Chris Bradford of Culina Modern Italian

Wine pairings: Culina Modern Italian

For this monthly column, industry experts share their insights into matching food with drinks by giving real-world examples of dishes and the beverages that they serve with them. 

The dish: Ricci di Mare — Santa Barbara sea urchin minimally dressed with lemon agrumato, which consists of lemon oil, lemon salt, chive oil and chives; $13

The wine: 2011 Donnafugata Lighea; Sicily, Italy; $13 per glass, $52 per bottle

Grape varietal: Zibibbo

The pairing: The fruit and brightness of the Zibibbo grape perfectly meld with the rich texture and ocean brightness of th

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