Wine + Seafood Pairings

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While the sight of lobster, clams and crab stacked atop a bed of ice makes you want to grab the nearest three-pronged fork and dig in without pause, stop and consider switching up what to pair with your seafood smorgasbord. Sure, the safe choice is a crisp Chardonnay or a bottle of bubbly. But there are many other whites—and even a few reds and rosés—that can elevate and add even more nuance to the flavors on your packed plate. Here’s your guide to the other wines to drink the next time you step to the raw bar.

—Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

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