How to Deciper an Intimidating Wine List

Tastes Like: Tropical fruits, with a buttery finish
Pair it with Pork, chicken, seafood, strong cheeses

Pinot Grigio (Gris)
Tastes Like: Lemons, green apples, pears
Pair it with Salads, light fish, light cheeses, white pizza

Sauvignon Blanc
Tastes Like: Citrus, tropical fruits, herbs, gooseberries
Pair it with Salads, vegetables, fish

Tastes Like: Apples, pears, flowers, minerals
Pair it with Fish, cheeses, chicken, light appetizers, desserts (for sweet Riesling)

Tastes Like: Lychees, spices, flowers
Pair it with Asian foods, spicy foods, strong cheeses

Cabernet Sauvignon
Tastes Like: Cassis, black currants, herbs, cedar
Pair it with Beef, lamb, stews

Tastes Like: Black cherries, plums, spices
Pair it with Lamb shank, duck, sausage

Pinot Noir
Tastes Like: Cherries, strawberries, spices, flowers
Pair it with Salmon, tuna, pork, chicken

Tastes Like: Blackberries, black pepper, spices
Pair it with Chicken, BBQ, curries, stews