CARALUZZI'S WINE & SPIRITS
We are well known for our top shelf wine selection, from highly rated values and every day popular brands to hard to find premium wines. Our aisles are easy to shop so that you can find what you want quickly or browse to discover a new favorite. Well-versed in grape varieties and their characteristics, and the important wine producing regions of the world in which these grapes are produced, our expert staff can help you find the perfect bottle(s) to go with any appetizer or meal.
Shop our selection of thousands of wine varieties.
Every week we offer a new group of wines we feel offer great value and quality. Looking for a hard-to-ﬁnd wine or something you don’t see. Let us know, and we will do our best to fulﬁll your special order.
Remember - these are only guidelines! You will ﬁgure out quite quickly that your own palate has its own idea of what goes well with what. Trust your own judgment, and eat and drink what you enjoy!
Quick Guide to Food and Wine Pairings
While such considerations as acidity, regionalism, body and grape type might seem to be too many things to keep in mind, take heart. Many of these factors tend to blend seamlessly together.
Here is an at-a-glance guide to some classic food and wine pairings. See which ones work for you and which don’t. Before you know it, you’ll be an expert matchmaker of food and wine.
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc:
seafood, rich soup, vegetables, goat and other strongly ﬂavored cheeses, cream sauces
ham, pork, mild cheese, Indian, Thai and Chinese, chicken and turkey
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon:
roast beef or roast poultry, venison, cheddar, blue cheese
Pinot Noir, Zinfandel:
roast beef, turkey
chocolate, pastry, foie gras
stew, casserole, ratatouille
fancy Hors d’oeuvres, sushi, and omelets.