The Best Food Pairings For Zinfandel, Ranked

Wondering what foods to eat with Zinfandel? Here is a list of the best food and wine pairings for Zinfandel, which includes cheeses, fruits, snacks, and appetizers. Due to its wide range of styles and flavors, the light-bodied red wine from Croatia and Italy is one of the most popular red wines around. What is your favorite thing to pair with Zinfandel?

If you're looking a good cheese pairing, try manchego or any other rich and hard cheeses. Zinfandel also goes great with lighter meats, so turkey, bacon, and pork are all recommended. Other delicious foods that pair well with Zinfandel include barbecue meats, cheddar, cranberries, and carrot cake.

Vote up the best foods to pair with Zinfandel, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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  • Grilled Peppers
    12 votes

    Grilled Peppers

  • Mango
    9 votes
  • Aged Cheese
    37 votes

    Aged Cheese

  • Pork
    20 votes
  • Ripe Brie
    20 votes
  • Duck
    15 votes