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Pork Solyanka

This classic Russian sweet and sour stew was a huge hit at the 2014 Winter Wineland event where it was paired with our earthy Fog Veil Pinot Noir. We served it over white rice, but it’s also great all by itself! Can’t find the Fog Veil Pinot? Try this with our complex and savory Monterey Pinot.  

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    Downton Décor

    Are you a fan of a certain British period drama that takes place at a fictional “Abbey”? Then check out La Crema design blogger, Dave Masin’s post featuring a quartet...

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    Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

    Gourmet meatloaf is one of our favorite comfort foods. And when you invite bacon and parmesan cheese to the party, the result is a rich, flavorful main dish that’s a...

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    Honey Truffle Shortbread

    Shortbreads always feel at home for Holidays. However, shortbread need not always be so sweet. Savory shortbread is a unique, unexpected flavor experience that compliments food well and dazzles others...

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    Holiday baking

    It the time of year where special holiday baking recipes make their annual appearance. Here are two holiday bites from our staff’s family recipe box:

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    Here’s our version of “La Vigilia,” the Italian-American tradition of serving seafood on Dec. 24. Rather than a 7-9 course dinner, we turned to San Francisco’s signature fish stew, Cioppino.

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    Holiday Hosting with Pottery Barn

    We love hosting get-togethers and sharing a bottle of our favorite wine with friends all year long, but there’s something so special about entertaining during the holidays. Adding those festive...

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    Holiday entertaining playbook

    Tis the season for entertaining and making long-lasting memories. Our friends at Bungalow 56 have created a great DIY cork garland and delicious four-course menu to help you prepare for...

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    Holiday Menu: Rack of Lamb, Potato Pancakes, Butter Lettuce Salad

    Holiday eating made more delicious and less stressful. Jessica and Karyn at Bungalow 56 Interiors and Events have created a sophisticated special occasion menu that will allow you plenty of...

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    DIY Cork Garland

    When you entertain frequently, you get a lot of corks from dearly departed bottles. Given this abundance, we are constantly trying to find creative ways to incorporate them into our...

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    Spiced Winter Squash

    Savory, sweet and light. This winter squash recipe is a flavorful way to enjoy winter veggies. Make it as an alternative to marshmallow-topped yams, or as a fresh side dish...

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