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Food and Wine on Under the Radar with Callie Crossley

Canned Wine is a Summer Favorite, and Charcoal Lights Up the Food Scene

Food Healthy Grilled Fruit
** FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES ** Dessert on the grill is a natural for healthy eating because so little fat is needed in the cooking. Grilled Nectarines with Blueberry Preserves, shown in this June 17, 2007 photo, can make use of your dying charcoal fire or done on the gas grill.
Food and Wine on Under the Radar with Callie Crossley

It’s grilling season, but there is a different kind of charcoal lighting up the trendy food scene, and Mexican style roasted corn is all the rage. Plus pink wine from red wine country, and recommendations of old favorites and new wines to drink all barbeque season. Our food and wine connoisseurs join Callie in studio to talk about all the latest summer trends.

Jonathon Alsop, founder & executive director of the Boston Wine School
And Amy Traverso, senior food editor at Yankee magazine and co-host of WGBH's Weekends with Yankee. Follow Amy on Twitter.

Recommendation on wines:

BBQ Wines
● Malbec
● Tannat
● Zinfandel
● Shiraz

Summer Wines
● Vinho Verde
● Albarino
● Cava

Trending Wines
● Vermentino
● Pecorino
● Gaglioppo

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