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A Curious Coupling … That Works

What’s the best wine to serve with an egg dish?

I’ve been cooking breakfast professionally for more than 25 years. In fact, I’ve cooked so many breakfasts, the smell of maple syrup makes me a little queasy and the sight of a waffle iron makes me want to lie down with a cool cloth on my forehead.

So when reader Joan Duncan wrote and asked about the best wines to serve with a holiday brunch, I thought it would be a snap.

Not so much. I started with a simple omelet, with a bit of cheese and a few vegetables. After cooking it, I sat down at the restaurant and poured samples of six kinds of wine.

Read more at charlotteobserver.com.