Wines to Pair with Chicken
Ordering chicken in every restaurant gives you a pretty good idea of how good or bad, and detail-oriented a restaurant's chef is.
Chicken loves wine, and picking a good one is not one of life’s most difficult tasks. The great thing about chicken is that there are 1,001 ways to cook it — and undoubtedly a 1,001 wines to go with it. And it must be eaten with wine. No one really says, "This is the perfect tea for Chinese beggar’s chicken” or that "the classic drink for Creole fried chicken is a Big Gulp." But they do say that Bourgogne (a Pinot Noir from France) is the perfect match for coq au vin (chicken cooked in red wine). A good wine, in other words, can elevate the most pedestrian of chickens to aesthetic levels. That's why they call it "Fine Wine."