Published: 07:30, 29 July 2018
| Updated: 13:30, 29 July 2018
Come rain or shine there will always be a welcome table for white wine in the summer.
White wines in the summer are considered by most people to be more refreshing, and lighter in both style and taste than the majority of their red wine counterparts.
The recent rainstorms to lash England were a stark reminder that down here in Kent, we are not exactly living the sunkissed life of some others on the Costa del Sol or Corfu.
But that is not to say that we can’t enjoy a good glass of summer wine, much like the French or Italians on the continent, in our own garden of England. And meteorologists predict a return to sunny days so don’t pack away the garden furniture just yet.
Getting the perfect white wine can make a world of difference for those summer dinners outside with friends and loved ones.
So whether it’s steaks off the barbecue, grilled fish, vegetable dishes and cheeses, get the pairing right for that vino delight. And let’s not forget that white wine can also be a fantastic aperitif or a cool summer quencher.
Take a look at our white wine list on special offer along with their best food pairings...
Tempus Two Pewter Series Pinot Gris White Wine, 75cl (£15.99): Pairs with white meaty fish and tuna
Tempus Two Copper Series Wilde Chardonnay White Wine, 75cl, (Case of 3) £34.49 (£11.50 per bottle): Pairs with chicken with leeks and mustard or a fettuccine carbonara
Pierre Monte Chardonnay Wine, 75cl £9.99: Pairs with with delicate meat dishes, seafood and antipasto
Dark Horse Wines Sauvignon Blanc California White Wine, 75cl, (Case of 3) £24 (£8 per bottle): Pairs with mussels
Calvet Limited Release Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 75cl £6.49: Paris with seafood, salads or grilled fishes
McGuigan Black Label Sauvignon Blanc, 75cl (Case of 6) £39 (£6.50 per bottle): Paris with seafood and fresh pasta
Kim Crawford 2016 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Wine, 75cl £10.41: Pairs with grilled oysters
Eisberg Alcohol Free Sauvignon Blanc Wine 75cl (Case of 6) £16.80 (£2.80 per bottle): Pairs with Italian dishes and desserts
Brown Brothers Moscato 2017 White Wine, 75cl, (Case of 3) £24.46 (£8.15 per bottle): Pairs with soft cheese, fresh slices of Granny Smith apple and Thai green curry
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