Monday, June 9, 2014

Wine Tip of the Week: Eat This Drink That Series - Summertime BBQ

The good ole summertime means ribs, steaks, meat, meat and more meat!!
Eating this?: 
  • BBQ Ribs or Steak with a Good Tomato based BBQ Sauce
Drink this:
  • Red Zinfandel is a great go-to wine, stick to the fruitier styles.
  • Syrah is my favorite, especially for any smokey BBQ. Again the fruiter styles will pair best.
Avoid this:
  • A Big Oaky Chardonnay.  A big Chardonnay can pair well with a piece of meat simply grilled, but the BBQ sauce and the potential for both sweetness and spice will not make for a happy coupling.

1 comment:

  1. I'm looking to increase my knowledge of wine and food pairing more so I enjoyed this post. Plus, this week we are featuring BBQ and wine pairing on #winePW. Check it out! Looking forward to reading more.

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