5 Reasons to Fall for Lambrusco

Oct 02, 2018 329

A fizzy red wine from Emilia-Romagna, Lambrusco is one of Italy’s most underrated vini. Despite common misconceptions, we’re here to say that it’s time to give this wine a fresh look – and fall is the perfect season to do it! Read on to discover five reasons why we're falling for Lambrusco right now.

1. It pairs well with many different foods. 

With its frothy mouthfeel and ripe fruit flavors, Lambrusco acts as a refreshing palate-cleanser. This means it pairs well with many different foods, from pizza and pasta to barbecue and cured meats. It especially complements the traditional foods of Emilia-Romagna such as prosciutto crudoParmigiano ReggianoCulatello di Zibello, and other pork-based sausages. The richness and high-fat content of these foods are balanced out by the sparkling red's frothiness and fruit flavor, confirming the Italian saying, “What grows together, goes together.”

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