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- Georgie - 02-06-2010 05:34 PM

Hubby's birthday dinner request. I love SB, but is that the best choice?


- Thomas - 02-06-2010 06:07 PM

Georgie,

Shrimp has a delicate sweetness to it that pairs really well with fruity wines, white or light red.

For a scampi, how about trying out a (white) Vermentino, Vernaccia, Verdicchio, Orvieto or (red) Lagrein, Valpolicella, Bardolino?

See what the wine shop has.


- Georgie - 02-06-2010 11:09 PM

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll see what I can find. Much appreciated, foodie.


- wdonovan - 02-08-2010 10:40 AM

Prosecco wouldn't be the worst thing in the world. Mainly because of it's ability to scrub you tongue of garlic and oil.


- Georgie - 02-08-2010 12:14 PM

mmm I love prosecco, and it's rather festive!


- Thomas - 02-09-2010 11:17 AM

Prosecco would be fine, too.


- hotwine - 02-09-2010 11:36 AM

A nice cava might also work. Two we've enjoyed recently are the Marques de Galida Cava Brut Reserva and the Codornui Cava Brut Anna de Codornui, both made from Pinot Noir and therefore pink. Very festive and refreshing, in the $11-$12 range.


- Georgie - 02-09-2010 12:21 PM

Thanks, guys!