Red Wine BBQ Sauce

Jlohr redwine bbqsauce recipe

No summer barbeque is complete without the perfect BBQ sauce to accompany any meat or side dish. Pour yourself a glass of J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon as you splash a bit into this delicious BBQ sauce recipe. We recommend that you create the sauce one day before to allow the flavors to fully come together.

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Yield: about 2 cups


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. minced chives or green onions
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • hot sauce to taste


  • Mince chives and garlic.
  • Measure and add all ingredients into a small pot.
  • Put pot over medium-high heat and simmer and move pan around slightly to mix ingredients.
  • Continue to reduce over medium-medium/low heat until the liquid begins to thicken.
  • Pour into a bowl or mason jar and allow to sit overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Enjoy! Serves great as a marinade or side sauce for any dish.

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