Backyard BBQ ideas
Backyard BBQ Recipes & The Best Wines for BBQ
If you will be firing up your grill this weekend, we have some delicious recipes for you! Plus, read our tips on the best wines for BBQ.
“Nothing goes quite so well with a Cab as a good steak, and nothing is better than Texas-spice rubbed, grilled Porterhouse steak, ” says Raymond Merlo, Merlo Family Vineyards’ Director of Sales. “We enjoy our Porterhouse with Potato Gnocchi pasta and a dessert of fig and raspberry cobbler ála French vanilla mode. Enjoy!”
Pork tenderloin is a great pairing to wine but there is something to be said about also pairing it with this plum glaze. This is an easy-to-follow recipe but will be sure to impress.
The good folks at Groom Wines suggest serving their Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc wine with seafood and Asian cuisine. This simple BBQ shrimp dish scores on both points. We recommend it.
How do we determine the best wines for BBQ? Tannins and acid (to cut through the richness) and oak barrel aging. The char on grilled foods works very well with oak-y notes. Not sure what wine to pour with what’s on your BBQ grill? Check out our cheat sheet.
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