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Serious Grape: Fish and Seafood Wine Pairings

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The March issue of Food Arts magazine arrived in my mailbox last week. It's a publication intended "for the trade," so I always find it especially interesting to see what chefs (or in this case, sommeliers) are saying to their peers. This month, an article called "Catches & Matches" addresses the rules for pairing wine and seafood.

Or should I say, rule. Singular.

According to the article, only one rule applies: when it comes to wine pairing, it isn't the fish that matters, it's the preparation of the fish. Here are a few other highlights from the article.

Do you have any rules for wine pairings?

About the author: Kara Newman has written about wine and spirits for such publications as Wine Enthusiast and Sommelier Journal magazines, and is the author of Spice & Ice, which explores 60 tongue-tingling cocktails.

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