March 5, 2009

Fast Food Wine Pairings

A wine expert’s wine pairings for favourite junk foods including popcorn, pizza, nachos, hamburgers and fried chicken

Wine isn’t just for fancy meals and special occasions. Here are some of sommelier Natalie MacLean’s favourite fun combos:

Potato chips or fried chicken and Champagne

Popcorn and Chilean chardonnay

Nachos and California zinfandel

Pizza and Italian chianti

Burgers and Australian shiraz

Canned brown beans and tawny port

Fish and chips with German riesling

Natalie MacLean, author of the bestseller Red, White and Drunk All Over, offers a free wine newsletter at