Red, White, & Rose: It's A Grape Party This Memorial Day!

The unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is traditionally a time to honor those who have served, or currently serve this nation at home and abroad. We can’t think of a better way to say thank you than with a hearty salute with some fantastic wines. 

All that toasting is sure to work up an appetite, which is why Memorial Day is typically celebrated with beach and backyard parties, serving up delicious BBQ staples. And it’s hard to argue with the restorative power of enjoying a glass (or two) of wine on a warm day alongside lip-smacking BBQ fare. From creamy white wines to spicy, berry forward reds, the right glass can make your day all the more relaxing and amazing. Whether you’re grilling up veggie kebabs, or cooking up burgers in the backyard, here are some fire wines that will enliven your holiday barbecue.

Red and White for BBQ Fare


Burgers & Steaks

Domaine de Coyeux Les Cavares Beaumes de Venise 2007

Valravn Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Grilled Chicken 

Elio Grasso Educato Chardonnay 2021

Hobo Wine Company Jeanne d’Arc 2022

Salmon Burgers & Pork Chops

Westmount Wine Co. Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2021

Driscoll Wine Co. Tilth California Old Vine Zinfandel 2021

Red, White, and Orange Wines for BBQ Fare


Deviled Eggs

Agusti Torello Mata Cava Brut Reserva 2018

Paladin Wines Sparkling Raboso Fiore

Mac and Cheese

Christophe Monget Coteaux du Giennois 2021

Land of Saints Happy Canyon Merlot 2020

Potato Salad

Empire Estate Dry Riesling Reserve 2019

Dunites Wine Co. Albarino SLO Coast 2021

Veggie Kabobs

Lustig Orange Gruner Veltliner 2022

Cantine Maudado Fervore Siciliano Etna Rosato 2021

White and Rose Wines for BBQ Fare


Aubuisieres Vouvray Cuvee de Silex 2021

Chateau Peyrassol Reserve des Templiers 2022