Pairing Your Wine with Popcorn
Movie Night In??. You can never have enough popcorn and wine. Perfect wine parings with your favourite popcorn. Who knew!
Caramel corn: Pair with a sweet wine, like our Cru Specialty Riesling Style Dessert Wine.
Cheddar or Parmesan Popcorn: The strong cheese flavours require a robust wine, such as our En Primeur Winery Series Australia Cabernet Sauvignon, or Italy Zinfandel.
Spicy Popcorn: For flavours with heat like cajun, chipotle, jalapeño flavours, pair them with our En Primeur Winery Series Germany Riesling Gewürtztraminer or our Cru International Müller-Thurgau Style. If you’d prefer a red, pair with our En Primeur Winery Series Winemakers Trio Red or En Primeur Winery Series Australia Pinot Noir.
Dark Chocolate Popcorn: This popcorn calls for a pairing with a decadent dessert wine, like our Cru Specialty Premium Dessert Wine.
Global Spices: With curry, harissa and other strong spices, pair with our Cru International Ontario Sauvignon Blanc style wine. Rosé is another option, you can try pairing with our Cru International French Rosé style.
Kettle Corn: Try an off-dry/semi-dry (slightly sweet) or sweet wine, like our Cru Select Germany Style Riesling Traminer.
Milk Chocolate Popcorn: Pair this with a port wine, like our Cru Specialty Premium Dessert Wine.
Salted Caramel or Chocolate: A dry sparkling wine makes for a great pairing, or our Cru Specialty Premium Dessert Wine.
Truffle Popcorn: The earthiness of the truffles will pair well with an earthy wine, like our En Primeur Winery Series Australia Pinot Noir, Spain Grenache Syrah, or our Restricted Quantities 2018 Spain Tempranillo.
White Chocolate Popcorn: Dessert wines are the perfect pairing, try with our Cru Specialty Vidal Style dessert wine.