These pairings are worthy of a lifetime Walmart ban.
This story originally appeared on MyRecipes.com.
In these tumultuous times, bringing the entire internet together seems like an almost impossible feat.
For those of you who’ve been living under rocks, here’s what happened: An Arkansas woman was banned from her local Walmart this week for drinking wine out of a Pringles can. Employees say she had been aimlessly riding around the parking lot on an electric scooter while sipping from the booze-filled can since early that morning.
Listen: I’m not saying that this was a wise use of this woman’s time and Walmart’s resources. But if guzzling wine from a Pringles can at 6 a.m. in a grocery store parking lot is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Most people who’ve commented on the story seem to agree:
Whenever a hero emerges, it’s only natural to want to emulate their achievements. But wait! To fully appreciate this Pringles/wine combo, you must pair them appropriately. You can’t just go around drinking a Chianti from a Sour Cream & Onion can—what is this, amateur hour?
I spent an absurd amount of time (far more than could be considered reasonable or professional) researching which wines pair best with which Pringle flavors based on acidity, intensity, and overall flavor.
Here’s what I found: