The basic rules of the wine/food match up are not difficult to master. There are tried and tested rules, such as young before old wines, dry before sweet wines, white wines before red wines, red wines with meat, and white wines with fish. However your choices are a great deal broader than you are led to expect. If people were simply to pick their favorite wines to accompany with their favorite dishes, they would be a great deal happier. But there are certain tips which may add to the experience, the primary one being simple: uncomplex wines with complex dishes and complex wines with simple dishes. However, at the end of the day, as stated by the famous Frenchman Henri Berau, “The first condition of a pleasant meal depends essentially upon the proper choice of guests”