Pairing Wines with Various Types of Barbecued Meats and Mushrooms

Most people don't worry too much about the wines they serve at barbecues, but like other foods matching food and wine perfectly can make an enormous difference.

So, what are the classic barbecue wine pairings?

See the Image above.

Which Barbecued Foods Go Best With Which Wines?

Sparkling Wine - Chicken
Sauvignon Blanc - Chicken
Dry Riesling - Sausages
Dry Rosé - Chicken
Pinot Noir -Chicken
Zinfandel - Sausage, Burgers, Chicken
Carignan - Chicken
Carmenere - Mushrooms, Burgers
Cabernet Franc - Brisket, Burgers
Tempranillo - Brisket, Burgers
Malbec - Burgers, Brisket
Syrah - Brisket, Burgers

Which are the Best Wines for Each Food Type of Barbecued Meat

Brisket - Tempranillo, Syrah, Malbec
Burgers - Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc
Chicken - Sparkling Wine, Carignan, Dry Rose, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel
Sausage - Zinfandel, Dry Riesling
Mushrooms - Cabernet Franc, Carmenere

The image above shows a complete food and wine pairing table for barbecue meats.

Tips for Pairing Wines and Barbecued Meats and Mushrooms 

 

 




Pairing Wines with Various Types of Barbecued Meats and Mushrooms
Pairing Wines with Various Types of Barbecued Meats and Mushrooms

By Silar (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Pairing Wines with Various Types of Barbecued Meats and Mushrooms

Original Graphic by the Author, John Anderson - Summary of Wine Pairings for Various Meats