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Top 10 Seafood Wines 2012

Wines for Pairing with Fish and Seafood

Numanthia 2009 Termes paired with crisply-grilled red snapper at STK restaurant in West Hollywood

We typically pair fish and seafood with white wines because they're lighter in body. They also lack the often heavy tannins found in red wines that can overwhelm the delicate flavors and textures of many seafood dishes. Yet, there are plenty of successful fish and red wine pairings, such as the one pictured above, that have the ability to change popular perception. With this in mind, we've put together a diverse selection of white, rosé, red and sparkling wines that will pair well with an even more varied range of fish and seafood, from oysters and swordfish to poke salad and paella. Hailing from Austria, California, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain, our Top 10 Seafood Wines 2012 can be purchased for as little as thirteen bucks or as much as 50. Pick up one up at your neighborhood wine shop, order online or locate one on the wine list of your favorite fish restaurant.

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