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Lasagne di Mare

Some people might think that seafood and cheese don’t belong together but we’re here to prove them wrong! This seafood lasagna pairs perfectly with our 2018 Grenache blanc

Asian Sticky Chicken

This recipe is all about any excuse to slather our favorite Hawaiian-style sticky sauce on a piece of chicken… or a crockpot full of meatballs. Either way, pair it with our 2015 Serenade on a summer afternoon.

Multi-Colored Pepper Steak with Balsamic Onions

One of our favorite things about Syrah is the notes of pepper and spice in the finish. Our 2015 Nocturne is mostly Syrah with a shot of Mourvèdre and bit of Carignane so it pairs perfectly with this simple Pepper Steak garnished with onions.

Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet

At the end of harvest a young man’s fancy turns to… cassoulet! A loose, almost soup-like stew bursting with the rich flavors of cured meat and beans. This dish will pair equally well with our 2016 Roussanne or our 2015 Nocture.

New England Lobster Pot Pie

I have very fond memories of ordering Lobster Pot Pie every Fall at “The Baltic”, a small hotel and restaurant in downtown Point Richmond, California.  After a long, cold day sailing on the waters of San Francisco Bay nothing is better than the creamy goodness of a Lobster Pot Pie and a glass of our […]

Roasted Vegetables with Roasted Pepper Hummus

A twist on the summer classic “Hummus and Veggies”, roasting the vegetables ads a certain “je ne sais quoi”, perhaps elegance, to a simple snack.  Pair with the 2016 Mourvèdre Rosé for a pre-dinner treat.