Wines with Strawberry Recipes

Strawberries and Wimbledon are the perfect pairing. So to kick off the fortnight of tennis action, Olly pairs the drinks for some sumptuous strawberry based dishes in this week’s WEEKEND magazine!

Strawberry, honey and ginger nut cheesecake

Olly’s wine pairing: De Bortoli Botrytis Semillon (9.5%, 37.5cl) £8.50, Asda

Made by one of Australia’s best-known sweet wine producers, this is a peach of a wine. Serve cold for a sumptuous pairing with cheesecake.

Spicy Tuna Skewers with Strawberries and Green Pepper

Olly’s wine pairing: Ramon Bilbao Rioja Rosado 2022 (12.5%) £8, reduced to £7 until 26 July, Co-op

Delivering fabulously fruity scent for the salsa and textural richness for the tuna, this Spanish winner is match fit for sipping all summer long.

Pimm's and Strawberry Tart with Lemon Curd

Olly’s wine pairing: Fever-Tree Cloudy British Apple With A Twist Of Garden Mint (0%, 500ml) £2, Sainsbury’s

As scented as a cottage garden, this is a vibrant British alcohol-free option for the whole family to enjoy – and it’s splendid refreshment with this tempting tart.

Strawberry, Feta Cheese and Mint Salad

Olly’s wine pairing: Lanson ‘Le Black Creation’ (12.5%) £31.99 as part of a Mix Six, Majestic

The official bubbly of the Wimbledon Championships, this is an ace performer when served with a scrumptious strawberry salad.

This article was originally published in the Daily Mail’s WEEKEND magazine in Saturday 1st July 2023.

Read the full column and get all the lip smacking recipes HERE.

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