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Yes, we have a crazy awesome selection of beverages, too


A great bottle of wine or a perfectly refreshing beer can be just the thing to tie together a delicious meal.

At Lake Geneva Country Meats, we have an extensive selection of wine, beer and liquor available for you. Our Beverage Guru Nick selects each product by hand to make sure the product is well made, is a good value, and is a product that can make your next meal or occasion even better.

We want to make sure you don’t feel intimidated by all the different choices, so we’re here to answer your questions and help you pick the perfect bottle for your taste and budget. Stop by the store and browse our shelves, then ask for Nick if you have questions. He’ll help you find something you’ll love.

In the meantime, browse our descriptions of different types of wine and beer and see what types of food they pair best with. Even though these are our recommendations, remember, the best pairing is the one you love!

Cheers from Lake Geneva Country Meats!

Amber Ale

Amber Ale

A great middle ground style of beer, Amber ales have moderate hops and moderate malt.


Pairs great with:

  • Anything hot off the grill, light cheeses

Other Great Styles

Belgian Style Ales

Belgian Style Ales

A very traditional style of beer, Belgian style beers come in lighter and darker varities, but they all show rich malt notes.


Favorites from our shelves:

Pairs great with:

  • Grilled steaks, stews and abbey style cheeses

Other Great Styles

Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale

Light and easy drinking, blonde ales are great when you want something simple but delicious to drink.


Favorites from our shelves:

Pairs great with:

  • Roast chicken, sausages, mild cheeses

Other Great Styles

Cream Ale

Cream Ale

Mild in flavor with sweet notes, Cream Ales are smooth and delicious!


Favorites from our shelves:

Pairs great with:

  • Great to pair with cheddar and similar cheeses

Other Great Styles

Fruit Beers

Fruit Beers

When you add beer to your fruit, you get unexpectedly delicious results. Plus drinking fruit is "healthy".


Pairs great with:

  • Drink these on their own or with a light salad

Other Great Styles

Lagers

Lagers

The style of beer that made Milwaukee famous, most lagers are golden, clean and crisp.


Pairs great with:

  • Perfect with brats and burgers!

Other Great Styles

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

You wait all year for this style that's a blend of rich malt flavors and hints of hop bitterness.


Pairs great with:

  • Could an Oktoberfest go with anything other than a bratwurst?

Other Great Styles

Pale Ales

Pale Ales

The most popular style of craft beer, pale ales come in many different styles, but they all show off bitter and aromatic hop flavors.


Pairs great with:

  • Spicy foods and funky cheeses

Other Great Styles

Porter

Porter

A little bit lighter than a stout, Porters are great when you want a rich beer that isn't overly heavy.


Favorites from our shelves:

Pairs great with:

  • Smoked foods and rich cheeses

Other Great Styles

Red Ales

Red Ales

When you take a pale ale and add rye, you get spicy, bitey notes that make for a unique drinking experience.


Favorites from our shelves:

Pairs great with:

  • Spicy foods and funky cheeses

Other Great Styles

Stout

Stout

There are plenty of styles of stouts, but these beers are all made to be rich, dark and full of flavor.


Pairs great with:

  • Rich stews and aged cheeses

Other Great Styles

Wheat Beers

Wheat Beers

Bubbly, sweet and easy to drink, wheat beers are the perfect summer glass with bubblegum and banana flavors.


Pairs great with:

  • Bratwursts and cheddar!

Other Great Styles

Albarino

Albarino

An underlooked grape, Albarino is best known from Spain, where it makes wines that are full bodied, aromatic and refreshing. If you like Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay, give this a try!


Top Regions:

  • Rias Baixas, Spain

Pairs great with:

  • Seafood and chicken dishes

Other Great Styles

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cab is king, and for good reason! This grape produces big, full bodied red wines that are a go to for many people. You can find good examples at many price points from $10 to $1,000!


Top Regions:

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Napa, California
  • Chile

Pairs great with:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon is fabulous with a pan seared steak or a roasted prime rib
 

Other Great Styles

Cava

Cava

Cava is a sparkling wine made in the South of Spain from a blend of many different grapes. The wine is fruity, refreshing and very affordable!


Top Regions:

  • Cava, Spain

Pairs great with:

  • Sparkling wine will pair with anything! Cava is especially great with cheeses

Other Great Styles

Champagne

Champagne

The sparkling wine that all other sparkling wines desire to be, Champagne is made only in France from Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir. The end result is a sparkling wine of unparalled complexity and richness.


