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Red, White and Blue Sangria

Red white and Blue Sangria recipe

Servings:

10

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle dry white wine
  • 1 Bottle sparkling wine
  • 1 Cup(s) Apple juice
  • 2 Cup(s) Blueberries
  • 1 Cup(s) Strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Cup(s) Raspberries
  • 3 – 4 Granny Smith apples, cut into star shapes (use a small, metal cookie cutter

 

perfectly with le Cadeau Semi-Seco and Brut Sparkling Wine.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Stir together all ingredients except sparkling wine, apples and ice.

2. Cover and chill for at least two hours.

3. Stir in the sparkling wine, apples and ice just before serving. Please note, the longer the sangria chills, the more red it will be. Cut and mix in the apples last to keep them white

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Salted Caramel Dipped Grapes

 

These salted caramel dipped grapes are fun and elegant at the same time. Could be a great addition to your family bbq or for a more formal cocktail party. Whatever your event these are a crowd pleaser.

Servings:

24

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound(s) Cotton Candy® grapes (about 40 to 50 grapes) washed and dried
  • 1 Package (11 ounces) caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Heavy cream
  • McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder (set to coarse setting

This delicious recipe for Salted Caramel Dipped Grapes pairs perfectly with the le Cadeau Semi-Seco Sparkling.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spear each grape with a toothpick. Set aside.

2. Microwave caramels and cream in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after every 30 seconds.

3. Dip each grape into melted caramel, allowing excess caramel to drip off. Place grapes on wax paper-lined tray. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt grinder. Refrigerate until caramel is set.

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc

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Summer Crab Cakes

Summer Crab Cake Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 12 Ounce(s) Firm white fish fillets, cut into chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon(s) Thai Kitchen® Red Curry Paste
  • 1 Egg
  • 8 Green beans, thinly sliced
  • 4 Green onions, green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 3 Cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Thai Kitchen® Premium Fish Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon(s)Cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon(s) Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Vegetable oil
  • Thai Kitchen® Sweet Red Chili Sauce

 

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DIRECTIONS:

1. Place fish, curry paste and egg in food processor; cover. Process until smooth. Set aside. Mix green beans, green onions and garlic in large bowl. Add fish sauce, cornstarch and sugar; stir to make a smooth paste. Add fish mixture; mix well. With lightly moistened hands, divide fish mixture into 1/4 cup portions and shape into thin patties.

2. Heat a wok or heavy skillet on medium-high heat; add oil. Fry patties in batches until golden brown on each side. (Do not overcook.) Drain on paper towels.

3. Serve warm or cold with Thai Kitchen Sweet Red Chili Sauce for dipping.

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc

 

This delicious recipe for Crispy Fish Cakes pairs perfectly with the Table White Wine

 

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Walk in the Park Wine Cocktail

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Servings:

4

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle of dry red wine, chilled
  • 1/2 Cup(s) Grand Marnier
  • 1 Can Dr. Pepper, chilled
  • Brandy-soaked cherries
  • Fresh cherries (optional)
  • Sugar or your favorite sweetener, to taste (optional)
  • Ice cubes

Try this delicious Walk In The Park cocktail with a dry red wine. Find the perfect wine here.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix wine, liqueur, ice, sweetener (optional) and brandy-soaked cherries in a pitcher.

2. Top with Dr. Pepper and pour into individual glasses.

3. Garnish with fresh cherries

 

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Wine Shop At Home Tastings

 

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In home Wine Tastings!

Do you Love Wine? Do you love trying different wines and learning about how to pair wines with food? Maybe you are just interested in a fun night with some friends.

Wine Shop at Home offers the Napa Valley Wine tasting experience right in your own home. Our Vineyard is a certified bonded vineyard in Napa Valley , CA. Each wine is specially crafted in small batches just for these tastings and our customers. They are not available anywhere else.

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Hosting a Tasting in your home is simple and fun. Your wine Consultant (that’s me!) will help you pick a date and then select your tasting wines from 4 packages. The tasting packages are $39.95 and feature 6 full bottles of exclusive wines. ($120 -$150 value). They ship for free right to your house. 5 bottles are used for your tasting and the 6th bottle is your host gift.

Your wine consultant will help you pick light bites such as cheeses and chocolates that pair well with each wine you will be tasting. Your wine consultant will walk you and your guests through the 4 “s” of wine tasting as you learn about each wine and about wines in general.

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You will also have the opportunity to learn about our wine club and the perks that go with becoming a wine club member. You , as the host, will also earn 50% off items and exclusive host deals on wine and wine accessories.

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Wine-y Wednesday Sunny Day Sangria

 

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It’s Wednesday!  Half way through the week. Here is a delicious way to celebrate. It was quite rainy yesterday and I am ready to see the sun again. This Sunny Day Sangria recipe is just the thing to celebrate summer and the last day of your kids being in school!

Servings :8

Ingredients:

1 bottle of red wine chilled

1 cup Resposado Tequila

1/2 Cup Brandy

1 cup orange juice

1/2 cup Ginger ale

Orange slices

Lime slices

Ice Cubes

 

Directions:

Mix Wine , Tequila, brandy, orange juice and ginger ale in a large pitcher

Pour over ice in individual glasses and Garnish with fruit slices.

 

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Summer recipes that pair well with this:

Fresh Steak Salad 

Super Food Salad