Valentine’s Rioja wine and food pairing menu
Impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day with this showstopper Spanish themed Rioja wine and food matching menu.
Start the evening with a bit of heat and try these succulent tiger prawns with a chilli and pepper Spanish-style Romesco sauce. The spicy flavours of the sauce make this BBC Good Food dish a perfect partner to a refreshing white Rioja wine.
For main course, go all out with this indulgent three-meat main, Spanish Cocido, a traditional chickpea-based stew. This recipe from our foodie friends at Delicious magazine is made with chicken, chorizo and pork belly and is the perfect partner to a Rioja Crianza.
To wrap up the evening of romance, keep it classic with this scrumptious peach and orange blossom honey cake from the Spanish experts, Brindisa. Using seasonal ingredients, this delicious recipe is the perfect partner to a white Rioja wine.
For more food and wine matching inspiration, visit our recipe section here.
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