Winning Superbowl Sunday: Surprisingly Awesome Craft Beer & Wine Pairings

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Confession time: as a team, the staff at here Bishop’s Cellar are pretty split on our feelings about football. We’ve got some die-hard fans and some…not so much. Despite that, Super Bowl Sunday is something we can all get behind! Football lover or not- what’s better than a day lazing on the couch with tasty snacks and even tastier beverages? Super Bowl food is delicious, crowd-pleasing and fun to eat. We think your beverages should be the same.

Everyone knows that beer is a great choice for game day and we are beyond lucky here in Nova Scotia to have amazing craft beer flowing from every corner of our fair province. Our fridge at the shop is stocked to the brim with delicious, local favourites from the likes of Garrison, Propeller, Boxing Rock, Rare Bird, Uncle Leo’s, and many more.

If you really want to shake things up this year why not try pairing some amazing, flavourful wines with your Super Bowl snacks? We’re open until midnight Friday and Saturday nights so let our friendly store staff help you find the perfect bottle for the day. In the meantime, here are a few suggestions to get your taste buds in shape:

Cava/Prosecco/Champagne – Fancy up your deep fried food with a sparkling wine that helps cut the salt and fat in your favourite snacks. Try Segura Viudas Cava or Terregaie Prosecco for a sparkling wine full of flavour and value.

Leitz Dragonstone Riesling – This off-dry, fruity white is perfect for anything spicy.

Hegarty Open Now – The name says it all! Great price, biodynamic, and a very cool blend. This one will be dynamite with sausages or pulled pork.

Borgo Scopeto Chianti Classico – You can never go wrong with Chianti and pizza, it’s a classic for a reason!

So, how about you? What are you planning to eat and drink this Sunday? Share your pairings with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!