Chillin’ & Grillin’

It’s here sunshine, BBQs, family & friends.

With backyard get togethers, Stampede Parties, family reunions and weddings -- it’s time to fire up the grill!

There are no rules to the backyard escape. Great wines, cold beers or frosty coolers will go with anything from the grill!

A chilled glass of wine will enhance the flavor of your summer grilled favs. Pairing wine and barbecue is surprisingly delicious and easier than you think.

The next time you fire up your grill, choose an amazing wine.

 

Are you all about the Wine?

The serving temperature of wine can change your attitude about what's in your glass. The temperature will impact both the smell and the taste of the wine.

Sparkling Wine Should Be Served Ice Cold — 40 to 50 degrees

White Wine And Rosé Should Be Served Cold — 50 to 60 degrees

Red Wine Should Be Served Cool — 60 to 70 degrees


This can be a little more difficult during the summer, but keeping your wine on ice or in a cooler will be the best way to enjoy it when your grillin'


Grillin

Burgers

The classic barbecue indulgence, whether it’s a “Traditional Beef Burger” or a “Glamburger”, Turkey, chicken veggie or salmon burgers. Go wild with the toppings so many wines – so little time.



Hot Dogs & Smokies

The great debate - ketchup-or-mustard?

Whatever you dress your dog with - it’s going to be salty and toppings are important.






Steak & Ribs

While you can grill a steak all year long, there is something exquisite about one right off the grill I n the summer. Pair your steak with a bold red.


Decadent rack of ribs from the grill – the ultimate of backyard fun. Pairing a rack of ribs that is slathered with barbecue sauce creates endless options. Choose anything from the burger to steak choices





Decadent rack of ribs from the grill – the ultimate of backyard fun. Pairing a rack of ribs that is slathered with barbecue sauce creates endless options. Choose anything from the burger to steak choices






BBQ Chicken

BBQ chicken goes well with a rich fruity reds. Adding sauce to your chicken adds many more choices for wines. – Keep your eye open for the Chicken and Wine Pairing blog coming soon.





Salmon

Summer salmon in the foil or cedar planked is the ultimate summer evening dinner.