Chilli

Jukes Wine And Food Chilli

Enchiladas, chimichangas (nuclear waste in a wrap), fajitas, chilli con carne, dragon’s breath pizzas (just ask Shrek) and any other fart-lightingly hot Mexican dishes all ‘embrace the dark side’ with a hefty dose of chillies. Thirst-quenching, chillable Italian red grape varieties like Primitivo, Nero d’Avola, Frappato or Negroamaro, or juicy New World Bonarda, Durif, Cab Sauv and Merlot are needed to cool you down and rebuild your taste buds. If you need a bottle of white then New World Chardonnay or Semillon, thoroughly chilled, will have enough texture and body to handle the heat. I love Clare Valley Riesling with chilli-laden seafood or chicken dishes but keep the price sub-tenner. Good Luck and May the Force be with You!