Wine Pairings for Tailgates


as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo

Tailgating offers a great selection of different foods that can be paired with many different wines. The Cucuzza Squash Dip and the Cucuzza Spiced Bread are easy to make, easy to serve and very tasty additions to your tailgate buffet.

The Cucuzza Squash Dip is rich and creamy and provides an opportunity for palate cleansing wines like:

Or smooth reds like:

The Cucuzza Spiced Bread is perfect as a breakfast or snack bread with:

For more Tailgate ideas with pairings, check out our Messina Hof Football Pairing Guide.


Karen Bonarrigo, Director of Administration for Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc, is an expert in wine and food pairing

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