pairing tips from Jessica Altieri, CEO and editor of Wine Channel TV Digital Network. We asked her which wines pair best with Puerto Rican mofongo. Here’s what she had to say.