Time to hibernate and pair some food and wine. Get cozy with these favorite winter foods and the wines that are about to be their very best friend.
Get cozy with these curry dishes loaded with warm spice, rich sauces and plenty of flavor. They’re the perfect recipes to whip up on the coldest days of winter.
Fig Newtons have a special place in our food memories. Now that we know how to make them at home, we love them even more. Check out these classic and reinvented fig newton recipes that are better than anything in the store.
It may seem a tad early, but now is when we start planning our herb, fruit and vegetable gardens. Check out Darina Allen’s new cookbook that is helping us do it.
Hygge is that Scandinavian word that is all the rage. It simply means to be cozy and enjoying a purely joyful moment of comfort and relaxation either on your own or with good friends. Here are a few cozy, sustainable wines that help us enjoy a moment of hygge.
Joe Donelan, founder of Sonoma County’s Donelan Family Wines, is keeping things close to what he knows, releasing a Chardonnay named after his mother. It’s a bottle everyone will love.
Don’t get us wrong, we love cured meats, pâtés, rillettes and meats of all shapes and sizes, but we are so bored of the usual charcuterie board. Check out this guide to revamping your meat bites.
Step up your vegetarian recipe game with these flavorful meatless dishes that will win over your tastebuds this new year.
Let’s break away from the usual Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. It’s a new year. A clean slate to try new wines and explore regions we may be less familiar with. But where to start? Check out these unique wines from the Alto Adige DOC.
The next time you are snowed in, cozy up with these comfort food recipes paired with perfect wines.
We are in the dead of winter and are craving all the warm, cozy foods. Check out these recipes made extra delicious thanks to creamy French goat cheese.
If you’re hosting a gathering for guests of all ages or doing a cleanse as a part of a resolution or New Year reset, we highly suggest trying these delicious mocktail recipes. They’re lacking in alcohol, but not in flavor.
From ginger shots to soothing chamomile tea, learn these healing food hacks to feel energized in honor of Rachel de Thample’s new book Vital Tonics and Soothing Teas.
Get rid of the last of those pesky holiday leftovers and start the new year off on the right foot. Check out these recipes and tips that will help you clean out the fridge.
Check out these tips to perfectly pairing a charcuterie and wine spread, complete with all the fixings and inspired by the Côtes du Rhône region.
Sterling Vineyards has introduced their first two sparkling wines just in time for your New Year’s celebrations.
After all of the cakes and cookies, we need a break from the sweet and are keeping things savory. Check out our favorite savory brunch recipes.
Ready to get cozy? Check out these classically French dishes fit for the coldest days of winter and they’re elegantly paired with wines from Côtes de Bordeaux.
Today is National French Toast Day. We’ve rounded up our favorite recipe fit for an elegant weekend breakfast that is sure to lure everyone out of bed. Plus, these recipes are perfect to bust out for a crowd at your next holiday brunch.
If you’re hosting New Year’s Eve or you offered to bring some wine, check out these bottles that will help you ring in the New Year, but are still affordable. All at less than $20 a bottle, these wines are ready to please a crowd. If your guest list is long enough, ask your local wine store if they have a case discount.
Things are getting quite festive in our kitchen. Inspire your baking, treats and sweet with these delicious peppermint recipes inspired by the favorite holiday candy, the candy cane.
Spruced up with a charred orange juice instead of lime and a sprig of sage, this winter gin and tonic is the same refreshing drink that we all love, but with some warmer flavors for the winter months.
It’s a busy time of the year. Takeout is often the answer. Just because you order takeout doesn’t mean you have to skip the wine. (Nothing is ever too casual for wine.) Check out our tips to matching your favorite delivery or to-go foods with wine.
You don’t need to be a wine connoisseur to incorporate wine into entertaining. Hosting a wine-themed party can be easy and educational, with these simple tips as a guide.
Make a big batch of this cozy mulled wine and wow your friends, family and guests first with the aroma and then with the taste as you host them for holiday and winter festivities.
Tis the season of baking. But do you know what kind of butter to use? Check out our butter guide to different kinds of butters and what we like to use them for.
While some say the American Dream no longer exists, Mi Sueño winery is proof that hard work and passion can take you from dishwasher to winery founder.
Sunday supper is often something sacred in a household. We caught up with Cynthia Graubart, author of Sunday Suppers: Simple, Delicious Menus for Family Gatheringsto get her take on the cozy meal and to share her tried and true stew recipe.
Ready to host your first dinner party with friends or a small holiday get-together? You don’t have to break the bank to have a meal with good company. Check out these tips for hosting a dinner party, complete with wine, on a budget.
Not only are sweet potato totally delicious and packed with nutrients, they’re super versatile too. Check out these eight ways to use sweet potatoes in sweet or savory recipes.
