Elevate any chicken dinner with a bottle of wine that pairs perfectly alongside it! Thanks to chicken’s ability to take on the flavors of whatever you’re cooking with it, it’s a versatile protein for pairing. Find some of our favorite wines to sip with chicken dishes.
From California’s Central Coast, we love this Layer Cake Chardonnay for its notes of apple, pear, and a hint of vanilla. It’s crisp and bright and pairs easily with chicken and fish … or it’s perfect all by itself. ($13)
This lovely Rosé is crisp and dry with hints of strawberry and raspberry. It’s an inexpensive, palate-pleasing bottle that pairs with just about anything. ($13)
Red wine fans, here’s one of our go-to chicken pairing for you! This is a fantastic light-bodied Pinot Noir from Chile. You’ll get lovely red fruit notes of strawberry, raspberry, and cherry, accompanied by a touch of acidity. This is a very accessible wine that pairs with almost any food, especially barbecue. ($9)
This wine was made for rock stars! Literally. Juanchi Baleirón of Los Pericos, the famous Argentinian band, makes this varietal, which is aged for 14 months in French oak, giving this dark fruit-forward wine hints of vanilla. Pair it with whole roast chicken and meatier cuts like thighs. ($17)
This New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is medium-bodied with fresh citrus notes. You’ll taste lemon, lime, and grapefruit, as well as passion fruit and peach, making it a great match for chicken salads of all sorts. ($18)