We can all agree 2020 has given us all visions of heading to the beach, any day of the year and possibly never coming home? Can we also agree that there is no better way to celebrate than with briny fresh oysters and exceptional wine? Here are our top 5 wine finds for oysters, whether you like them Rockefeller style or cool and crisp with a nice mignonette, you will find these pairings are the perfect companion!
Lightly Sauvignon Blanc has all the flavor you would expect from a premium Monterey wine — citrus, melon, guava and bright acidity. It’s the perfect marriage for an oyster tower. What it doesn’t have is a lot of calories or residual sugar.
With this wine, you can have your “cake” and your oysters too! The light buttery taste and aroma is just what the doctor ordered, finished off with a touch of roasted apple and pear. $11
Viva Italy! This wine is crisp and light and perfect for an oyster feast. $14
This wine is made by one of the most prominent producers in Burgundy. It’s a great salad-pairing wine and excellent with a buttered grilled oyster. $16
A great balance of bright citrus and honey with a touch of oaky character and hints of juicy peach. This wine is crafted with care so that no single element overpowers another — perfect for seafood of any sort! $16