9 Barbecue-Ready Reds That'll Make You Put Down the Beer

These newly reviewed wines from California are great matches for your summer cookouts

9 Barbecue-Ready Reds That'll Make You Put Down the Beer
These red wines are smokin' good. (iStock)
Jun 10, 2019

That slow sizzle, the smell in the air as meat meets fire … there's nothing quite like grilling on an open flame in the summertime. Barbecue fare demands hearty, zesty reds, like these California Rhône-style reds. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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