Often in Northern Italy one would find Barbera as their wine of choice for most meals.
Barbera pairs best with acidic foods especially with tomato sauce. Wine for Dummies authors state their favorite wine to serve with pastas from red suaced pizza to lasagne. Barbera would also accommodate most higher acidic foods. Barbera has even been well received with roast beef style dishes!
spaghetti | marinara sauce | pizza with red sauce | spicy Italian sausage | cannolis