A Definitive Guide to Pairing Cake and Wine

Cake without wine is like a day without sunshine: Both are still enjoyable in their own way, but each is way better when you're buzzed.

But not just any wine goes with any cake, mind you: Different kinds call for different wines, and nobody knows how to pair cake and wine better than Alice Feiring, the award-winning author of such books as "Naked Wine" and "The Battle for Wine and Love." As an expert in all-things oenoligical, Feiring was kind enough to lend her expertise to the lifestyle specialists at Amara, who then compiled that information into a definitive guide to dessert pairings.

Take a look at the infographic below for Feiring's tips, then wait for a cold, cloudy day and make some room in your cake-hole for the appropriate booze: