What wine you choice to drink with your delicious seafood, is really a personal preference and there’s no right or wrong, but here are some suggestions:

  • Halibut and Oysters – chesin blanc, sauvignon blanc, pinio grigio
  • Crab and lobster  – chardonnay, viogier, pinot gris
  • fried seafood – sparkling whites and champagne
  • clams,scallops and lobster – albarino and vedelho, proscecco, dry riesling,seyval blanc
  • boiled shrimp – dry fino sherry from spain, vinho verde
  • tuna, salmon and blue fish – pinot noir, sangiovese, grenache, vin gris, semillon
  • Ceviche – sauvignon blanc
  • seafood stews – marsanne
  • seafood in a cream based sauce – chardonnany
  • Spicy Cajun dishes – rose’s work well
  • sushi – sake or a semi dry riesling
  • scallops – sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, brut sparkling wine, pinor noir
  • tuna – sauvignon blanc, pinot noir, chardonnay, merlot
There are even wine and seafood festivals complete with wine, fresh seafood, music and cooking demonstrations held in California, Oregan and Florida.
Pairing Wines with Seafood
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