Perfect Pairs

Food and Wine pairing can be a little tricky to get your head around. Luckily, we've put together a list of our favourite food pairings to your favourite S&K summer wines.

1. 2021 Alvarinho $30

A high acid Portuguese white with refreshing citrus and white nectarine flavours make it a perfect partner for seafood dishes. Both our Alvarinho and Arinto are incredible wines for the summer. Serve chilled.  

Pairs perfectly with:

  • Grilled fish such as seabass or squid
  • Crispy Roast Pork or Quail
  • Baked Salmon with a dill and cream sauce

2. 2021 Arinto $30

Another crisp, zesty Portuguese white wine. Perfect for summer. It's light-bodied and low in sweetness, so it pairs nicely with salty fish. Served chilled.

Pairs perfectly with:

  • Seared scallops
  • Fresh, raw oysters
  •  king prawns and shrimp off the BBQ

3. 2021 Tempranillo $24

A light and bright Portuguese red wine boasts flavours of cherries and plums with light tannins and a refreshing finish. Because of its savoury qualities, Tempranillo matches well with most food types, making it a great "go-to" wine for all occasions. 

  • Pairs perfectly with:
  • Grilled summer BBQ meats 
  • Tacos, nachos and burritos
  • Wood-fired pizza, pasta or a slab of lasagne

4. 2021 Rosé 

A combination of Tinta Barroca and Touriga Nacional creates a slightly more complex taste spectrum than a single variety of Rose, allowing it to match a broader array of food. Serve chilled. 

Pairs perfectly with:

  • Slow roast Lamb w/ minted pea pisto
  • Mint, watermelon and feta salad
  • Crispy seared salmon

5. 2021 Terra Mãe

This versatile Tinto blend possesses balanced flavours of plums, cherries and milk chocolate. Our 2021 Terra Mãe is the perfect accompaniment to your high-quality grills, roasts and smoked meats. 

Pairs perfectly with:

  • Good quality pork sausages
  • cured salmon with a smoked tomato crème fraîche and pickled onion
  • Chorizo w/ black grape and pinenut salsa

6. NV S&K Red

This easy drinking red made from a blend of estate-grown Shiraz, Durif & Portuguese varieties. This wine is bursting with juicy blackberry fruit and punchy Rutherglen flavours. Your go to wine on a school night.

Pairs perfectly with:

  • Sausage in bread with onions and sauce
  • Homemade wood-fired pizza (or a take-away one)
  • Spaghetti Bolognese