The most interesting, and arguably easiest way to learn about pairing “Old World” wines with food, is to think about where the wines come from.
To make a long story longer…
Wine in the “Old World” exists for many reasons other than “commerce.” For example:
1: Wine, 2,000, or 1,500, or even 500 years ago, was something to drink that wouldn’t kill you (like the water could).
2: Wine was also a source of calories that could be raised from soils that wouldn’t support […]