South Park Magazine

Mix and Match

Sure, we all know wine can handle itself just fine on its own. But to really please your palette in the warmer months, we’ve consulted three local experts on the perfect pairings for your summer bites and buzz. –Simone McDowellLeyla Arcovio, Wine Director at Reid's Fine FoodsMatchbook "Giguire Musque" Chardonnay, $15, Reid’s Fine Foods, www.reids.comPair with: Thai food, scallops, oyster, and delicate white fish.Or Bodegas Renacer "Enamore" $30, Reid’s Fine Foods, www.reids.comPair with: Parmesan cheese drizzle with a few drops of aged balsamic, grilled meats, lamb, roast porkJanet Stone, Independent Wine Expert, WSET Level 3 Certified Wine/SpiritsPichler-Krutzler Frauengärten 2012 Gruner Vetliner, $23.99, The Wine Shop at Foxcroft, www.thewineshopatfoxcroft.comPair with: Pork or salmonOrPicpoul de Pinet HB 2012 Languedoc, $9.99, The Common Market South End, www.commonmarketisgood.comPair with: shellfish or without food, as an aperitif.OrDomaine San de Guilhem 2012 Gascogne, $9.99, Winestore, with: Grilled chicken and grilled vegetablesKerrin Laz, Wine Director, Dean and DelucaAzur California Rose 2013, $28, Dean and Deluca, www.deananddeluca.comPair with: Summer SaladOrCaraccioli Santa Lucia Highlands Brut Rose 2007 Vintage, $57, Dean and Deluca, www.deananddeluca.comPair with: Sorbet, fruit or chocolate dessert