Wine & Seafood News 2018-01-17T15:20:13+00:00

Wine & Seafood News

15 Foolproof Seafood and Wine Pairings

April 22nd, 2018|

Pairing wine with seafood doesn't have to be a challenge. Try these can't-miss matches and smart suggestions for effortless—and delicious—sipping and serving. 1 of 15 Photo: Howard L. Puckett Mixed Seafood + Rías Biaxas Recipe: Paella Cubana We love: Martín Códax Albariño Rías Baixas (about $14) Seafood and wine make a natural pair, and [...]

Lively white wines pair with rich shrimp-feta spaghetti dish

April 8th, 2018|

Author: Michael Austin of the Chicago Tribune Shrimp, feta and tomatoes come together for a simple spaghetti dish that's packed with flavor. (Bob Fila/Chicago Tribune/TNS) This dish combines briny seafood with rich cheese and the natural acidity of tomatoes. Here are three bottles — a sparkling wine from [...]

Top Pairings for Wine and Seafood: The Best Pairings for Prawns or Shrimp

February 11th, 2018|

Author: Fiona Beckett Prawns or shrimp on the shell A seasonal treat so the simpler the wine the better. I love those French seaside whites like Muscadet or Picpoul de Pinet with freshly cooked prawns. Italian whites like Pinot Grigio and Greco di Tufo also work well as do Vinho [...]

Pairing Wine with Fish

February 4th, 2018|

Author: Madeline Puckette Learn what wines pair best with the four different groups of fin fish. From flaky tilapia to steak-like swordfish, there are a range of potential wine pairings. Beyond just the choice of fish, the sauce and fish preparation affects what tastes best when pairing wine with fish. [...]

Top wine pairings with scallops

January 28th, 2018|

Author: Fiona Beckett Scallops are some of the most delicious seafood around and some of the most flattering to a serious white wine. There’s one grape variety that will almost always see you right but also some other options Grilled or seared scallops Searing scallops enhances their sweetness and makes [...]

5 Wines to Pair with Seafood

January 21st, 2018|

Author: Dan Dunn Think Mediterranean bottles—or classic Champagne—when pairing wines with crustaceans and fish. When it comes to food and wine pairings, seafood can be a wildcard—primarily because there’s so much variety to be found within the category. Lobster’s flavor doesn’t much resemble a scallop, and the heartiness of trout [...]

Pairing Wine with Seafood

November 1st, 2017|

Author: Gayot Seafood does not always have to be paired with white wine. Actually, some fish and shellfish do not go quite well with varietals such as Pinot Noir and Merlot. Don't be afraid to  pair wine with sake, either! This list will help you plan which wines to pair [...]

Pairing Wine and Seafood

October 1st, 2017|

Author: Gretchen Roberts Don’t drown out the delicate flavors of seafood with an overpowering red; we offer 4 different types of wine light enough to mesh well with delicious fish and shellfish. Which wines go best with fish and shellfish? People often choose a white wine for fish, and with [...]

Best Wines for Seafood

September 1st, 2017|

Author: W. Blake Gray Expert Guidance, from Whites to Reds to Rosés. Pairing wine with seafood isn't a difficult task. Think in terms of weight and substance—delicate raw fish and light, briny shellfish go best with equally delicate, light white wines. Similarly, a piece of grilled swordfish will go better [...]