Summer is almost here and the scent of charcoal is in the air.
There is something celebratory about cooking outside on a warm day. It’s a chance to savor the season and share good times and good food with family and friends.
Fire up the grill, mix up the house special sauce and welcome the warm days.
A good party needs a celebratory glass or two of something fun to drink. There’s a wine or beer available that is a perfect complement for just about anything you can throw on the coals. Chill, sip, enjoy. Repeat.
Beer aficionados are rejoicing over the explosion of interest in craft beers, with a dizzying array of beers to try. Delicious, refreshing beer is also so cost-effective that even the best brews only set you back a couple of bucks. Pretty much every producer turns out some brews especially for summer sipping.
With wines, it’s a no-brainer that something chilled, light and white is perfect for a hot day slaving over the coals. A few favorites are listed below, but don’t overlook a great red wine with the right meal, as well.