Perfect pairing: Watermelon and white port
When your food is all-out sweet, your wine has to be too. With watermelon, try a port-style wine made of Chardonnay. Together, they’re a grown-up fruit salad.
Prager "Aria" White Port 2004 (Napa Valley; $49, 750 ml.). Honeyed pears, apples, melons, and toasted nuts.
More summer pairings:
- Pork ribs & Zinfandel
- Guacamole & dry Riesling
- Bacon cheeseburgers & Syrah
- Fried fish tacos & dry Riesling
- Peach pie & off-dry Riesling
- Grilled salmon & Merlot
- Baby greens with goat cheese & Sauvignon Blanc