Best 4th of July Food Pairings with Sparkling Wine
It's almost Independence Day, and what better way to celebrate than with a crisp bottle of bubbly? Traditional 4th of July fair can be the perfect complement for the acidity and effervescence of sparkling wines. Read on for some of our favorite 4th of July pairings!
Gruet Blanc de Noirs
This sparkling wine features tasty aromas, a meat-worthy body, red berry flavors, and aggressive bubbles. Since sparkling wine and fried food are a match made in heaven, enjoy this wine with fried mozzarella sticks or some crispy French fries.
With a drier profile and notes of apple, pear, and apricot, Prosecco pairs well with a variety of main courses. Savor the delicious pair of pad thai, curry, or sushi with your favorite bottle of Prosecco to celebrate the occasion.
Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs
While this wine can be enjoyed by itself, it is also a perfect pairing for fresh oysters and other shellfish or crab cakes. If you’re looking to create a charcuterie board, pair this sparkling wine with aged gouda or other hard cheeses!
Paula Kornell California Brut
Enjoy this rich, delicious sparkler at a beach picnic or a backyard barbecue; this wine is very versatile! Try it with pizza, BBQ ribs, burgers, and vegetable dips.
This dry and zesty sparkling wine features flavors of peach, yellow apple, almond, pear, and orange. Treat yourself to some salted caramel, shortbread cookies, or angel food cake and a glass of Cava for the perfect 4th of July celebration!
Published on Monday, July 3, 2023