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Fried Squid

Calamari Fritti

The name Calamari is often used for Squid dishes.

Fried Squid is a common Mediterranean dish.

Pairing Suggestions

Franciacorta (Italy)
Txakoli (Spain)
Falanghina (Italy)
Pecorino (Italy)
Vermentino (Italy)
Greco di Tufo (Italy)

Other Excellent Alternatives

Champagne (France)
Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)
Sekt (Germany)
Unoaked Chardonnay (World)
Sauvignon Blanc (World)
Rosé (World)


A bright and acidic wine with a good fruit is needed to complement the oils in Fried Squid.

Fried food loves Bubbles. Bubbles cut through any sharpness and add a delicate sweetness to the Squid.

Champagne is extravagant. Dry Prosecco is perfect.

Franciacorta contrasts the fried taste, Falanghina is citrusy and acidic, Vermentino adds minerality and sapidity.

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