Food and wine pairings ideas for your Xmas Eve

Before Christmas, presents are waiting patiently to come out hiding and to be under the tree. 

But you must wait midnight to have the pleasure to unwrap (or more to rip out) this wonderful wrapping paper that Aunt Lucy put a long time to do… 

But waiting this time, our stomachs are ready to begin festivities! So we give you here food and wine pairings ideas to impress your guests… 

Salmon toasts: a white Sancerre, fresh and floral

Oysters:  a mineral and fruity Quincy

Avocado and shrimps cups: a Pouilly-Fumé, with iodine flavours

Capon and chestnuts: a supple and slightly peppered red Reuilly 

Beef with foie gras (Tournedos Rossini in French): a fruity and spicy red Menetou-Salon 

Chesses: with a white Coteaux du Giennois, supple and perfumed

A cheesecake with blackcurrant marmalade: a Châteaumeillant rosé, fruity and crispy