Explore the food and wine pairings recommended by our expert team at Lisa's!
From decadent seafood dishes to classic, juicy burgers, we'll help you polish off that dinner menu with the perfect wine. 

 

 


Typically for fish or seafood, white wine or sparkling wine will pair the best.

 


 


Fried Seafood: Champagne or Prosecco


Moet Imperial Brut
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Villa Sandi Prosecco
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The fizziness of the wine balances out the deep-fried batter/saltiness of the seafood.

 



 


Oily, Buttery Fish: Chardonnay or Pinot Gris


Living Roots Pinot Gris
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Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse
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Chardonnay & Pinot Gris have buttery undertones that pair well with buttery seafood.
 



 


Fattier Seafood (Salmon/Tuna): Pinot Noir
or Grenache


Lafage Cuvee Nicolas Red
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Shatter Grenache
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Aromatic & fruity, so they pair well with heavier fish.
 

 

 


Depends on the sauce used in the dish, like red or white


 


Red, Meaty Sauce: Full Red Wine
like Cabernet Sauvignon


Marramiero Inferi
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Cantina di Mont. Brunello
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A strong, bold flavor that matches the richness of the pasta.
 



 


Buttery Cream Sauce: Chardonnay or Riesling


Deltetto Chard
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Suavia Monte Carbonare
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The buttery undertone of the wine brings out the creaminess of the sauce,
while also being light enough to balance out the thickness of the sauce.



 

 


Typically will always be a red wine

 


 


Fatty Meat: Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon,
bold reds


Merryvale Merlot
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Atlas Peak Cab
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The bold flavors of the meat & wine balance each other out.
 



 



Lean Meat: Pinot Noir


Elk Cove Pinot Noir
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Not as bold of a meat flavor, so no need for as bold of a red.


 


Typically based on the dressing used in the salad

 


 


Vinegar, Acidic Dressings: Riesling
or Sauvignon Blanc


Red Newt Tango Riesling
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Whitehall Lane Sauv Blanc
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A white acidic wine will compliment the flavor.
 



 


Vinegar, Acidic Dressings: Riesling
or Sauvignon Blanc


Red Newt Tango Riesling
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Whitehall Lane Sauv Blanc
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Needs a little more weight & less acidity, but enough to bring out the creamy flavors of the dressing.
 


 

 


Red meat will be complemented by a red wine, but will depend on what's in the burger

 

 



St Francis Merlot
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Chop Shop Cab
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Austin Cab
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Heron Hill Eclipse Red
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Balances well with the bold flavors of the meat.

Stop in today to learn more, or give us a call at 585-377-1860. You can also write to us via email through our website’s contact page. Thanks for making Lisa’s Liquor Barn the best place to shop for wine and spirits in Rochester!

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