Pizza and wine

Pairing Wine With Pizza

Pizza is a staple food item that every one loves, pairing your delicious pizza with wine is even better! This classic pairing of pizza and wine is something you have to try. Depending on which pizza you’ve chosen to eat, there are a few things to keep in mind when picking the best accompanying wine! Taking your pizzas flavorings into consideration when finding the best wine match is essential. Continue reading to learn more about pairing mouth-watering pizzas with the perfect wine. Visit Rina’s Pizzeria in Boston’s North End today for the pizza you need!

Margherita Pizza

This authentic pizza is the perfect pizza to pair with a medium-bodied wine such as a Sangiovese or a  Pinot Grigio. Pairing your Margherita pizza with a medium-bodied wine will assist in bringing out the acidity in the tomato sauce! Another wine that will pair well with this classic pizza is a dry Rosé. Picking the best wine to go with your pizza will help bring out the flavors of the sauce and fresh basil!

Pepperoni Pizza

Enhancing the flavors of a spicy, and robust pepperoni pizza, you’re best wine choice will be a  Sangiovese, a medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon, or an Italian Chianti. With wines like these there will be plenty of character and flavor to cut through the fat and richness of a pepperoni pizza!

Vegetarian Pizza

A pizza topped with veggies, you can rely on the best wine being a crisp Sauvignon Blanc to assist with the acidity of the vegetables like onions, tomatoes, olives, peppers, and mushrooms. Also, a Chardonnay pair very will with vegetarian pizzas! There are many different wines that pair well with a veggie pizza, finding the perfect one for you is essential for your pizza night!

Meat Lovers Pizza

For a meat lovers pizza packed with flavor, a bold wine that has a high tannin profile will work well with the delicious meat toppings. Some great wines to pair with a meat lovers pizza would be a Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, or a full-bodied Napa Cabernet. You don’t want to choose a wine that overpowers your pizza, or messes with the flavors you’re looking for!

White Sauce Pizza

Considering white sauce pizzas are less acidic than the traditional tomato sauce, a lighter wine is a great pair for these pizzas! Choosing a Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Champagne, or other light wines are great matches for a white sauce pizza. These light, white wines will help elevate the richness of the white sauce as well as adding some fruity, fresh flavors from the wine itself!

Visit Rina’s Pizzeria Today

If you’re planning a pizza night, head over to Rina’s Pizzeria in Boston’s North End! Our team is serving up the delicious pizza’s you’re looking for, and you can pair your wine perfectly with our pizza! Join us at Rina’s in Boston’s North End to experience authentic Neapolitan pizza right here in Boston!

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