How to Pair Seafood with White Wine

2018-06-23T23:13:31-05:00June 24th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

With Easter a few days away, what better way to start the long weekend than with a trip to the Sydney Fish Market for fresh seafood to be paired with white wine.

Whether you’re entertaining friends and family at home or simply taking time out to chill for four days, this guide for how to pair seafood with white wine will take the hassle of deciding what to eat and drink this Easter.

How to Pair Seafood with White Wine

1. Salmon Fishcakes + Casillero Del Diablo Chardonnay

For a Good Friday dinner that’s light and delicious, pair fresh salmon fishcakes with Casillero Del Diablo Chardonnay. Medium bodied, the wine is aged in French oak barrels and retains a lively character with a fruity palate. It has delicate hints of white peach that complement fish cakes with touches of hazelnut on the finish.

2. Vietnamese Prawn And Rice Noodle Salad + Baily & Baily Venture Series Riesling 

For a light Easter Saturday lunch, Vietnamese prawn & rice noodle salad is set to impress your guests with its bright and zesty flavours. Pair it with Baily & Baily Venture Series Riesling from the Clare Valley region, a crisp and well-balanced wine with citrus and floral aromas.

3. Seafood Pasta With Cream Sauce + Francois Martenot Grand Pres Macon-Villages Chardonnay

Fresh tagliatelle with seafood in a light creamy sauce begs for a wine with good structure and acidic balance such as Francois Martenot Grand Pres Macon-Villages Chardonnay from Burgundy in France. The wine has a fruity dominance with aromas of white rose supplemented by fresh citrus fruits and acacia.

4. Seared Tuna Niçoise Salad + Craftsman Style Series Chardonnay 

A lively and elegant Seared Tuna Niçoise Salad brings the flavours of the Mediterranean to the table for Easter dinner. Pair it with Craftsman Style Series Chardonnay, smooth and buttery with creaminess, clean oak character balanced with a subtle and fresh acidity.

5. Thai Green Fish Curry + Isabel Estate Pinot Gris

A Thai Green Fish Curry is an easy dish to put together and you’ll be rewarded with zingy Thai flavours. Pair it with Isabel Estate Pinot Gris, a wine with aromas of red-apple skin, quince and subtle underlying ginger spice that lead to a layers of pear, nectarine and baked apple tart on the palate.

6. Crab and Prawn Ravioli In Seafood Bisque Sauce + Cat Amongst The Pigeons Eden Valley Chardonnay

For a more decadent dining experience, indulge in Crab and Prawn Ravioli in a Seafood Bisque Sauce. Pair it with Cat Amongst the Pigeons’ Eden Valley Chardonnay, a wine with tropical and stone fruit aromas and subtle oak flavours that finishes fresh and crisp on the palate cutting through the richness of the bisque sauce.

The wines range from $10.99 to $29.00 and you can find them at Dan Murphy’s stores.



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