Pairing Wines With Party Food

I have had this deep burning question ever since I started drinking wine. Sometimes it actually keeps me up at night.

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I’m Tracy Byrnes, Fox Business anchor and Wine With Me columnist, and I have been dying to know what wine pairs well with guacamole and chips.

I mean donít you want to know that too? Or buffalo wings? Or ribs? Or any other party food!

So I called in my friend, Jeff Jensson, one of The World Wine Guys, who is also one of the entertaining and lifestyle Editors at Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

I picked my favorite party foods and Jeff paired the wines.

So to play along, here are the foods I picked:

Chips and guacamole
Buffalo wings and ribs

Party Food Wine Pairing

And Jeff brought these wines:

Truant Four Vines, Old Vine Zinfandel: $12
Taken, Napa Red Blend (60% Cabernet, 40% Merlot) 2011: $30
J. Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc: $16

Though any bottle of those varietals will do.

So now itís a party! And can you guess which wine pairs with which food?

Listen and find out!

Centí Anni.

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