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Light Wine Pairings to Heavy Wine Pairings

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Very Light White

Nancy Palmer poured a citrusy Vinho Verde from Portugal, the 2008 Quinta da Aveleda, with this spaghetti squash salad. She explains, "It whets the palate without weighing it down." If that bottling is hard to find, try the zippy 2009 Gazela.

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