Summer is a season for mixing fresh flavours with vibrant wines. Discover our selection of summer recipes, paired with the perfect wines.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
To drink: Feudo Arancio Nero d’Avola, Sicily Italy
Nero d’Avola is the workhorse red wine of Sicily. This superb, squeaky clean example boasts robust dark plum and cherry fruit flavours with a lick of liquorice and spice. As such, it makes a great pairing with flavoursome fish such as anchovies and tuna.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
Lobster is a premium ingredient, and demands a wine pairing to match its prestige. This vibrant mix of lemon zest and nectarine aromatics is intermingled with orange blossom on the nose. It offers ripe citrus and stone fruit flavours, framed by a sleek and succulent acid architecture.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 5 hours (+ marinating overnight)
To drink: Two Hands Pictures Angels’ Share Shiraz
Produced from premium, old vine McLaren Vale fruit, the Angels’ Share bursts with bramble and blackberry fruit combining some spice nuances and subtle oak. The rich fruit and intense ripe flavours make it a perfect wine pairing for summer lamb.
Preparation time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 15 minutes (+ chilling)
To drink: Croser NV
Croser was one of the first methode traditionelle sparklers to raise the bar on the quality of Australian sparkling wine. Stone fruit characters and an assertive citrus kick join a fine mineral backbone that stretches the fruit flavour. If dessert isn’t your thing, end the meal with a glass of this instead.