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White Wine Food Pairings

Viognier
Chiles relleno
Chinese BBQ spare ribs
Orange flavored beef
Indian madras curries
Salsas
Sesame or miso glazed fish
Tandori meats
Roasted chicken
Squash raviolis
Spicy tuna
Dishes with a fruit component to them such as pork with sautéed apples, duck with figs etc.

Gewurztraminer
Blackened fish
Spicy crawfish
Creole food
Hot and sour soup
Halibut
Coconut milk dishes
Spicy Indian food
Fried calamari with spicy sauce
Dishes with a fruit component to them such as pork with sautéed apples, duck with figs etc.

Gruner Veltliner
Rabbit stew
Tomato salad
Seaweed salad
Ham
Onion tart
Vegetable first course
Shellfish
Anchovies

Vouvray/Savennieres
Squash bisque
Bouillabaisse
Blanquette de veau
Beef bourgogne
Cassoulet
Coq au vin
Duxelles(mushrooms)
Grilled portobello mushrooms
Sushi
Spicy tuna

Pinot Gris
Grilled vegetables
Cerviche and marinated raw fish
Raw oysters
Stir fry vegetables
Fried catfish
Veal Francais

Sauvignon Blanc
Goat cheese
Trout amandine
Sushi
Blackened
Blanquette de veau
Chinese
Guacamole
Shrimp/chicken scampi
Spinach/strawberry salad
Roast duck

Prosecco
Onion rings
Fried calamari
Sushi/sashimi
Asparagus risotto
Antipasti

Riesling
Korean BBQ with kim chi
Sushi/sashimi
Teriyaki-shrimp, chicken, beef
Spicy cold noodles w/ sesame
Spicy Chinese food
Nachos
Miso glazed salmon
Spicy tuna

Puligny Montrachet
Mushroom salad
Lobster
Grilled Salmon
Oyster Rockefeller

Muscadet
Raw Bar
Oysters
Clams

 

 

 

Pinot Grigio
Antipasti
Fried clams/fried calamari
Baba ghanoush
Vinaigrette w/ lettuces
Roasted peppers
anchovies

California Chardonnay
Chicken Caesar salad
Steamed mussels
Clam bake-lobster, corn on cob
Grilled salmon
Lobster Pasta with herbed cream sauce

Red Wine Food Pairings

Rosé
Gazpacho
Ham Enchiladas
Cobb Salad
BBQ Spare Ribs
Antipasti/Bruschetta
Eggplant parmesan
Spicy Indian Food
Lemon Sole
Crabcakes
Strawberry Spinach Salad

 

Cabernet Sauvignon
Beef tenderloin
Grilled steak/lamb/duck
Chicken with red wine sauce
Chili
Bruschetta
Lamb Chops

 

 

Merlot
Beef Fajitas
Chicken Pot Pie
Hamburgers
Bouillabasse
Buffalo Chicken wings
Chili

Pinot Noir
Grilled Salmon or Swordfish
Roast turkey or chicken
Sautéed mushrooms
Grilled Portobello mushrooms
roast or lamb stew
Chicken marsala
Ham
Mushroom risotto

Shiraz/Syrah
Lamb grilled or roasted
Grilled steak
Arugula Salad

Zinfandel
Grilled: salmon/chicken/vegetables
Grilled cheese sandwich
Roast or rotisserie chicken
Beef tenderloinwith port wine sauce
Dishes with a fruit component to them such as pork with sautéed apples, duck with figs etc.

Petite Syrah
Grilled Steak/Lamb

Cotes- Du -Rhone
Roast peppers
Sardines/Anchovies
Sausage and peppers
Grilled Steak

Vacquereyas
Grilled Steak
Pairings similar to Cabernet Sauvignon

Chianti
Veal Capretto (salad on the top)
Toamto Sauced dishes
Mozzarella and tomato salad
Spanish Manchego,Parmesan and other hard cheeses
Bolognese

Montepulchiano
Pizza
Pasta
Antipasti

Spanish Reds from Rioja and Ribero
Roast Lamb
Grilled or Sautéed Portobello mushrooms with olive oil and garlic

Dolcetto
Antipasti
Soups
Stews
Chinese take-out

Barbera
Great with just about any food

Amarone

 



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