Ten Great Bottles of Italian Wine

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Which wine goes with pasta and pizza—and all kinds of cuisine? Italian wine, of course. Crisp whites and soft, soulful reds from Italy offer a full spectrum of pairings for your dinner table any night. Whether you host a special occasion or serve a weeknight pasta dish, here's a go-to list of Italian wines from your neighborhood Publix.

1. Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio

Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio wine bottle Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio: Wondering what that fruit is in this bottle of pinot grigio? It's quince overtones. Serve with: light fish dishes.
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2. Antinori Santa Cristina

Antinori Santa Cristina wine bottle Antinori Santa Cristina: A balanced and fruity red, this blend has gentle tannins and peppery hints, too. Serve with: chicken, pork, and vegetables.
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3. Bella Sera Pinot Noir

Bella Sera Pinot Noir wine bottle Bella Sera Pinot Noir: Full of plum and cherry notes, this rich pinot noir is also medium-bodied and versatile. Serve with: pasta.
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4. Banfi Rosa Regale

Banfi Rosa Regale bottle Banfi Rosa Regale: Red and sparkling, this unexpected wine offers a rosy, raspberry finish. Serve with: a rich (not chocolate) dessert such as ice cream.
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5. Candoni Moscato

Candoni Moscato wine bottle Candoni Moscato: An Italian wine that's just light and fizzy enough to enhance the peach undertones. Serve with: crackers and a soft, creamy cheese, such as Brie or Camembert.
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6. Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale

Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale wine bottle Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale: A flavor-forward red that’s heavy on the spice and cherry notes. Serve with: simple grilled meat and vegetables.
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7. Lunetta Prosecco

Lunetta Prosecco wine bottle Lunetta Prosecco: A champagne alternative that focuses on peach and citrus flavors. Serve with: seafood or salads.
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8. Ruffino Orvieto Classico

Ruffino Orvieto Classico wine bottle Ruffino Orvieto Classico: A fruity and floral white. Serve with: grilled seafood or mild cheese.
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9. Bolla Valpolicella

Bolla Valpolicella wine bottle Bolla Valpolicella: A light-bodied blend that’s gently spiced with blackberry and vanilla flavors. Serve with: meat or red sauce pasta dishes.
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10. Cupcake Moscato d'Asti

Cupcake Moscato d'Asti wine bottle Cupcake Moscato d'Asti: Tropical fruit notes and a light, bubbly mouthfeel give this white full flavor. Serve with: fruity desserts.
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