Recipes & Pairings

With their crisp acidity and fresh fruit flavors, Sicily’s wines are versatile when it comes to food pairing. In general, white wines are better with lighter-bodied foods and fresh cheeses, while reds pair naturally with richer dishes. That said, white wine lovers can rely on Grillo to complement the entire meal, from pasta to grilled white meats and goat cheese. And the go-to for red-wine lovers is Nero d’Avola, which matches with everything from antipasti to grilled meats.

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  • Grillo Summer Fruit Coolers

Grillo Summer Fruit Coolers

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Bring out the fruity flavors of Grillo at your next backyard barbecue when you serve your guests these trendy adult punches.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Bottles Grillo, well chilled
  • 5 Peaches, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 ½ Cups watermelon, cut into small cubes or balls
  • 1 ½ Cups honeydew melon, cut into small cubes or balls
  • Mint sprigs for garnish

Directions:

Place the sliced peaches and melon on a plate or tray separating the pieces and place in the freezer for around 2 hours. Add the melon to one pitcher and the peaches to another. Add a bottle of Grillo to each and stir to disburse the fruit. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint sprigs. Makes 2 pitchers.