What's the best wine for any meal? The one you like. Scroll through Food Editor Julia Rutland's favorite combos for easy inspiration.
Photographer: Howard L. Puckett
Recipe: Pan-seared Scallops with Asparagus and Pancetta
Try it with: Sancerre, Chardonnay
Julia loves: 2005 Domaine André Neveu Sancerre, about $30
Asparagus is often tricky with wine, but the combination of sweet scallops and salty/smoky pancetta will stand out with a medium- to full-bodied white.