Food Pairing Chart

Varietals

Seafood

Poultry

Meat

Cheese

Herbs

Cabernet Sauvignon

Seared Tuna, Cioppino

Duck, Quail, Squab

Beef, Lamb, Venison

Aged Cheddar, Aged Gouda

Thyme, Italian Parsley, Bay Leaf, Rosemary

Chardonnay

Crab, Shrimp, Lobster, Sea Bass

Chicken, Turkey, Guinea Hen

Pork, Chicken, Veal

Jarlsberg, Brie, Camembert, Munster

Tarragon, Chervil, Italian Parsley, Dill

Gewurztraminer

Scallops, Crab, Smoked Salmon

Turkey, Chicken

Pork, Ham, Prosciutto

Smoked Gouda, Goat Cheese, Boursin

Ginger, Curry, Cilantro

Gruner Veltliner

Halibut, Sea Bass, Sole

Chicken, Turkey, Game Hen

Pork, Veal

Brie, Gouda, Feta

Coriander, Caraway, Dill

Merlot

Tuna, Salmon

Quail, Duck, Squab

Beef, Lamb, Venison

Aged Cheddar, Parmeson, Provolone, Aged Gouda

Basil, Italian Parsley, Mint, Thyme

Petite Sirah

Salmon, Tuna, Red Snapper

Chicken, Game Hens, Duck, Quail

Beef, Italian Sausage, Lamb

Asiago, Aged Cheddar, Aged Goat Cheese

Thyme, Basil, Italian Parsley, Bay Leaf

Pinot Grigio

Trout, Swordfish, Crab, Calamari

Chicken, Turkey, Game Hen

Pork, Prosciutto

Ricotta, Fontina, Provolone

Basil, Chervil, Italian Parsley

Pinot Noir

Salmon, Tuna, Swordfish

Duck, Quail, Squab

Lamb, Italian Sausage, Pork, Boar

Parmeson, Asiago, Fontina, Cambozola

Thyme, Fennel, Basil, Italian Parsley

Primitivo

Cioppino, Tuna, Bouilliabaise

Quail, Duck, Game Hens

Italian Sausage, Lamb, Beef

Parmesan, Fontina, Asiago, Ricotta Salata

Basil, Oregano, Thyme, Italian Parsley

Ros?

Salmon, Shellfish, Grilled Sea Bass, Trout

Chicken, Chicken-apple Sausage, Game Hens

Pork, Prosciutto, Ham

Goat Cheese, Parmesan, Feta, Gouda, Munster

Italian Parsley, Basil, Chervil, Chives, Curry

Sangiovese

Swordfish, Tuna

Duck, Quail, Squab

Lamb, Pork, Beef

Asiago, Parmesan, Fontina, Ricotta Salata

Basil, Thyme, Bay Leaf, Fennel

Sauvignon Blanc

Oysters, Crab, Sole, Trout

Chicken, turkey, Game Hens

Pork, Veal

Goat Cheese, Boursin, Feta, Fresh Mozzeralla, Ricotta

Dill, Chervil, Chives, Italian Parsley, Cilantro

Tocai

Monkfish, Calamari, Swordfish

Chicken, Guinea Hen, Pheasant

Veal, Pork

Taleggio, Gorgonzola, Fontina

Basil, Oregano, Italian Parsley, Chives

Zinfandel

Tuna, Cioppino, Bouillabaise

Duck, Quail, Pheasant, Chicken

Beef, Lamb, Italian Sausage, Barbecue Ribs

Parmesan, Aged Cheddar, Aged Gouda, Asiago, Dry Jack

Black Pepper, Basil, Thyme, Italian Parsley, Bay Leaf, Fennel

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