A-Z Food and Wine Pairings

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Scallops Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

Shellfish, Raw Muscadet, Chablis, Champagne, Vinho Verde, Albariño, Pinot Grigio

Shrimp, Cocktail Sauvignon Blanc, Spanish whites and other high acid whites

Shrimp, Grilled-Broiled Muscadet, Albariño, Pinot Grigio, Fino Sherry, Chenin Blanc, unoaked Chardonnay

Squab Rhone reds (e.g. Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Cotes Rotie, Hermitage St. Joseph), Australian Shiraz and Grenache, Merlot, Super Tuscans

Soup, Clear Dry Fino Sherry, Madeira

Soup, Cream Fruity, dry whites, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris

Southwestern Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Vouvray, Pinot Noir, Languedoc-Roussilon reds

Sushi Riesling, sparkling wine. Pinot Noir for tuna and fattier and oily fish

Sweetbreads Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir

Thai Riesling (low alcohol-off dry), Pinot Gris, Vouvray, chilled Beaujolais, Pinot Noir, light Zinfandel

Tomatoes Sauvignon Blanc, rosé sparkling

Tuna Medium weight Loire and Rhone reds, Pinot Noir, oaked Chardonnay

Turkey, Roast Dry Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Turkey, Thanksgiving Fruity whites, Riesling, Vouvray, Tocai Fruiliano, light reds, Beaujolais, Chinon, Merlot

Veal, Roast Chardonnay, dry Riesling, Vouvray, Rhone whites, Pinot Gris, Rioja, Burgundy, Loire Red,

Venison Northern Rhones (e.g. Cotes Rotie, Hermitage) Piedmont reds, Australian Shiraz and Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux

Zucchini Sauvignon Blanc, Chablis, Grenache Blanc

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About Laura Levy Shatkin

Laura Levy Shatkin served for 10 years as food and wine critic for the Chicago Reader. Later, she became an Emmy-nominated executive producer for Taste, a 30-minute food and wine show on NBC-5 Chicago, which later merged into www.WineTasteTV.com, where Ms. Levy is a partner/owner. Today, she teaches private wine classes and hosts wine parties for consumers and firms, and continues to tell the video stories of wine, girlfriends and wine travel on her TCW blog, Wine…ing Women.