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6 Foods That Pair Perfectly With Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife Sangiovese

While endless guides recommend pairing complicated dishes with fancy wines, at Redneck Vineyards, we keep it simple. After a long day, the last thing anyone wants to do is spend hours in the kitchen or hunting down unique ingredients. Our wines are a perfect complement to burgers on the grill, your favorite chicken recipe, and more. Discover our top pairings for enjoying one of our most popular wines, Catas “Trophy” Wife.

Pork Chops

Pork chops are commonly paired with fruits, from apple sauce on the side to pear chutney toppings and peach marinades. This exceptional mix of sweet fruit and pork is replicated when pork chops are paired with Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife Sangiovese. The bold cherry flavor takes center stage, which acts as a palate cleanser between bites of your favorite cut of pork. On the nose, you will immediately be greeted with strong notes of earthy spice and fresh cherries that make the wine as fragrant as it is delicious. 


Seafood lovers, rejoice. There is a perfect pairing between your favorite dishes and Catas ‘Trophy’ Wife. This enticing Sangiovese displays notes of earthy yet spicy cherries. A bold combination such as this is a perfect complimentary wine for flavorful seafood dishes. Some of the best pairings include marinated salmon, seasoned seafood dishes, shrimp, and mussels. Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife wine features young, medium tannins, which also means it is versatile and can be paired with certain vegetables, like mushrooms and corn. If you are looking to incorporate several of these flavors into one dish, consider adding a glass of Catas ‘Trophy’ Wife alongside your next seafood boil.

BBQ Ribs

Ribs are a fan favorite at cookouts and family gatherings throughout the summer months and also a hit during football season. Because of the bold and tangy taste of the BBQ sauce slathered on the ribs, a bottle of refreshing yet acidic wine is necessary. Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife wine has notes of earthy spices and ripe fruits that cleanse the palate between bites of decadent ribs. The notes in this particular Sangiovese also merge well with other meats dressed in BBQ sauce, along with roasted poultry. While the taste is sure to make this wine a staple in your home, the smell is equally pleasant, with highly aromatic impressions of sweet oak and dried cherries. 

Pepperoni Pizza

Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife wine is made for casual, everyday pairings. One of our favorite combinations is a classic pepperoni pizza and a glass of this earthy red wine. The classic pizza sauce and the subtle spiciness of the pepperonis marry exceptionally well with the sweet oak and dark cherry notes of the Sangiovese. As an added bonus, the flavors pair equally well with all dishes that feature a red sauce, like spaghetti and meatballs and most other Italian dishes. Keep in mind, however, that you should pair the wine with the sauce instead of the pasta if serving other Italian dishes. For example, an alfredo sauce over pasta creates a vastly different flavor profile than a red sauce. In these cases, opt for a bottle of white wine or a light red variety. The versatility of Catas “Trophy” Wife wine makes it a great wine to keep on hand for impromptu gatherings or last-minute pizza orders. 


This soft yet acidic Catas “Trophy” Wife wine is a staple in the summertime because of its refreshing nature. This makes it ideal for accompanying your favorite snacks. A favorite pairing is Sangiovese and cheese. Generally, wine connoisseurs recommend pairing Sangiovese wines with aged Pecorino Toscano, aged Asiago, or Grana Padano. Other snacks that work well with the notes in this wine include fruits like blackberries, blueberries, and plums. 


If you’re looking for a bold wine that can easily cut through rich flavors, consider Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife wine. This Sangiovese wine displays medium tannins and is highly acidic. While there are a number of fantastic pairings, it is a top choice to pair with burgers. We recommend opting for this particular blend when you top your burger with a cheese such as Asiago or incorporate a flavorful marinade or seasoning into the burger. Cooking the burgers on the grill also increases the complementary hints of earthiness within the wine. If you want to avoid meat, this wine also goes well with veggie burgers or grilled eggplant. 

Choose a Redneck Vineyards Wine for Your Favorite Meal

Redneck Vineyards’ Catas “Trophy” Wife wine is available to order online to keep on hand for your next gathering or casual night in.

Want to explore more Redneck Vineyards wine varieties to pair with your favorite meals and snacks? Browse our wine collection to experiment with new flavors, or order a bottle to go with your next pepperoni pizza or seafood feast now.

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