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CV, the wine guy

Sip-worthy Spanish Wines for Summer

Sip through summer with wines from Spain. Pairing well with grilled meats like lamb and beef, these smooth, silky reds are here just in time for grilling season, adding a splash of sophistication to dinner nights on the patio.

Cistum Garnacha 2009
Producer: Reverte
Varietal: Grenache
Region: Navarra
Price: $14.99
Pairs  well with: Leg of lamb

Rioja Reserva 2011
Producer: Carlos Serres
Varietal: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano
Region: Rioja
Price: $14.99
Pairs well with: Grilled meats

By: CV, The Wine Guy

CV, The Wine GuyCV is our resident wine guy and our newest cheese specialist. And he’s here to give you generous, succinct, friendly advice on wines (and cheese). CV is quick to say that he’s not a wine “expert” — he’s not the person to go to for fancy terminology — but he does know wine, and approaches it with robust energy and a desire to match wine with people, food, and experiences.