Whether you’re a connoisseur or just enjoy a spontaneous glass or two, pairing food and wine is always an important part to appreciating a decent wine.

Here is an infographic illustrating suggestions by Julien Miquel from the Best New Wine Blog of 2015, Social Vignerons, with the 15 Most Unusual Wine & Food Pairings. There are definitely a few couplings that will delightfully surprise you!

Some of the combinations include:

  • Beaujolas Gamay with a Mexican-inspired bowl of chips, accompanied with guacamole, proves to be a perfect fiesta pairing.
  • The creamy and buttery taste of a Chardonnay pairs perfectly with the toasty flavours in popcorn.
  • Brie and Champagne are a perfect pairings as the champagne breaks through the richness of the cheese, while the nutty and floral flavours in the cheese reflect the ones in the wine.

Wine & Food Pairing Guide: Unusual Must-Try Couplings