Tunes and tannins – Pairing music with wine

If you’re looking to pop a bottle of wine and chill-out to some good tunes, I’ve provided a matching list of tracks that team well with some popular wine varieties.

 

Durif

Adele – Hello

A serious red wine with massive tannins teams best with Adele’s massive voice, and heartfelt lyrics.

Hello red, can you hear me?

adele tip the bottle

Chardonnay

Rufus – Take Me

Perfectly chilled music teamed with a perfectly chilled chardonnay – it’s a match that’s surprisingly smooth and satisfying.

ruf tip the bottle

Sauvignon Blanc

Lorde – Tennis Court

A New Zealand voice for a wine that New Zealand is famous for.

lorde tip the bottle

Rosé

Vance Joy – Riptide

While most of his songs would be consumed over a red, this upbeat tune goes well with a chilled Rosé. It reminds me of summer.

vance tip the bottle

Shiraz

Aretha Franklin – Respect

A classic full bodied wine with aromatic spices, deserves a classic song that everyone knows and loves to bust out the words to. It’s the wine you want when you get home.

aretha tip the bottle

Cabernet Sauvignon

Drake – Hotline Bling

With enough glasses of this wine you too can dance like Drake. Nuf said.

drake tip the bottle

Merlot

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

A smooth and well-rounded wine you can drink with a friend and really think out loud.

ed tip the bottle

Pinot Noir

Justin Bieber – Love yourself

The Biebs just keeps getting better with age, just like a Pinot Noir. You too, should go and love your Pinot Noir

bieber tip the bottle

Pinot Grigio

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Downtown

A crisp tune with crisp lyrics that you can rap to. It’s one wine that I would head downtown for.

mack tip the bottle

Tempranillo

Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)

A boppy tune that gets everyone’s feet moving. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a wine that appeals to the masses.

bruno tip the bottle

Riesling

Taylor Swift – Style

A slightly sweet tune that packs an edge to it.

tay tip the bottle

Moscato

Maroon 5 – Sugar

Sweet song for a sweet wine. The high sugar content of this wine will lift your vocal chords to another level, just like Adam Levine.

maroon tip the bottle

Champagne

Beyoncé – Single Ladies

The bubbles in this wine brings the girls together, and even gets the guys popping out their Queen B moves.

bey tip the bottle

Port

Van Morrison – Moondance

With Port being the perfect wine at the end of an evening, you’ll easily have one last dance left in you, so why not make it a Moondance.

van tip the bottle

 

 

Let me know what you like to listen to when you tip the bottle.

 

Until next time winos,

 

Cheers

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