You are here: Home » Wine 101 » Pinot Noir for Summer Steaks Pinot Noir for Summer Steaks Wine 101 http://relish.com/articles/pinot-noir-for-summer-steaks/ June 3, 2013 http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/byron-pinot-noir.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Byron 2011 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir ($19) Live large for less than $20! Pour some Byron Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir ($19) the next time you gather with friends. Delicate notes of flowers and spice frame the core of plums and dark berries, showing both power and finesse. When temperatures climb, put a chill on the bottle to sustain the wine’s vibrant side. Lighter in body than many reds, Pinot Noir is a great choice for summer-fresh ways with meats. See below for a steak-centered menu to serve it with. Relish wine and cocktails columnist Wini Moranville guides you to the best wine and spirits for the money. She is the author of The Bonne Femme Cookbook, Simple, Splendid Food That French Women Cook Every Day. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Blackened Blue Potato and Steak Salad Steak and potatoes come together with blackened seasonings in this hearty salad. Steak Salad with Goat Cheese and Cherries Creamy goat cheese complements a grilled steak and vegetables. Grilled Beef Eye Round Steaks with Garlic-Yogurt Marinade This is a low fat recipe sure to please your family. Grilled Pork Chops and Vegetables Grilled pork chops and a fresh veggie platter are ideal for any summer grill-outs. Coriander-Spiced Chicken or Lamb Kebabs Serve these superbly seasoned kebabs with Simple Lemon Yogurt Sauce.