La Vie Dansante Wines

Recipes for Current Wine Releases

Pairings with Current Wine Releases

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Recipes with Past Releases


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 2016 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 […]

Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds

A “tagine” is a earthen-ware cooking pot used in Northern African cuisine.  We use a more contemporary version of this cooking method – a cast iron skillet – to create this slightly-sweet, Moroccan-spiced chicken dish that pairs beautifully with our 2016 Viognier.

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.

Turkey, Cranberry, Bacon & Brie Sandwiches

The perfect use for left over Turkey on the day after Thanksgiving, and the perfect pairing for La Vie Dansante’s 2016 Rosé of Grenache!