You are here: Home » Special Occasions » Memorial Day Menu and Wine Pairings Memorial Day Menu and Wine Pairings Holidays,Recipes,Special Occasions http://relish.com/articles/a-memorial-day-menu-wine-pairings/ by RelishMay 25, 2011 Fire up the grill and chill the wine—Memorial Day is almost here. Photo by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/18604_perfect_picnic__043.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint We're grabbing our trusty tongs, cranking up the heat, and getting our sizzle on this Memorial Day with a menu that boasts a medley of summer-fresh flavors. To help us get the party started right, our favorite sommelier at Black Box Wines has offered a puckish pairing for each course. Follow the links below for tasting notes: • Happy App: Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip Suggested Pairing: 2009 California Merlot • Main Course: Marinated Lemon Chicken Breasts Suggested Pairing: 2010 Monterey Country Chardonnay • Yummy Side: Sesame Noodles with Shredded Vegetables Suggested Pairing: 2009 Columbia Valley Riesling Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip This tomato-based dish does triple duty as a dip, spread and pasta sauce. Marinated Lemon Chicken Breasts Lemon and herbs add zest to chicken breasts. Sesame Noodles with Shredded Vegetables Meatless and filling -- and fun to eat.