Part 3: Wine and Music Pairing

A glass of red wine with friends listening the jazz musicAs we discussed in Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s blogs, I definitely feel that the “right” music can enhance the wine-drinking experience.

In those blogs, I shared my favorite types of music for six types of wine:

After giving it a little more thought, I came up with a few more pairings:

There — my personal preferences for the genre of music I enjoy with various types of wine. Your tastes undoubtedly are entirely different… and that’s what makes the world go ’round. My hope is that you’ll simply give the idea of wine-and-music pairing some thought so that the next time you open a bottle of wine, you can enhance the experience.

By the way, there’s a grape grower and winemaker in Tuscany who is absolutely convinced that playing classical music in the vineyard makes for happier grapevines — and, by extension, better wines.

CBS News correspondent Seth Doane recently paid Giancarlo Cignozzi a visit, and you can view his report here.

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