We thought we'd share some of our wine-pairing tricks to help you decide what to drink with your next meal. There's no great mystery. Use a couple guidelines to steer you one way or the other. Share your tips and techniques in the comments.

Do what you like
Most food goes with most wine reasonably well, so it's hard to go wrong. This isn't a test. No one's going to grade your choice, and if they do, you probably don't want to eat dinner with them in the first place. Pick a wine you like and start from there.

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