Risotto – just the name all by itself conjures up delicious visions of creamy decadence! Risotto is a great starter to a meal, but it’s also a meal all to itself. There’s actually a festival coming up in honor of this Italian favorite – the 9th Annual International Risotto Festival – in Katy at the Houston Design Center.
Perfect wine and food pairings do happen, but usually they take a little effort to achieve.
In general, you want the weight of your wine to match the weight of your food. Heavier foods like roasted meats or dishes with heavy sauces need a full bodied wine.