Wondering what to serve while celebrating this weekend? With the help of What to Drink with What you Eat, here are suggested pairings with traditional, and not so traditional July 4th grub. Because sharing a cold one is sometimes the way to go, we’ve added a few favorites to the list, creating our Red, White, and Beer recommendations ~ Happy 4th!
You should find all of these at large beverage stores, such as BevMo, Specs, and TotalWine - all are under $20
RED: A to Z Pinot Noir
WHITE: Seghesio Pinot Grigio
BEER: Anchor Steam
RED: Smith & Hook Cabernet Sauvignon (especially with cheeseburgers!)
WHITE: about as “white” as you may want to get is Rose – go with any Spanish one
BEER: Abita Amber
Any meat with smoky and/or sweet sauce
RED: “The Franc” – Cosentino Cab Franc
WHITE: Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Riesling
BEER: Blue Moon White Ale
RED: Plungerhead Old Vine Zinfandel
WHITE: Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc
BEER: Shiner Bock
By this time, I’m sure you’ll just want a nice cup of coffee. If not, a little sherry always goes nice with pie.