For the past 15 years, Jeffrey Wolfe has been bringing extraordinary wines to Miami’s Coral Gables at his Wolfe's Wines shop. Every Friday he hosts tastings at the shop—many of which involve food pairings. A culinary school grad, Wolfe often fires up the grill himself to make dishes that go superbly with the wine. His most recent match involved off-dry German Riesling and char-grilled sausages.
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In the height of beach and grilling season, we asked Wolfe to tell us about 12 wines that are perfect for hot and sultry summer days. He picked wines that are crisp, easy and so quaffable that you could drink them with a straw. Here, the bottles he’d pick—if someone else was buying: