PANCAKE DAY: THE PERFECT WINE PAIRINGS FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PANCAKE TOPPINGS
Pancake Day is upon us, and in the spirit of never doing things by a half measure, we’ve compiled this guide to the perfect pairings for your favourite pancake toppings with the expert help of Master of Wine Patrick Schmitt.
If you’re looking to indulge in the ultimate Pancake Day feast this evening, then look no further than this handy guide – you’ll be raving about the flavour combinations until this time next year once you’ve tried out these wine pairings for pancakes.
5. Strawberries and Cream
Though a quintessential mainstay of the British Summertime, strawberries and cream are also a popular pancake filling and a mouthwatering prospect at any time of the year. Patrick Schmitt says:
“Having something sweet, creamy and fruity when it comes to your pancake fest? Well, I think you need something similar in wine terms, and for this, I have two Italian sparkling options. One is a delicious, peachy, sweet style of Prosecco with a lemon-zest edge called Cartizze. It’s wonderful, but also rare and pricey – Bisol make an outstanding version, although, at around £50, it costs more than 5 times your standard Prosecco.”
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