Here's what to sip with the popular new meats and some vegetarian alternatives
Photo by James Baigrie
Even with a tofu foundation, a peppery Italian sausage needs a bright-fruited, high-acid Italian red to stand up to the spice.
Pair with: Palmina Barbera 2007 (Santa Barbara County; $22). Pomegranate-tart raspberry fruit against lavender, tobacco, and herbs.