Wines for the Summer

Wines to try + what to order at Myrtle Beach restaurants this summer

Summer calls for light, easy-drinking, uncomplicated, and refreshing wines. You don’t want a heavy, complex wine when you’re sitting in the South Carolina sunshine. Here are wines you can find at local restaurants or pick up in a wine shop to sip during the summer.

Girard Sauvignon Blanc

Girard Sauvignon Blanc at Aspen Grille
  • where to try it in Myrtle Beach: Aspen Grille
  • tastes like: honeydew melon
  • pair it with: this light and bright wine is perfect for grilled shrimp and veggies for summertime, or the Seared New Bedford Scallops With Chardonnay Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce at Aspen Grille
  • where to buy: Total Wine

Trefethen Chardonnay

Hook and barrel

where to try it in Myrtle Beach: Hook & Barrel
tastes like: “liquid sunshine” with notes of toasted brioche, honeysuckle, and poached pear. Delightful.
pair it with: the tuna poke stack at Hook & Barrel, or another savory seafood dish
where to buy: Total Wine

Dry Creek Vineyard – The Mariner

where to try it in Myrtle Beach: Gio’s Italian Kitchen
tastes like: a complex mix of dark berries and dried roses
pair it with: an earthy and rich dish like the Marsala al Funghi at Gio’s
where to buy: Total Wine

Cheers to the summer, friends!

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