What alcohol goes best with Thai food?
The sweet muskiness of Pinot Gris works well with most Thai dishes, while a sweet Riesling goes with Thai-spiced seafood, stir-fries, and salads. Do you prefer beer with your food? Citrusy, spicy beers go best with hot and sour Thai dishes, while beef salad is the ideal match for an ice-cold Singha beer.
What wine goes with Thai curry?
The fruit complements the spice. Wines which have the scent of tropical flowers or exotic fruits will match well with the same notes in Thai dishes. Riesling and other German/Alsace wines such as Gewûrztraminer or Pinot Gris again score well here. Other examples include Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Argentinian Torrontés.
What wine goes with Thai yellow curry?
Riesling, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay (to certain extent), will be the go-to recommendations in most wine shops.
What alcohol goes with Thai green curry?
An off-dry riesling or pinot gris ought to work with this dish – sweetness always helps when chilli is involved. However, I’ve trialled many wines over the years and always come back to the same conclusion: sauvignon blanc from New Zealand or Chile.
What alcohol do they drink in Thailand?
Normally, whisky and vodka are mixed with soda. People usually drink in bars, restaurants and night clubs. Rice whisky is very popular all over Thailand and some people make their own whisky with rice illegally. Wine usually goes with food, but it’s not as popular here compared to Western countries.
What red wine goes with Thai green curry?
So I suggest a youthful Mosel, Rheingau, or Rheinhessen wine. Perhaps of Spätlese level to ensure some riper flavours to work with the chilli. This will be around 8 to 10 per cent alcohol, which will give you some sweetness too.
Does Viognier go with Thai food?
From Beef Rendang to Butter Chicken to Red Duck Curry, Viognier has the aromatic complexity and body to pair beautifully with spicy and savoury sauces. Beyond that, it will make a great companion to Pad Thai or a Moroccan Tagine, and will partner well with any dish featuring ginger.
What red wine goes with curry?
“The rich, full-bodied flavours of curries like massaman beef cheek curry with pearl cous cous need a wine that can match its generosity.” Classic red choices include Shiraz blends and Cabernet blends, or go for a Tempranillo or Sangiovese.