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Wine Pairing
Paella de Marisco
(Seafood Paella)

Seafood Paella

Paella is a Spanish rice dish from Valencia.

The traditional Paella contains meat and vegetables.

Seafood Paella contains seafood and omits green vegetables.

Pairing Suggestions

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

Other Excellent Alternatives

Cava Brut (Spain)
Metodo Classico (Italy)
Champagne (France)
Crémant (France)

White Alternatives

Albariño (Spain)
Verdicchio (Italy)
Sancerre (France)
Rueda (Spain)
Sauvignon Blanc (World)


Paella is a Rich Dish. It should be paired with a wine that complement all the flavours of Fish, Shellfish, Rice, Spices, and Vegetables.

Our best suggestion is a Quality Rosé.

A good Quality Sparkling will also do the job.

A nice general rule is: What grows together, goes together:

Spanish Wines, go best with Spanish Paella de Marisco.

Italian Wines, go best with Italian Paella di Pesce.

French Wines, go best with French Paella au Fruits de Mer.

Avoid Reds!

The high content of iron in red wines is responsible for the unpleasant Metallic Taste and Fishy Aftertaste.

Even worse if lemon and citrus are presents.

Go Local

Make it a habit to eat and drink local. Expand your skills to understand the passion that wine communicates. Explore the range of possibilities a grape can express through culture, terroir, and climate.

Travel and Taste
Practice Makes Perfect
Variety is the Spice of Life

Food and Wine Pairing

Food and wine pairing is highly dependent on both the taste components in the food and the taste components in the wine.

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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