Top Regions:

  • Champagne, France

Pairs great with:

  • Champagne will pair with anything, but I particularly like it with buttered foods

Other Great Styles

Chardonnay

Chardonnay

Chardonnay can be light and crisp, or rich and full bodied. There are so many different flavors this grape can take on, you're sure to find one you like.


Top Regions:

  • Burgundy, France
  • Sonoma, California
  • Napa, California

Pairs great with:

  • Rich chicken and seafood dishes
 

Other Great Styles

Gamay

Gamay

One of the lightest red grapes, Gamay is the grape that makes Beaujolais. While Beaujolais Noveau is well known for being alcoholic grape juice, there are many great Beaujolais wines that are delicious bistro style wines at very affordable prices.


Top Regions:

  • Beaujolais, France

Pairs great with:

  • Pair a wine made with Gamay with simple stews and roasted meats

Other Great Styles

Grenache

Grenache

Grenache (or Garnacha) is grown around the Mediterranean and makes light bodied red wines that have plenty of red fruit along with spice notes. These are easy drinking, affordable wines.


Top Regions:

  • Spain
  • Rhone, France

Pairs great with:

  • Great with roasted chicken and rich fish dishes
 

Other Great Styles

Malbec

Malbec

Malbec originated in France but is now best known as Argentina's signature grape. It produces wines that are velvety smooth with rich fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Mendoza, Argentina
  • Cahors, France

Pairs great with:

  • Malbec loves steak and steak loves Malbec. Bonus points if you serve with chimichurri!
 

Other Great Styles

Merlot

Merlot

While it's not quite en vogue, Merlot produces phenomonal red wines that have ripe red fruit flavors plus tannin and structure. Plus, they're usually more affordable than similar quality Cabernet!


Top Regions:

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Napa, California
  • Columbia Valley, Washington

Pairs great with:

  • Merlot is a versatile partner for pork, beef or lamb, especially when it's grilled

Other Great Styles

Moscato

Moscato

Fruity and sweet, Moscatos are a fun wine to drink with friends. Don't forget an Asti when you feel like bubbles!


Top Regions:

  • Asti, Italy

Pairs great with:

  • Try this with spicy foods

Other Great Styles

Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio

Known as Pinot Grigio in Italy, and Pinot Gris elsewhere, this is often a lighter white wine with lemon, pear and citrus fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Alto Adige, Italy
  • Alsace, France
  • Columbia Valley, Washington

Pairs great with:

  • Light seafood and chicken dishes
 

Other Great Styles

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a thin-skinned grape that produces light red wines. The best Pinot Noirs are fruity, earthy and spicy and very easy to drink!


Top Regions:

  • Burgundy, France
  • Sonoma, California
  • Oregon

Pairs great with:

  • Pinot Noir can work with a variety of foods from salmon to pork to mushrooms
 

Other Great Styles

Port

Port

A fortified wine that is made by adding brandy to a dry wine. The end result is a deliciously sweet drink that's perfect for dessert.


Top Regions:

  • Douro, Portugal

Pairs great with:

  • Excellent with fruit, nuts and cheese for dessert

Other Great Styles

Prosecco

Prosecco

Made from Glera grapes, Prosecco is Italy's great sparkling wine. It's becoming increasingly popular for its light bubles and crisp flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Prosecco, France

Pairs great with:

  • Prosecco is an easy pairing partner, but it's especially great with seafood

Other Great Styles

Riesling

Riesling

Riesling is an amazing grape that can make delicious sweet wines and delicious dry wines! Dry rieslings are particularly food friendly.


Top Regions:

  • Mosel, Germany
  • Alsace, France
  • Columbia Valley, Washington

Pairs great with:

  • Dry riesling pairs with almost anything, sweet riesling pairs great with spicy food
 

Other Great Styles

Rosé

Rosé

True rosé wines are dry, crisp and delicious. They combine the crisp, refreshing characteristics of a white wine with hints of red wine flavor. Don't be scared to drink pink!


Top Regions:

  • France
  • Spain
  • California

Pairs great with:

  • Rosé is delicious with summer salads or on its own
 

Other Great Styles

Sangiovese

Sangiovese

Sangiovese (and all the other names the Italians call it by) is the grape that makes Chianti. It produces wines that have lots of acidity, plenty of earthiness and red fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Chianti, Italy

Pairs great with:

  • Sangiovese is a great pairing for high acid foods like dishes that have tomato sauce!

Other Great Styles

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Packed with flavors of grass, grapefruit, and other tropical fruit, Sauvignon Blanc is refreshing and delicious!


