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December 2019 Wine Club Newsletter

23rd Nov 2019 @ 14:14 by Bill


Our culinary team have created some great new recipes so here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in December together with the cheeses, recipes and spices to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese, recipe or spice for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


White Wines of December 2019


Caress Cuvee Blanc 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Spicy Garlic Crab Noodles   

SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Rose Harissa Spice Blend
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Bastardo del Grappa


Gertie Gewurztraminer 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Red Curry Peanut Noodles   

SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Red Curry Spice
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Vella Mezzo Secco


Frolic Viognier 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Spicy Spanish Smoked Fish Chowder   
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Paella Spice Mix
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Fiore di Capra


Red Wines of December 2019


Scandal Zinfandel 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sweet and Sticky Chinese Pork   
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Chinese Five Spice Mix
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Naturally Smoked Gouda


Seduce Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Braised Short Ribs in Red Wine Glossy Sauce   
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Bill's Steak Rub
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Point Reyes - Original Blue


Amuse Melange 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Figgy Pudding Cakes   

SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Orange Peel Pieces & Orange Blossom Water
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sartori Balsamic BellaVitano


Bills Cellar Wine of December 2019


Ravish Melange 2015

Our Bill's Cellar Members are exclusively receiving the FIRST EVER RELEASED bottle of the NEW 2015 Ravish, a Right Bank Bordeaux-style red wine created from our California vineyards and inspired by the Pomerol wines of Château Petrus.


Visiting Healdsburg ?

We have curated deals with local partners to include lodging discounts, dining perks and unique tasting experiences exclusively for our Williamson Wines Club Members. Savings on room rates for Williamson Wines Club Members may actually cover the cost of your wine selection! See our Visitor Concierge page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to learn about all the benefits of membership.



December 2019 Pickup Parties

17th Nov 2019 @ 15:41 by Bill


Come enjoy the wines, cheeses and new recipes at any one of the twenty-two Pickup Parties in December held at our 18 Matheson Street, facility located opposite Hotel Healdsburg just two blocks from our original tasting room.


Click on your choice below or call us on 707-433-1500 to RSVP .

If you have already RSVP'd, you're all set!


Saturday December 7

  • Party 1 - 11am to 1pm - Sorry this party is filled
  • Party 2 - 2pm to 4pm - Sorry this party is filled
  • Party 3 - 5pm to 7pm


Sunday December 8


Saturday December 14


Sunday December 15


Saturday December 21


Sunday December 22


Saturday December 28


Sunday December 29


As usual, Wine Club Members and partner are complimentary; guests are $25 each RSVP or $35 each at the door, charged to your card on file. Please confirm your reservation as this is required for entry.

Call with any questions: 707-433-1500 Monday to Friday ~ 9am - 5pm PST

If you can't make it to one of our parties you can pick up your wine any day at our 134 Matheson Street original tasting room or simply call or email us so we can arrange a visit for you or ship your wines.



Healdsburg ~ Fire Update

1st Nov 2019 @ 14:56 by Bill


We are very happy to announce that our staff, friends and family in Healdsburg are settled back home. Thank you so much to everyone for the support and well wishes over the last week. Every phone call, email, text and message from all over the world was appreciated, helping us through crazy times by realizing how many people love us and what we do.

A massive thank you is in order for all of the first responders who did such a great job in protecting our city! There were times last week where the city seemed almost doomed, but with the community evacuated the fire fighters made an incredible stand even with wind gusts of over 100 mph. Truly impressive - thank you!

Now that the ash is gone we invite everyone in to come and see us starting this Sunday, November 3rd. We will be open for normal tastings at the 134 Matheson location from 11 am to 7 pm. We will also offer half off wines-by-the-glass for our members at the new Bill's Cellar location at 20 Matheson through next Friday.

Please come see us soon and we look forward to having a glass with you!

