Elevate your Italian Cuisine with the perfect wine pairings. Let’s be real, there are umpteen wines to choose, so it can be tough to know which you like best and what foods it pairs best with. Wine is extremely important to Italian Cuisine, so, don’t let a large wine menu discourage you. Read below to learn about Italian food and wine pairings!
Pairing Wine With Italian Food:
- Sauvignon Blanc: White wine in general, tastes good with lighter colored meats like chicken and seafood. But, if you go beyond just meat, try it with warm, decadent minestrone soup. Minestrone has been known to be a good pairing, especially with a heavy, hearty soup like minestrone. Another famous Italian dish to try Sauvignon Blanc with is shrimp scampi, chicken piccata, and even veal piccata!
- Pinot Noir: A nice glass of pinot will enhance any Italian red meat sauce. Polenta Al Forno con Funghi, or any dish with an earthy taste, like mushrooms.
- Merlot: Flavors like pork and poultry taste amazing with merlot! Try Cannelloni, a crepe stuffed with chicken, pork & veal in a light cream with fontina cheese, tomato & garlic, perfect with a nice glass of Merlot.
- Chardonnay: Chardonnay easily pairs with any fish or light meat. This light wine is sweet but won’t overpower your taste buds. Enhance your next Italian meal with Chardonnay.
Next time you need an extravagant Italian meal, contact Carpaccios! Our large wine selection will help guide the way for you. Carpaccio’s welcomes you into the warm and dramatic award-winning interior by designer Pat Kuleto. Carpaccio offers an array of seating options, including window tables. When the weather is pleasant the window walls recede and diners in this area enjoy the open-air garden ambiance. Take your dining experience to the next level. For more information visit our website at www.carpaccios.com or follow us on Facebook.