Pairing Wine with Spring Foods
Which wines are best with spring foods?
Meats commonly served this time of year have special considerations, too. Ham's salty-smoky combination calls for a fruity, slightly sweet wine (to balance the sodium) that won't get lost in the smoke. And gamey lamb calls for a red with just the right amount of body and earthiness.
Folonari Soave 2008 (Italy, $10) Peach and floral aromas. Finishes clean and crisp (pictured)
Santi Soave Classico Vigneti di Monteforte 2008 (Italy, $15) Bright and lively with citrus and a dried herb finish