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You Can (And Should) Pair Wine And Cake. Here's How

Have your cake and drink wine, too.

11/11/2016 1:40 PM AEDT | Updated 11/11/2016 2:49 PM AEDT
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Lauren King
Rich chocolate cake goes perfectly with madeira.

There's nothing quite like tucking into a big slice of cake, whether you're at a birthday or home alone in bed (look, any time is cake time).

But what if you wanted to have cake and wine? There's no shame in that, we're all friends here.

While you could argue that cake goes with any wine, award-winning wine writer, Alice Feiring, believes differently.

When you get a cake and wine pairing right, the results are incredible -- the flavour of the cake is balanced out and amplified, bringing out hints you wouldn't have picked up on. Equally, the wine experience is heightened, too.

Take a look at Feiring's tips below on how to quickly and simply pair treats with wine (and other alcoholic drinks).

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