Top Regions:

  • Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Bordeaux, France
  • California

Pairs great with:

  • Seafood dishes and dishes with lemon flavors
 

Other Great Styles

Syrah

Syrah

Syrah (or Shiraz) can be full of ripe red fruits when made in warm climates like Australia, or packed with dark fruit and leather notes when produced in cooler climates. Both styles are delicious and great with food!


Top Regions:

  • Rhone, France
  • South Australia
  • Columbia Valley, Washington

Pairs great with:

  • Syrah is the perfect pairing for stews, lamb, and smoked meats
 

Other Great Styles

Tempranillo

Tempranillo

You'll usually see Tempranillo labeled as "Rioja", because that's the best region for growing this grape. It produces wines with dark fruit and earthy flavors at great values.


Top Regions:

  • Rioja, Spain
  • Duero, Spain

Pairs great with:

  • Try this Spanish wine with roasted pork and BBQ

Other Great Styles

Zinfandel

Zinfandel

Originally from Croatia, Zinfandel is now best known as a California grape. It's full bodied, high alcohol and packed with big fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • California
  • Southern Italy

Pairs great with:

  • The big flavors of Zinfandel are awesome with smoked ribs slathered in BBQ sauce!
 

Other Great Styles

Check Out What's New at LGCM

New wines 10/2/17

• The Crusher Chardonnay – a California Chardonnay with toasty oak, and pineapple notes – $9.99.

• The Crusher Pinot Noir – Light vanilla aromas with dark cherry and cranberry flavors in this California Pinot Noir – $9.99.

• Wente Riverbank Riesling – Tropical fruit, citrus flavors and honeysuckle combine in this moderately sweet California Riesling – $12.99.

New wines 8/10/17

• Blackbird Dissonance Sauvignon Blanc – a blend of Sauvignon Blanc with a bit of Semillon, this is rich, full bodied and full of lush tropical fruit flavors – $24.99

New wines 7/17/17

• Ironstone Petite Sirah – dense blackberry fruit flavors with nice tannins on the end – $9.99

New wines 7/3/17

•Banfi Rosso di Montalcino – an elegant Tuscan red with ripe cherry and licorice flavors – $24.99.

• E. Guigal Crozes Hermitage – a rich wine made from Syrah that has big red fruits with black peppery notes – $24.99.

• Erse Etna Rosso – a very cool wine from Sicily made with indigenous grapes that has crushed berry, plum and mineral notes – $22.99.

• Faiveley Mercurey Rouge – 100% Pinot Noir from the Southern portion of Burgundy with fresh red fruits and baking spice highlights – $24.99.

• Marchesi “Maraia” Barbera – fruit forward flavors of wild berries and currants with a hint of vanilla on the finish – $11.99.

• Ramon Bilbao Albariño – a delightful Spanish white wine with apricot and peach flavors with a touch of salinity on the finish – $14.99.

• Tommasi Le Rosse Pinot Grigio – a deliciously refreshing Italian Pinot Grigio with clean, crisp tropical fruit flavors – $12.99.

New wines 6/26/17

•Chateau Cruzeau – a super well made Cabernet based blend from Pessac-Léognan in Bordeaux – $26.99.

• Colosi Sicilian Rosso – a red blend of grapes indigenous to Sicily, a great summer BBQ wine – $11.99.

• Exem Bordeaux Rouge – a well made Merlot based blend for a value price – $11.99.

• Sisters Forever Chardonnay – an unoaked Chardonnay from California that is crisp and easy drinking – $12.99.

• Tolaini Chianti Classico Gran Selezione – the highest quality of Chianti that’s worth every penny – $44.99.

• Tortoise Creek “Cherokee Lane” Cabernet Sauvignon – a value priced California Cabernet from Lodi that received a Wine Enthusiast Best Buy award – $9.99.

• Via Rosa Sweet Red – a little bubbly with lots of sweet berry flavors, perfect for picnics – $10.99.

New wines 6/19/17

• Black Stallion Pinot Noir – a smooth and rich Carneros Pinot Noir at a very reasonable price for the quality – $19.99.

• Pala Cannonau & Pala Vermentino – a red and a white from Sardinia. These are easy drinking, well made wines to discover – $14.99 each.

• Rosé All Day – a fun new rosé from the South of France for those who live the rosé lifestyle – $9.99.

• Shafer Chardonnay – a true big boy Chardonnay from one of Napa’s heavyweight producers – $49.99.

• Shafer Merlot – less expensive than their Cabernets, still crafted with incredible skill, Shafer Merlot is a great bottle of wine – $54.99.

• Tortoise Creek Pinot Noir – a mix of fruit from Clarksburg and Monterey counties, this is a medium bodied Pinot Noir with some real character to it at a value price – $9.99.