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Wine and Food Pairings

Choosing the proper wine for food has been the subject of innumerable books, articles and debates among wine lovers.  The short – but probably unsatisfying answer – is experiment.  You’ll discover wines you enjoy with certain foods.

As a general guide, here are wines that should complement the food, without allowing either to dominate.

 

Spicy Food 

Gewurztraminer

Riesling
Pinot Noir
Chilled sparkling wines


Beef

Pinot Noir
Melot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Zinfandel


Desserts

Riesling
White Zinfandel
Chilled sparkling wines


Lamb

Pinot Noir
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Zinfandel


Pasta with Red Sauce

Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Zinfandel


Pasta with White Sauce 

Chardonnay
Pinot Grigio
Sauvignon Blanc


Pork

Riesling
Merlot
Pinot Noir
Gewurztraminer


Poultry

Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Grigio
Pinot Noir
White Zinfandel


Seafood 

Pinot Grigio
Sauvignon Blanc
White Zinfandel
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir


Vegetarian

Chardonnay
Pinot Grigio
Sauvignon Blanc



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