The best part of summer? Outdoor grilling with friends and family, of course!
Look no further than here for our expert picks on “7 Essentials” that will lead you to summertime BBQ perfection. And of course, they are all deliciously paired to J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon.
We’re proud that with thirty years of summertimes and vintages under our belts with Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon, we are one of America’s favorite, go-to wines with just about anything off the grill. Let the countdown begin…
Essential #1: The Perfect Setting
A small balcony with expansive views? A lush backyard oasis? It really doesn’t matter; the perfect setting for your own Seven Oaks BBQ is where you’re most at-home showing off your grilling prowess. Retreat to your perfect setting armed with the perfect wine to share with family and friends.
Essential #2: Games
Bocce. Croquet. Cornhole. Horseshoes. Nothing gets the outdoor fun started like a little friendly competition. Take your get-together to the next level with some summer games and entertainment and a bottle of J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon.
Essential #3: BBQ Tools
Charcoal, gas, or smoke? Brined, marinated, or just salt and pepper? Whether you’re a gadget guru or a back-to-basics type, what you’re cooking with can matter nearly as much as what’s on the grill! So grab the tongs, those mitts, that apron, and open a bottle of J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon to get your next BBQ off to a smokin’ start.
Essential #4: Food, Of Course
A great BBQ centers on great food. Take a chance on trying that new ribs recipe you saw on TV. Create your own signature BBQ sauce or summer side. Just be sure to complement your amazing creations with a bottle of J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon.
Essential #5: Killer Tunes
Your best-ever BBQ memories will always be accompanied by that summertime soundtrack in your head. As the host, it’s your turn to play DJ – craft a playlist for your next get-together and set the tone for an unforgettable evening.
Essential #6: Friends & Family
The key ingredient to any BBQ is a special group of friends and family to enjoy it with. So fire off an invite, light the grill, and toast those who mean the most to you – with some great food, great times, and a bottle of J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon.
Essential #7: J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon
It’s as much a tradition as your famous, secret tri-tip marinade recipe. Since 1987, the J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon has been a BBQ staple. It’s pure Paso Robles in a glass: lush aromas and flavors of black cherry, plum and blueberry with just the right touch of tannins and warm vanillin-oak. But don’t just take our word for it. Our 2014 vintage was rated “95 Points” and received a Gold Medal at the prestigious California State Fair Wine Competition. And Food & Wine Magazine put it on their “Top Ten Cabernet Values” list. For thirty years, we’ve been a proud, essential part of America’s BBQs.