Wine and Pasta Pairings

It’s world pasta day and in honor of the occasion, we are highlighting the best wines to pair with your favorite pasta dishes. Pasta can sometimes be a tricky dish to pair with wines because there are so many sauces and side dishes to consider. We offer wine suggestions for some of the most popular pasta dishes below.


Pasta with Tomato Sauce:

Medium Bodied Red Wines

Try a Zinfandel or Dry-Italian

Masciarelli Montepulciano D’Abruzzoh

Klinker Brick Zinfandel


Pasta with Cheese Sauce:

Full Bodied White Wines and Light Bodied Red Wines

Try a Chardonnay or a Pinot Noir

Rombauer Chardonnay

Bread & Butter Pinot Noir


Pasta with Seafood:

Light White Wines or a Rieslings

Try a Sauvignon Blanc or a Riesling

Josh Sauvignon Blanc

Frisk Prickly Riesling


Pasta with Pesto:

Light White Wines

Try a Pinot Grigio or a Sauvignon Blanc

Da Vinci Pinot Grigio

Matua Sauvignon Blanc


Pasta with Meat Sauce:

A Full or Medium Bodied Red Wine

Try a Chianti or a Shiraz

Cecchi Chianti Classico

19 Crimes Shiraz