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Gary Vaynerchuk, the quirky webcaster at winelibrarytv.com, is a New York Jets superfan. We challenged him to find three affordable bottles to complement quintessential tailgating foods.
To Pair with Cheeseburgers
“The 2005 Saison Des Vins Syrah L’hiver ($16) is the rare red with enough fruit for this meat-cheese combo.”
Plus: F&W’s 10 Favorite Burgers
To Pair with Guacamole
“A crisp white wine like the 2007 As Laxas Albariño Rias Baixas ($12) stands up to the richness of guac.”
Plus: Guacamole recipes, like Spicy and Smoky Guacamole
To Pair with Grilled Shrimp
“The 2005 Heath Wines Lizard Flat Chardonnay from Australia ($8) is a bargain, with a good oak-fruit balance.”
Plus: Fantastic Shrimp Recipes
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