We’re all looking for that perfect harmony of food, wine, place, mood and company. Some may have experienced it at a Michelin starred restaurant, others in their garden with a simple but perfectly formed barbecue or a great pizza with friends.
Professor Charles Spencer of Oxford University has done research which suggests that matching the right music can add up to 15% to your wine drinking pleasure. Click here to find out more.
Not surprisingly, the theory is that lighter, high tempo music adds to the enjoyment of lighter wines like Sauvignon and more textured richer music with rich reds like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Mathieu our winemaker has his choices here if you want to find out more. Do you agree? I hope it provides some inspiration this weekend! We’d love to hear your choices too.