Guide to Wine and Food Pairings

02/18/2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


Taiwanese Community Center
5885 Point West
Houston, TX 77036
Room Number: 200


It is intimating to order a bottle of wine in the restaurant, especially when it comes to match with Asian cuisine. Traditionally food & wine pairing rules which work for European food can be challenging in this category. If you ever wonder about the decision making and curious enough to learn more about it, please come and discover with us!

Wine list and pairing dishes – 
1.    Salt-and-pepper Shrimp  v.s. Sparkling
2.    Kong Pao Chicken v.s. Riesling
3.    Roasting Duck v.s. Pinot Noir
4.    Honey Cake  v.s. Moscato d'Asti 

Helena Cheng
•    Former investment banker
•    Lived in New York & London 6 years each, and have lived in Houston in the past 2 years
•    Favorite wine region: Burgundy
•    Certifications:

1.    WSET III (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)
2.    IWP (Italian Wine Professional)
3.    CSW (Certified Specialist of Wine)



THSH or TAA members: $20  
Non-Member: $ 25 / per person