With the sizzling heat of summer reaching its heights, there’s no better time to grab a bottle of crisp, refreshing Albariño. This season is also the ideal time for some ceviche, a cool delicious dish that’s warm weather food favorite. Our friends, World Wine Guys Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, recently wrote about three enticing recipes paired to perfection with equally invigorating Albariños for The Huffington Post. Check out the article here, and then Tweet us. We want to know what some of your go-to summer meals are as well!
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, Contributor
The World Wine Guys
It is already a hot summer in most of the US, and who wants to fire up the stove to make dinner after a long day of work? When temperatures soar, pour yourself a crisp glass of wine and toss together a light dinner for yourself, your family, and your friends.
It is already a hot summer in most of the US, and who wants to fire up the stove to make dinner after a long day of work? When temperatures soar, pour yourself a crisp glass of wine and toss together a light dinner for yourself, your family, and your friends. Most of the ingredients for these easy recipes can be purchased already cooked from your local seafood store. All you need to do is add a few ingredients such lime juice, chopped peppers and onions, and spices.
These three ceviches are light and fresh and require refreshing wines for the perfect pairing. That’s why we chose three Albariños from Rias Baixas, in Spain’s verdant northwest. The region is known for producing wines with bracing minerality, zesty citrus flavors, and a true sense of the place where they are grown. Locals in Rias Baixas enjoy their Albariño with freshly shucked oysters, simply grilled fish, and salpicon, a Spanish precursor to South America and Mexico’s popular ceviche.
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