Whether you are gathering for Father’s Day or not- this is a fun list of BBQ pairings for any upcoming events as the weather is getting warmer and the dance cards are filling up! –Jaci
Brisket and Braised | Four Vines The Biker Zinfandel (Paso Robles, Califonia) — Reg $25.99 | Mixed Case 20% $20.79 — Complement that rich and tangy meat with bold dark plums and spice!
BBQ Pork/Brats/Sausages | Resérve Générac Syrah (Costière di Nîmes, France) —Reg $13.99 | Mixed Case $11.19 — Savory with fatty goodness balanced with rich fruit and acid.
Hamburgers | 1851 Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley, Washington) — Reg $14.99 | Mixed Case 20% $11.99 — Layers of grilled onions, garlic, rosemary and lean meat with dark cherries, soft tannins!
Veggie Burger | Jacky Marteau Sauvignon Blanc (Touraine | Loire Valley, France) — Reg $15.99 | INSIDER $14.99 | Mixed Case 20% $11.99 — Rustic herbs and grains with tart Touraine fruits and earth.
Pulled Pork | K Vintners River Rock Syrah (Walla Walla Valley, Washington) — Reg $49.99 | Mixed Case 20% $39.99 — Good and juicy with bold and bodacious WA Syrah.
BBQ Ribs | Neil Ellis Pinotage (Stellenbosch, South Africa) — Reg $22.99 | Mixed Case 20% $18.39 — Match that rich sweet and tangy sauce to the powerful cooked fruits and smokey undertones of a South African Pinotage!
Grilled Lamb | Zuazo Gaston Crianza Tempranillo (Rioja, Spain) — Reg $19.99 | INSIDER $15.99 | Mixed Case 20% $12.79 — Almost any grilled meat, but this meat is a classic pairing with Tempranillo.
Corn on the Cob | 1851 Cellars Chardonnay (Columbia Valley, Washington) — Reg $13.99 | INSIDER $12.99 | Mixed Case 20% $10.39 — You have to add your own butter, as this Chardonnay is stainless steel but with a touch of malo- full bodied and rich.
Grilled Salmon | Palazzo Malgara Grillo (Sicily, Italy) — Reg $13.99 | Mixed Case 20% $11.19 — The bright sunshine rays of a refresshing Grillo matched with a fresh catch- gorgeous.
Grilled Veggies | Weingut Prechtl Altenberg Grüner Veltliner (Weinviertel, Austria) — Reg $19.99 | INSIDER $18.99 | Mixed Case 20% $15.19 — Full and lush, vegetal in its own right, with a clean, peppery finish.
Grilled Mushrooms | Chateau du Grand Caumont Cuvée Spéciale (Corbières, France)– Reg $15.99 | Mixed Case 20% $12.79 — Inky dark plums, black cherries, hillside herbs, soft tannins.