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.

10-Minute Wine Pairing: Seared Scallops and Herb Butter Sauce

This month's matchmaking finds three wine strategies for seared scallops and buttery herb sauce.

Seared Scallops Wine: Oops! Mismatch
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Oops! Mismatch

Tongue-drying tannins are like kryptonite to the demure scallops, so avoid even midweight reds like merlot and Spanish Rioja. In fact, most reds, with their dark fruit and spice, overpower most seafood (except oily-rich tuna or salmon).

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