Cheers,



October 2019 Wine Club Newsletter

26th Sep 2019 @ 10:13 by Bill


Our culinary team have created some great new recipes so here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in October together with the cheeses, recipes and spices to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese, recipe or spice for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


White Wines of October 2019


Relish Roussanne 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Moroccan Chicken Tagine    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Tagine Spice Blend
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Capra Mista


Frolic Viognier 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango and Sesame    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Sesame Seed Black
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Latteria S. Andrea


Joy Sauvignon Blanc 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Bay Scallop Ceviche with Rose Harissa    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Rose Harissa Spice Blend
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sgt. Pepper Chèvre


Red Wines of October 2019


Passion Pinot Noir 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pumpkin Cheesecake Gingersnap Treat    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Pumpkin Pie Spice
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Cotswold


Allure Meritage 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Italian Sausage Ragu with Corn Spoonbread    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Australian Oregano Leaves & Hungarian Paprika - Sweet
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Beehive - Barely Buzzed


Embrace Grenache 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Apple Cider Brined Pork Tenderloin with Sauteed Apples    

SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Apple Pie Spice
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Piave Vecchio


Bills Cellar Wine of October 2019


Bliss Sparkling Shiraz

In Australia when you visit a friend’s home the first wine out of the fridge is a beautiful, full-bodied sparkling red wine with great flavor and texture but also with bubbles, served chilled. Priced at $65 per bottle and limited to one bottle per wine club member, for this shipment we have provided your normal club member discount. This is the ultimate trick-or-treat prize.




Sam & Bill - Dinner at NASA

18th Jul 2019 @ 17:38 by Bill


We all remember where we were that day . . .

This week Sam and Bill had the unique opportunity to join several Apollo astronauts along with other notable guests for dinner at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

At dinner we toasted with the astronauts using Williamson Wines Fizz which all agreed was "out of this world!"

After dinner NASA had very kindly arranged for Duran Duran to perform for us . . . read more . . .



May 2019 Wine Club Newsletter

22nd Apr 2019 @ 17:29 by Bill


Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in May together with the cheeses, recipes and spices to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese, recipe or spice for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


White Wines of May 2019


Joy Sauvignon Blanc 2018

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Seared Scallops, Miso Sauce & Crispy Nori    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Furikake Seasoning
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Petite Mustard Brie


Amourette Chardonnay 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Spiced Mussels ~ Australian Style    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Catch of the Day
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sola Val Casotto


Relish Roussanne 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Korean Chicken Sliders    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Family Friendly Stir-Fry Seasoning
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Redwood Hill Aged Goat Cheddar


Red Wines of May 2019


Tango Malbec 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Citrus Braised Pork in Banana Leaves - Cochinita Pibil    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Brazilian Spice Blend - / - Annatto Seed
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Aged Swiss Gruyere 1655


Clarissa Vin Rouge 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Roasted Potato Salad, Sauce Gribiche & Green Beans    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Sicilian Salt
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Herbes de Humboldt


Heritage Shiraz 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Grilled Beef Suya - African Spiced Beef Kabobs    
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Berbere
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Testun Ciuc


Bills Cellar Wine of May 2019


Seduce Reserve 2013

We are sharing Bill's latest personal cellar wine with you in this shipment. Bill decided to create this special reserve wine for his own personal cellar. Normally priced at $265 per bottle and limited to one bottle per wine club member, for this shipment we have reduced the price to $125 in place of your normal member discount.


Special Pricing Notification


We commit to our club members an average price per shipment. If we decide to include a more expensive wine we reduce its price to fit with our published average shipment price. Your club discount is then applied to the new lower price for the shipped wine. Once the club shipments are complete the wine reverts to its original price.

In this shipment the Amourette Chardonnay was lowered from $55 to $45 per bottle and the Tango Malbec was lowered from $85 to $65 per bottle then your club discount was applied to the lower price.



February 2019 Wine Club Newsletter

26th Jan 2019 @ 16:48 by Bill


Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in February together with the cheeses, recipes and spices to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese, recipe or spice for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


White Wines of February 2019


Relish Roussanne 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Tom Kha Thai Coconut Soup
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Pepper Long (whole) -/-Kaffir Lime Leaves -/- Galangal Slices CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Organic Pecorino Toscano


Frolic Viognier 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Mango Chicken Coconut Curry
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Curry Mix with whole Seeds & Spices
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Brie Couronne with Black Pepper


Chantilly Chardonnay 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Filet Mignon with Dijonnaise
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Bill's Steak Rub
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Robiola Due Latte


Red Wines of February 2019


Sultry Cabernet Franc 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Chicken Mole Tostadas
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Mole Poblano Blend -/- Mexican Chocolate
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Brunet


Amour Merlot 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Dark Chocolate Tahini Brownies with Strawberry Jam Swirl
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Vanilla Extract - / - Spice Dust - / - Rose Petals
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Robiola Rocchetta


Elate Grange Cuvée 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Rib Eye Steaks with Black Sesame Sauce
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Sesame Seeds Toasted -/- Sesame Seed Black
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Couronne De Fontenay


Bills Cellar Wine of February 2019


Stagecoach Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

For February's Cellar selection we wanted to share Bill's personal "go-to" wine with you. Whenever we are going out to dinner he always reaches for a "Stagecoach" so we are including an exclusive first release of the 2014 - just for you. Normally $245 however for this shipment we have reduced the price to $125 in place of your normal member discount.

