I've made a handful of concord wines, many from the welch's line of products. They can be made into a perfect concord, but I am just not sure a concord is really what you are looking to pair with pasta and red meats. All of my concords are semi-sweet to sweet, and the all of them produced commerically are very similar. I would prefer it as a stand alone wine or with a dessert of sorts, but everyone is different. I would encourage you to use some real fruit, maybe raisins, in there someplace the all concentrate wines seem very jammy or sickly sweet to me. Good luck, let us hear how it goes.