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Rebuilding Wine Country

It’s been one year since the start of the fires that affected Napa and Sonoma counties so profoundly, a year full of challenges and changes for all of us. As we look back at the past year, we are warmed and strengthened by the sense of community and regrowth that...

Lamb Riblets & Cabernet Jelly

Prep Time 30-45 Minutes Cook Time 3 Hours Serves 6 These tender, flavorful ribs are perfect as an appetizer or complement to the main dish at any dinner. The blend of spices and cabernet jelly add a symphony of flavor, color, and smells to your table. Deceptively simple to prepare,...

How to Make a Winter Charcuterie Board

In Japan, watching the seasons change is one of life’s greatest simple pleasures. Each season is accompanied by new sights, sounds, smells, and, most importantly, foods. Inspired by local and seasonal ingredients, we put together this winter-ready charcuterie board to complete the holiday mood at any small gathering. SEE WINES...

Lunar New Year Wine Pairing- Gyoza & Pinot Noir

Prep Time 30-45 Minutes Cook Time 10 Minutes Yields About 3 Dozen Lunar New Year is one of the most exciting times of the year, time for celebration, family, food, and new beginnings. Every year we look forward to cooking traditional Asian dishes, and gyoza (or Japanese dumplings) are one...

Lobster Benedict & Hi No Tori Rosé

Prep Time 30-45 Minutes Cook Time 60 Minutes Serves 6 People Made from premium Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon and pressed whole cluster specifically for rosé, Hi No Tori is a standout among rosés. Winemaker Steve Matthiasson highlights the bright and juicy citrus notes of this wine, giving it great pairing...

Strawberry Mint Frosé

Prep Time 4-6 Hours Cook Time 10 Minutes Makes 4 Servings As the days get longer and warmer, who doesn’t crave a frosty drink every now and then? Frosé is an iced blended drink made from rosé and frozen fruit, perfect for summer sipping. Refreshing mint complements the herbal notes...