There’s nothing like the smoky infusion that the grill gives to our favorite meat, poultry, and fish. Match wisely to accentuate this flavor.
Photo: Randy Mayor
Grilled pork chops should be juicy, especially if they're brined before cooking. This meat can stand up to a red wine of some substance and tannin.
VALUE: Miguel Torres Celeste 2006 ($12) Robust with a firm tannic structure but not overpowering (pictured)
Domaine la Lorentine Lirac 2006 ($20) Savory, gamey, and round
Firriato Santagostino Rosso 2006 ($28) A hint of vanilla