Sunday Sips! (And Sunday Funday Football)

A true crowd pleaser for a cozy Sunday Funday Football party – Homemade Guacamole! Now, what to pair it with…

When pairing, I would keep in mind the dominant flavors and textures it has. Avocado is rich in flavor and soft/creamy in texture while the lime and lemon juice offers citrus flavor and acidity.  It seems that a crisp white wine would be the best thing to serve with this and is also easily paired with other game day appetizers.  

Suggested White Wines:

Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery Fume Blanc Screw Cap 2009 - A cross between a crisp Sauvignon Blanc and a buttery/creamy Chardonnay, oaky flavors with a bit of a grassy finish. $16 retail with a screw cap – easy access at the game or even at home with your anxious friends!

Casal Garcia Vinho Verde Branco White 2010 – Extremely bright and refreshing!  $8 retail and is the perfect crowd pleaser for an informal Sunday Night Football get together!

La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2009 – Butterscotch and citrusy notes are perfectly paired with guacamole and a salty chip!  $20 retail and will get everyone ready to cheer on their favorite team!

Enjoy and Go Patriots!

(For homemade guacamole recipe, leave a comment and you shall receive!)

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