Wine

Italian wines, appertivi and digestivi are the most popular in the world. In this section, we provide a condensed history and accurate description of the most popular Italian Wines, and Liquors. We also provide a map of the regions of Italy, each with its own rich history and culinary specialties. We hope to preserve and promote authenticity!

Wine Pairings for Rotelle con Salsiccia e Panna (Sausage and Cream)

Wine pairings for Rotelle con Salsiccia e Panna   Coming Soon!   Check out our recipe for Rotelle con Salsiccia e Panna.   Cin cin! Christy Canterbury, Master of Wine (MW) Wine... Read More »

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Wine pairings for Tagliatelle Nere con Gamberi (Squid Ink with Shrimp)

Wine pairings for Tagliatelle Nere con Gamberi Bianco: Quintodecimo Falanghina, Capolino Perlingieri Falanghina Preta Rosso: Moroder Rosso Conero, Le Terrazze Rosso Cònero Praeludium This pasta has a nice undercurrent... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Gnocchi alla Sorrentina (Mozzarella)

Wine pairings for Gnocchi alla Sorrentina Bianco: Marisa Cuomo Costa d’Amalfi Ravello Bianco, Marisa Cuomo Costa d’Amalfi Furore Bianco Rosso: Cantine del Taburno Fidelis, Terredora Aglianico Campania, Marisa Cuomo... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Calamari con Calamari

Wine pairings for Calamari con Calamari Bianco: Marjan Simcic Sauvignon Opoka, Edi Simcic Sauvignon Blanc, DOLFO Sauvignon Blanc Rosso: Scurek Merlot, Kabaj Merlot, Batic Merlot This pasta is light and easy, so its wine... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Conchiglioni Ripieni (Stuffed Shells)

Wine pairings for Conchiglioni Ripieni Bianco: Mario Schiopetto Friulano, Borgo M Friulano Rosso: Fattoria Paradiso Sangiovese Superiore, Drei Donà Tenuta La Palazza Le Vigne Nuove This dish is rather light for pasta... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Risotto al Finocchio (Fennel)

Wine pairings for Risotto al Finocchio Bianco: Ocone Falanghina Taburno, Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina Sannio Rosso: Leonardi Bussoletti Ciliegiolo Narni Brecciaro, Le Tre Stelle Ciliegiolo Rosso di Toscana This... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Ravioli di Zucca (Pumpkin)

Wine pairings for Ravioli di Zucca Bianco: Tenuta Rapitalà Chardonnay Grand Cru, Planeta Chardonnay Rosso: Curto Nero d’Avola Fontanelle, Feudo Montoni Nero d’Avola Vrucara In this pairing section, I often caution... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Pennone con Ceci e Cipolla (Chickpeas and Onion)

Wine pairings for Pennone con Ceci e Cipolla Bianco: Edi Kante Vitovska, Vodopivec Amphora or Classica Rosso: Scurek Merlot This Sunday’s Pasta is full of character in the way that interior decorating often uses plain... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Spaghetti con Bottarga (Roe)

Wine pairings for Spaghetti con Bottarga Bianco: Argiolas Is, Dettori Bianco This pasta is salty and savory. The best wines to compliment it will be white – and orange – and its most challenging pairings will be red. In... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Pappardelle alla Boscaiola (Mushrooms)

Wine pairings for Pappardelle alla Boscaiola Rosso: Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo, Isole e Olena Cepparello A pasta packed with both mushrooms and sausage begs to take on a good red wine. This combo works... Read More »