Wines to Pair with 20 Meals from Costco for $150

Wines to Pair with 20 Meals from Costco for $150 | VineSleuth Uncorked

Recipe Images from Erin Chase. Wine Image from Robert Mondavi.

If you shop at Costco, you’re going to love this! Erin at $5 Dinners has done the work for you by selecting recipes and creating a Costco shopping list for 20 meals from Costco that you can prepare for $150. And now, we’ve taken the guesswork out of wine pairing by selecting some fantastic wines ($15 or less with one exception) to serve with these recipes.

First, head over to $5 Dinners to print out the recipes and the Costco shopping list that includes all the ingredients that you’ll need to make these 20 dinners. Erin’s post includes links to all of the recipes as well as a detailed ingredient list. However, if you want to make things even easier, you can purchase a download for $1.49 that includes the shopping lists, recipes, and ingredients in an easy printable format.

Then, check out our wine suggestions below and pick up some bottles to serve with your meals. These wines are widely distributed, but because inventory varies depending on your area, you may or may not be able to find these wines at your local Costco.

And if you’re looking for more, check out the Valentine’s Day ideas as well as other Food and Wine Pairings linked to below.

20 Meals at Costco for $150

Recipes and Wine Pairing

Grilled Chicken with Mango & Avocado Salsa

If you would like to read in-depth information about these wines, go here.

  • Albarino: Bodegas Paso Robles Galicia ~$19
  • Bordeaux White Blend: Chateau Olivier Blanc ~$25
  • Gewurztraminer: Chateau Ste. Michele ~$10
  • Grüner Veltliner: Laurenz V “Singing” ~$14
  • Merlot: 14 Hands Merlot ~$10

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

  • Tuscan Red Blend: Monte Antico Rosso  ~$10
  • Chianti: Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico ~ $15
  • Chianti: DaVinci Chianti ~ $10
  • Rioja: Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva ~ $12
  • Rioja: Bodegas LAN Crianza Rioja ~ $10

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

(Make 2)

  • Chianti: Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico ~ $13
  • Chianti: Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva ~ $15
  • Merlot: Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot ~ $12
  • Merlot: Rodney Strong Sonoma County Merlot ~ $15
  • Mourvedre (Monastrell): Bodegas Juan Gil ‘Honoro Vera’ Monastrell ~ $8

Beef & Bean Soft Tacos

(Make 2 — Or you can make these Beef & Bean Oven Tacos, if you have hard shell tacos on hand!)

  • Rioja: Muga Rosado (Rosé) Rioja ~ $10
  • Malbec: Gouguenheim Valle Escondido Malbec ~ $10
  • Rhone Red: La Vieille Ferme Rouge ~ $8
  • Rhone Red Blend: Famille Perrin & Fils “Réserve” Côtes du Rhône ~ $12
  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Cellar No. 8 Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $8

Ranchero Chicken

(Make 2)

  • Rhone Red Blend: E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rosé ~ $14
  • Rhone Red Blend: Les Vignerons de Tavel ‘Tavel’ Les Lauzeraies Rosé ~ $14
  • Rioja: Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva ~ $12
  • Chianti: Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico ~ $13
  • Pinot Noir: Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ~ $15

Potato & Egg Breakfast Tacos

(Make 2)

  • Sparkling: Michelle Brut NV Sparkling Wine ~ $12
  • Sparkling: La Marca Prosecco Sparkling Wine ~ $12
  • Prosecco: Mionetto Prosecco Brut ~ $13
  • Garnacha: Las Rocas Rosé ~ $10
  • Rhone Red Blend: Chateau Montaud Cotes de Provence Rosé ~ $10

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

(Make 2 freezer packs. They can be frozen up to 3 months.)

  • Rhone Red Blend: Jaboulet Parallèle 45 Cotes du Rhône ~ $12
  • Malbec: Dona Paula Estate Malbec ~ $15
  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Hahn Winery Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $12
  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Sterling Vineyards Vintner’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $14
  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Santa Rita 120 Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $8

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken & Potatoes

(Make 2 freezer packs. They can be frozen up to 3 months.)

  • Pinot Grigio: Riff Pinot Grigio ~ $12
  • Montepulciano: Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo ~ $10
  • Bordeaux: Mouton Cadet Red Bordeaux ~ $10
  • Tuscan Red Blend: Banfi Centine ~ $10
  • Famille Perrin & Fils “Réserve” Côtes du Rhône ~ $12

Herbed Meatballs

(Make 2 batches for the freezer.)

  • Cabernet Sauvignon: Columbia Crest Two Vines Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $8
  • Cabernet Sauvignon:Ravenswood Winery Vintners Blend Cabernet Sauvignon ~ $8
  • Malbec: Alamos Malbec ~ $10
  • Montepulciano: Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo ~ $15
  • Sangiovese: Falesco Sangiovese ~ $13

Beef Stirfry with Broccoli

(Make 2 freezer packs. They can be frozen up to 3 months.)

  • White Blend: Sokol Blosser “Evolution” White Blend ~ $14
  • Pinot Noir: The Pinot Project Pinot Noir ~ $13
  • Pinot Noir: Erath Pinot Noir ~ $15
  • Riesling: Sheldrake Point Finger Lakes Riesling ~ $15
  • Gewurztraminer: Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewürztraminer ~ $10

Quinoa with Corn & Black Beans

(Make 2)

  • Rhone Red Blend: Les Vignerons de Tavel ‘Tavel’ Les Lauzeraies Rosé
  • Rhone Red Blend: Chateau Montaud Cotes de Provence Rosé ~ $10
  • Pinot Noir: Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Pinot Noir ~ $10
  • Albarino: Martin Codax Albarino ~ $14
  • White Blend: Big House White Blend ~ $10

Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing

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