Steak cool: Every square meal deserves a well-rounded wine

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Steak cool: Every square meal deserves a well-rounded wine

Veritas Young Wine Writer of the Year Tshepang Molisana selects the perfect wine for your meat

Tswelopele Maputla

When it comes to dining, what you drink is as important as what you eat, says Veritas Young Wine Writer of the Year Tshepang Molisana: 

Which steak should be paired with which wine? I wouldn’t want to waste a high-quality steak by pairing it with a poor wine. They must complement each other. You don’t want buy the most gorgeous sports car and then, when it comes to the tyres, you cheat yourself.

With sirloin, it’s important to find a Shiraz that’s of equal gravitas. It must have the correct amount of spice, which shows off the beautiful cloves and white pepper flavours, because the sirloin itself has been aged so that it echoes these flavours...

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