Sparks will Fly this 4th of July with our Zinfandel Barbecue Sauce

Summer is in full swing, and that means it’s time to fire up the grill and indulge in the smoky, savory flavors of barbecued goodness. To enhance your grilled dishes with a touch of sophistication, try this Zinfandel infused barbecue sauce. This delicious sauce combines the deep, complex flavors of Frank Family’s Napa Valley Zinfandel with the smoky, tangy essence of traditional barbecue sauce.


2 TablespoonsOlive oil
½ CupGreen onions, chopped
2 CupsFrank Family Zinfandel
2 CupsKetchup
1 CupSoy sauce
½ CupDijon mustard
1⁄4  CupBrown sugar
1⁄4  CupFresh parsley, chopped


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook green onions for about 5 minutes, until tender.
  2. Pour in the Zinfandel and cook until reduced by half.
  3. Mix the ketchup, soy sauce, mustard, and brown sugar into the saucepan with the wine. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, until thickened and well blended.
  4. Remove from heat, and mix in the parsley. Immediately brush onto your favorite meats or refrigerate until ready to serve.