Wine and Beer Guide

Whether you are raising your glass for a toast, or pouring it into a stock pot, wine and beer are equally great for cooking and enjoying.

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Vegetable Lo Mein
Photo: Randy Mayor

Vegetable Lo Mein

Choose a wine with acidity or effervescence to cut through the noodles' oily coating. Sauvignon blancs and sparkling wines are great choices.

Mionetto IL Prosecco (Italy, $10) Fresh and fizzy with a shot of citrus

Brancott Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2008 (New Zealand, $14) Zesty citrus with a zippy finish

SPLURGE: Frei Brothers Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2008 Russian River Valley (California, $20) Generous body, plus hints of pink grapefruit and papaya (pictured)

View Recipe: Vegetable Lo Mein with Edamame and Mustard Greens

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