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Wine Pairing
Pepperoni (Italy-USA)


Pepperoni is actually an Italian-American spicy salami.

Pairing Suggestions

Barbera (Italy)
Chianti (Italy)
Lambrusco (Italy)
Dolcetto (Italy)
Beaujolais (France)
Unoaked Rioja (Spain)

Other Excellent Alternatives

Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)
Sekt (Germany)
Champagne (France)


Attention: peperoni in Italian means bell pepper, so when you order a pizza in Italy you should say "Pizza con salame piccante", if you want a Pizza Pepperoni.

Pepperoni is a fat and spicy Italian-American Salami. It pairs best with fruity and light bodied wines.

Salt in food softens the acidity in wine. Go for high acidity.

Fat, spicy meat also loves citrus and acidity, but avoid grassy whites like Sauvignon Blanc. Go for bubbles.

Oaked wines tend to be too complex with spicy food.

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