A Good Match: Wines To Drink with the Best Dishes in the Hamptons

Courtesy Duryea's

An expert insider shares his perfect pairings for classic dishes.

Dave Sokolin, president of the Bridgehampton-based Sokolin wine dealers and a part-time Montauk resident, suggests wines to pair with the best Hamptons dishes.

Red Bar

Appetizer: Wedge salad
Wine Pairing: 2015 Domaine Claude Riffault Sancerre les Chasseignes, Loire, $25

Entrée: Cioppino
Wine Pairing: 2010 Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne, Burgundy, $110; redbarbrasserie.com.


Appetizer: Lobster cobb salad
Wine Pairing: 2016 Bedell Taste Rosé, North Fork L.I., $20

Entrée: Clambake
Wine Pairing: 2014 JM Pillot Chassagne Montrachet Les Chaumes, Burgundy, $50; duryealobsters.com.

Tutto Il Giorno

Appetizer: Chilled lobster with avocado and crispy polenta
Wine Pairing: 2013 Vincent Girardin Puligny Montrachet Les Referts, Burgundy, $65

Entrée: Grilled whole fish
Wine Pairing: 2015 Carbonnieux Blanc, Bordeaux, $30; tuttoilgiorno.com.

Bobby Van's

Appetizer: Colossal Crab Cocktail
Wine Pairing: 2014 Shafer Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch, California, $40

Entrée: Porterhouse
Wine Pairing: 1995 Château Calon Ségur, Bordeaux, $140; bobbyvans.com.

These bottles can all be purchased from sokolin.com.