Tailgate Chic Super Bowl Menu: Mini Lobster Rolls and Sesame Barbeque Ribs

You'll find both of these recipes on C Wonder's Inside the C blog, but I couldn't resist posting the gorgeous pics here, along with the wine pairings.

Perfect Pairing for Mini Lobster Rolls: Poggiobello Friulano Friuli Colli Orientali 2011
This wine comes from North-Eastern Italy and has lots of zesty citrus flavors, accented by more rounded notes of stone fruits and melon, and hints of herbs, all of which worked beautifully with the sweet, buttery lobster meat. 

Perfect Pairing for Sesame BBQ Ribs: Rancho Zabaco Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Reserve 2010
This wine is a crowd pleaser. It’s really easy to drink and our guests couldn’t get enough of it. It’s a perfect match for the ribs, as it brought out the sweet, fruity notes in the sauce, as well as the umami in the sesame and soy sauce.

Check out the rest of the Super Bowl recipes in this series:
Roast & Beet 'Em Salad
End Zone Slider Bar
And definitely don't miss Hilary Pereira's decorating feature.

Thanks & Credits: 
First off, a big thanks to Inside the C.
An extra special thanks to Hilary Pereira and her team, Kat and Rafael. 

All of the beautiful photographs for these posts were taken by Daniel Movitz.
Laura Sarvia Bott, of Bott and Co., created all of the fantastic designs for the signage and menus.
and Mafe Martinez and her team, 
Ileana and Ruth, at Sites by Mufin created the new design for my site

For more great Zins, check out these posts:
Zins in Dry Creek 
Thanksgiving in California Wine Country

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