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!

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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 »

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Wine Pairings for Crespelle al Radicchio

Wine pairings for Crespelle al Radicchio Bianco: Köfererhof Gewurztraminer, Cantina Tramin Gewürztraminer Rosato: Peter Zemmer Lagrein Rosato, Cantina Terlano Lagrein Rosato Radicchio is pleasantly bitter. As the... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Fettuccine alla Papalina (Prosciutto and Egg)

Wine pairings for  Fettuccine alla Papalina Bianco: Tabbarini Trebbiano Spoletino Ardamando, Valentini Trebbiano d’Abruzzo Rosso: Argiolas Iselis Rosso Isola dei Nuraghi, Sella & Mosca Cannonau di Sargenga... Read More »

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Wine Pairings for Ravioli di Mozzarella

Wine Pairings for Ravioli di Mozzarella Bianco: Batasiolo Roero Arneis, Vietti Roero Arneis, Malvirà Roero Arneis Trinità Rosso: Cascina del Frate Barbera d’Asti, Forteto della Luja Barbera d’Asti Mon Ross, Il... Read More »