Wine and Beer Guide

Whether you are raising your glass for a toast, or pouring it into a stock pot, wine and beer are equally great for cooking and enjoying.

10-Minute Wine Pairing: Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

Find three wine strategies for a saucy and sweet chicken curry recipe.

A Soft, Aromatic, Off-Dry White
Photo: Randy Mayor

Match #1: A Soft, Aromatic, Off-Dry White

A soft white with a touch of sweetness rounds out the edges of the pungent sauce.

ZEROING IN: Easy on the alcohol and long on stone-fruit flavors, Washington state rieslings match perfectly with big, fiery foods from Southern and Southeast Asia. Although this recipe is not blazing hot, a touch of sweetness helps temper the curry and ground red pepper.

Snoqualmie Naked Riesling (pictured) Washington, 2009 ($12)

Pacific Rim, Riesling, Washington, 2010 ($10)

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