Sip away the season with a special gin we recently discovered and used to make a delicious cranberry and tonic.
Need an appetizer or snack that isn’t so heavy it will ruin the main dish or meal to come? Dip into this roasted tribelli pepper hummus and let its delicious flavors win you over.
For those moments when unexpected holiday guests are coming over, your day was too jam packed to plan an elaborate party dish or when you’re invited to a get-together and you totally forgot to plan a dish, these last minute appetizer recipes are here to save the day.
From dry to sweet, Riesling wines are super versatile. Check out our guide to pairing Riesling wines at your fancy holiday parties or a casual night in. Plus, tips to stirring the wine into a delicious cocktail.
It’s time to get excited. Founders Brewing Co. has released their most sought-after beer, the CBS or Canadian Breakfast Stout.
Planning for a cookie exchange or a holiday dessert spread? Check out our favorite cookies of the year. PS It’s National Cookie Day, get baking so you can celebrate.
As a fun appetizer or side, these veggie-filled savory crêpes are made with dairy free milk and filled with a dairy free cheese.
At your next winter party, refresh your guests before or after a heavy meal with this easy Moscato winter cocktail.
From interesting cookbooks to glamorous aprons or our new favorite chef’s knife, here is our go-to gift guide for the food lovers in your life.
For the food and wine loving people on your list, give them a delicious gift from wine country and help support Sonoma County as it rebuilds and forges ahead after the devastating fires.
Let’s be real, we don’t need a ton of encouragement to eat Prosciutto di Parma, we’d eat it right of the package just fine. But if you’re looking for some inspiration or a beautifully composed dish, read on for five delicious recipes.
Get a head start this morning making more room in the belly for feasting while also making a difference with Chef Curtis Stone.
Give your leftovers a delicious second life with this easy flatbread paired with Pinot Noir wine.
In a few days, you are about to have a mishmash of leftovers on your hands. Forget turkey sandwiches, a fun pizza dressed up with turkey, cranberries, stuffing and even dollops of mashed potatoes is the way to go. Plus, we have to wines that are the perfect pairs with holiday leftovers.
These quick cocktails are great to make in big batches for a crowd. Serve them at Thanksgiving, all the way through to your New Year’s Eve parties.
Awake from your food coma and relax the day after Thanksgiving (and maybe after your shopping dash) with these ultimate mimosa recipes.
Check out these simple tips to creating a beautiful table setting perfect for all of your gatherings this season. These DIY ideas all use recycled wine bottles and inexpensive or foraged items.
While you may first turn to big red wines as the temperatures cool, we love pairing white wine and hearty food pairings. Take a bite of warm, cozy food, and when things get to be a bit too heavy, take a sip of cool white wine and your tastebuds will be ready for another bite.
Gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing… turkey can get tricky when we’re talking about pairing it with wine. Check out these bottles that not only play well with the bird, but also all of its fixings.
All your favorite taco ingredeints are layered in a pan with dough to become the most delicious savory monkey bread. Dig into this taco monkey bread while you’re watching your next football game with friends.
There’s nothing quite like a great recipe for southern-style rice pudding. We checked in with chef Katy Keefe, the pastry chef of McCrady’s & McCrady’s Tavern, for her gluten and dairy free recipe.
A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for your friends or family members who love good food, good wine, and good company. Ensure the wine present feels meaningful with a little bit of thought. From beautiful ways to wrap a bottle to making an educated guess about what someone will like, here are our top tips to giving wine as a gift. Our favorite part about giving wine? It’s easy to purchase last minute, but it is always special.
Swap out your morning avo-toast for this version slathered with creamy, spicy sunflower butter, mushrooms, apple and maybe even a fried egg on top.
Check out these hearty side dishes that are perfect for the rest of autumn, all of winter and all the holidays and dinner parties in between.
Whether you are celebrating the coming holidays, the new year or a life event, here are our current favorite sparkling wines to pop open to kick off the festivities.
Thanksgiving can be a food-lover’s dream come true, but a wine pairing nightmare. With hearty potato sides and fresh kale salads, it can be hard to find the perfect bottles to pair with all your dishes. Check out these tips and Cavit wines that will help you handle the autumn feast. Cheers!
A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for your friends or family members who love good food, good wine, and good company. Ensure the wine present feels meaningful with a little bit of thought and these tips.
Easy salsa chicken wings that let you adjust the heat to you taste. A perfect finger-food for football games.
Check out these tips to make the most of your slow cooker from Phyllis Good’s new cookbook with ideas from breakfast to dessert.
Today is International Merlot Day! What better way to celebrate than with a fun bottle of Merlot, here’s what we’re drinking.