October 2017 Wine Club Newsletter

22nd Sep 2017 @ 19:55 by Bill


Dawn, Sam and Bill are back from our Europe Odyssey trip and now it's time to finish harvest and enjoy our October Pickup Parties. We took over one hundred club members for our wine and food odyssey through Europe and many have already signed up for our 2018 cruise next August. more details . . .

Here are the wines we have selected for you to enjoy in October together with the cheeses and recipes to go with your wines. three of which are based on your wine preferences. Simply click on the wine, cheese or recipe for more information. To watch Chef Tommy prepare the recipe click on the red arrow.


Selected White Wines of October 2017


Frolic Viognier 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pan Roasted Chicken, Smashed Potatoes, Brown Butter
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Mustard Seed ~ Chicken BBQ & Roast Rub
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Pecorino di Rocca & Chili


Caress Cuvee Blanc 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Homemade Hummus with Harissa
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Garlic Powder ~ Desert Oak ~ Cumin Seed ~ Harissa Mix
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Sriracha Gouda


Chantilly Chardonnay 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Clam Chowder
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Celery Seed ~ Bouquet Garni
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Rodolphe Le Meunier Camembert


Selected Red Wines of October 2017


Clarissa Vin Rouge 2014

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Penne Puttanesca
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Italian Seasoning ~ Dill Seed
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Vacherousse d’Argental


Heritage Shiraz 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Oven Roasted Baby Back Ribs
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Rib Spice Mix
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Black Butte Reserve


Passion Pinot Noir 2015

RECIPE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Wild Rice Mushroom Stuffing
SPICES WE USED IN THIS RECIPE: - Barberry
CHEESE PAIRED WITH THIS WINE: - Truf Goat