Entertain/Food / May 8, 2017

Get your Grill on!

Get your Grill on!

Perfect pairings for this summer’s best grilled recipes

Outdoor party season has arrived! Time to clean up the patio and put something delicious on the grill. To help celebrate this warm and wonderful time of year, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite grilled foods and wine pairings, so you can entertain in style.

Below is a chart featuring a selection from our Wine Sisterhood family of wines, paired with grilled fare, plus a quick note about why the pairings work so well together. Break it out before your next backyard barbecue!

Grilled Food and Wine Pairings

Grilled Food and Wine Pairings

Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio with Grilled Shrimp

Wine: Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio

Wine Flavors: Fresh and fruity, with lovely notes of citrus

Grilled Food: Grilled Shrimp & Garlic (recipe idea)

Why it Works: Pinot Grigio’s bright citrus flavors enhance delicate seafood dishes

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Grilled Peach Salad with Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato

Wine:  Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato

Wine Flavors:  Lychee, lemon zest and pairs

Grilled Food:  Grilled Peach Salad (recipe idea)

Why it Works:  Moscato’s sweetness matches the natural sweetness of the peach

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Girl & Dragon Malbec with Grilled Steak

Wine:  Girl & Dragon Malbec

Wine Flavors:  Ripe, juicy berry with velvetey texture

Grilled Food:  Porterhouse Steak (recipe idea)

Why it Works: The rich meaty Porterhouse Steak, is delicious with the rich fruit of the Malbec

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Purple Cowboy Trail Boss Red with Grilled Short Ribs

Wine:  Purple Cowboy Tenacious Red

Wine Flavors:  Ripe summer berries with a luxurious finish

Grilled Food:  Barbecued Short Ribs (recipe idea)

Why it Works:  The sweet complexity of barbecue sauce pairs perfectly with this balanced red blend

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Girl & Dragon Cabernet Sauvignon with Grilled Lamb Chops

Wine:  Girl & Dragon Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Flavors:  Summer berry jam with a touch of cocoa

Grilled Food:  Grilled Lamb Chops (recipe idea)

Why it Works:  Earthy lamb and fruity Cabernet Sauvignon are a classic pairing

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All of the wines featured in the pairings above are available to purchase in our Wine Sisterhood Bottle Shop.


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