Bill's Cellar Selection is limited to Wine Club Members and adds one bottle from Bill's Cellar.



December 2018 Wine Club Newsletter

27th Nov 2018 @ 13:09 by Bill


Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in December together with the cheeses and recipes to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese or recipe for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


White Wines of December 2018


Joy Sauvignon Blanc 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Celery Root and Green Apple Remoulade with Bay Shrimp
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Fennel Seed
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Blu del Monviso


Amourette Chardonnay 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Halibut en Papiotte with Creamy Leek Sauce
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Lemon Pepper Native Seasoning
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Tallegio


Relish Roussanne 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Butter and Citrus Poached Shrimp
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Aleppo Chili Pepper
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Paglietin Mediterraneo


Red Wines of December 2018


Seduce Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Boeuf Bourguignon
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Bouquet Garni
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Robiola Mini


Entice Cuvee 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Spiced Ginger Cake with Salted Date Butter
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Ginger Preserved & Sugar Dusted - & - Fragrant Sweet Spices
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pevrin al Pepe Rosa


Embrace Grenache 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Truffled Chestnut Soup; Truffle Creme Fraiche; Crispy Onions
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Truffle Salt
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Tartufello


Bills Cellar Wine of December 2018


Elate Grange Cuvée 2010 . . .

For December we raided Bill's Cellar for an oldie and goodie - the 2010 Elate. Click on the wine to read about it and the challenging year that produced this elegant wine that Bill was keeping for himself.

Bill's Cellar Selection is limited to Wine Club Members and adds one bottle from Bill's Cellar. Naturally your wine club discount also applies.




October 2018 Wine Club Newsletter

15th Sep 2018 @ 18:10 by Bill


Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in October together with the cheeses and recipes to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese or recipe for more information. To watch our chefs prepare the recipe click on the red arrow


White Wines of October 2018


Chantilly Chardonnay 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pan Roasted Salmon, Dukkah & Beet Creme Fraiche
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - DawnzNutz - & - Beetroot Powder
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pecoretto al Pepe Rosa


Relish Roussanne 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Apple Cheddar Tartlets
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Apple Pie Spice
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Üsi Lussi


Frolic Viognier 2017

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Lemongrass Sauce
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Thai Spice Mix
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Erborin St. Ambrose


Red Wines of October 2018


Arouse Mélange 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Tiger Spiced Skirt Steak, Caramelized Peppers & Onions
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Tigers Spice
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Mahon Curado


Enchant Trinity 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Lamb Shanks with Porcini Mushrooms
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Porcini Mushrooms - & - Porcini Powder
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Comté Fort Lucotte


Passion Pinot Noir 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Black Currant Glazed Pork Belly with Celery Root Puree
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Baharat Spice Blend
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - PsycheDillic


Bills Cellar Wine of October 2018


Cherish Melange 2014

A subscription to Bill's Cellar Selection is limited to Wine Club Members and adds one bottle from Bill's Cellar. Naturally your wine club discount also applies.




May 2018 Wine Club Newsletter

21st Apr 2018 @ 09:53 by Bill


Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in May together with the cheeses and recipes to go with your wines.

Simply click on the wine, cheese or recipe for more information. To watch Chef Tommy prepare the recipe click on the red arrow


White Wines of May 2018


Frolic Viognier 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Panzanella
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Garlic Steak Seasoning
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Lustenberger 1862


Joy Sauvignon Blanc 2016

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken with Caper Cream Sauce
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Lemon and Herb Pepper - & - Bay Leaves
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Grossetano


Relish Roussanne 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Za'atar Crusted Grilled Shrimp Skewers
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Za'atar
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Salva Cremasco


Red Wines of May 2018

Allure Meritage 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Baba Ghanoush with Grilled Steak Kebobs
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Sesame Seeds - & - Native Lemon Pepper
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Gorgonzola Piccante


Indulge Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pecan Pie Tarts
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Cassia Bark Ground
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Piave Vecchio


Harmony Shiraz 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sichuan Marinated Grilled Chicken
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Sichuan Chili Spice Mix - & - Jaggery - & - Ginger Slices
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Farmstead Manchego



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