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The ultimate BBQ sauce that stands up to our 2012 Tempranillo...

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

How to make our BBQ sauce that stands up to our 2012 Tempranillo.

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Wine - 2012 Tempranillo I Buy Now

Pairing - BBQ Sauce

Why - A sauce can be the bridge between food and wine, plus BBQ sauce is good on just about anything. Our Tempranillo is a little smokey with essence of stewed tomato. Already sounds like BBQ sauce, right? Fire up the grill or just dip saltine crackers into this sweet and tangy sauce Justin did as a kid.  

Tempranillo is a very underrated BBQ and steak wine. Its rustic, earthy, and lively with a little help from Graciano. From BBQ chicken to ribeye, Tempranillo does the job!

BBQ Sauce Ingredients

  • 2 cups ketchup

  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar

  • 1/4 Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

  • 1 tablespoon tabasco sauce

  • 1 tablespoon of your favorite BBQ rub

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Combine all ingredients in a pot on the stove top and bring to a simmer. Cool or use warm.

BBQ Rub Recipe

  • 1/2 cup paprika

  • 1/4 cup kosher salt

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoons black pepper

  • 1/4 granulated garlic

  • 2 tablespoons cayenne

Combine all dry ingredients together and store in an airtight container.

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