Entertain/Food / July 11, 2019

Kick Off Barbecue Season with Stellar Pairings

Backyard party season is here! Is your grill ready?

It’s time to celebrate outside with friends and delicious food, hot off the barbecue. We curated some of our favorite ideas from across the web, so you’re ready to go when the summer holidays hit.

Here are this season’s most delicious pairings:


Classic Cheeseburger with Bar Dog Red Blend

Nothing beats a classic. This recipe for an All-American Cheeseburger from Food Republic will shine at your next cookout. Pair it with another backyard favorite, Bar Dog Red Blend.

Grilled Flatiron Steak with Girl & Dragon Cabernet Sauvignon

The experts at Bon Appetit know that keeping it simple is generally your best bet with steak. Try their mouth-watering recipe for Grilled Flatiron Steak with a fierce glass of Girl & Dragon Cabernet Sauvignon.

Barbecue Chicken Wings with Purple Cowboy Tenacious Red

Chicken wings are ideal for summertime parties. You can dig in with one hand, while keeping your other hand free for your glass of wine. Try this recipe for Grilled BBQ Chicken Wings with a glass of Purple Cowboy Tenacious Red.

Seafood & Veggie Lovers

Grilled Halloumi with Watermelon  with Middle Sister Surfer Chick Sauvignon Blanc

Grilled Halloumi cheese, fresh watermelon and charred tomatoes come together to make a delicious side dish or main entrée for your meat-free friends. We’re trying this recipe for Grilled Halloumi with Watermelon and Basil-Mint Oil with a glass of (always ready for summer) Middle Sister Surfer Chick Sauvignon Blanc.

Grilled Vegetable Tacos with Bar Dog Pinot Noir

Another hand-held favorite: tacos! When meat isn’t on the menu, we’re reaching for this delicious Grilled Vegetable Taco recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats. Pour a glass of Bar Dog Pinot Noir and you’ve got yourself a party.

Grilled Scallops with Honeydew-Avocado Salsa with Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio

Another great idea for keeping things on the lighter side is opting for seafood. This recipe for Grilled Scallops with Honeydew-Avocado Salsa with a glass of Girl & Dragon Pinot Grigio is something we’ll be serving all summer long.


Grilled Summer Fruit Kebabs with Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato

Don’t forget the dessert! Simplify things this summer with skewers. We’re using this recipe for Grilled Summer Fruit Kebabs from Delish paired with a glass of Middle Sister Sweet & Sassy Moscato (remember to show off her new dance moves at your next barbecue!).


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