There are a variety of choices in today’s meat case and literally thousands of wines to choose from. While the classic marriage of steak and a rich red wine still holds true, never has there been so many thrilling & delicious options when it comes to pairing beef & wine. With just the right counterbalance to beef’s dense texture, each sip of wine makes you want another bite of beef, and each bite of beef makes you want another sip of wine.
Certain cuts of beef like flank steak and chuck are often very flavorful and pair well with a wine that's bold and lip-smacking. Cuts from the rib & loin are at their best when paired with more sophisticated, complex wines.
Red wines pair well with beef but they can also be used in a complimentary sauce or marinade. Try one of these recipes that uses red wine to enhance the rich beefy flavors.