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Unexpected Wine and Junk Food Pairings

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French fries and champagne, popcorn and chardonnay—they're the ultimate high-low mix. “With these pairings, it's the acidity of the wine that makes the duos work so well," says Susan Lueker, director of winemaking at California vintner SIMI. “Acid balances the richness of the snack.” Here, she schools us on the best grapes to choose when you're feasting on, shall we say, a less than virtuous meal.