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(Tomato Based Fish Stew)


Cacciucco is an Italian Fish Stew native to the coast of Tuscany and Liguria.

It is prepared with different types of Fish and Shellfish cooked in Wine, Tomatoes, and Chili.

Pairing Suggestions:

Riesling Spätlese (Germany)
Pinot Gris (France)
Gewürztraminer (France)

Red Alternatives:

Lambrusco (Italy)
Valpolicella (Italy)
Chianti (Italy)

Rosé Alternatives:

Nebbiolo Rosato (Italy)
Languedoc Rosé (France)
Navarra Rosado (Spain)

Other Excellent Alternatives:

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


Cacciucco is interesting to pair with wine, because White, Red, Rosé, and Sparkling all will work well.

To complement the Fish, and also match Tomatoes and Chili, we suggest a full bodied, crisp white wine with good fruit and acidity.

Riesling has the right acidity, and a little residual sugar for the spices.

A cooled down Lambrusco will also do the job, because it loves Tomatoes and Spices.

Cacciucco will also pair well with Rosé and Sparkling. Not to mention Sparkling Rosé.

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