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Mac & Cheese with Pancetta and Breadcrumbs Pair with 2012 Three Some   SERVINGS: 10-12 as a side. For bite-sized portions, bake in a mini muffin tin.   Ingredients: Kosher salt Vegetable oil ½ pound macaroni, cavatappi or penne (8 ounces) 2 ½ cups milk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided ¼...

Oatmeal Apricot Cookies Pair with Viognier    ACTIVE: 15 MIN TOTAL TIME: 50 MIN   Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups rolled oats 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg ...

Delectable Stuffing Bites Erica's Favorite! Pair with Pinot Noir, Bacigalupi Vineyard   Here’s a great way to eat leftover stuffing. Pack in a lunch or serve at a holiday party. Match the cheese to the stuffing: try cheddar and a bit of blue with cornbread stuffing, or a mixture...

Zinfandel Soaked Dried Cherries Pair with 2015 Ramazzotti Vineyard Zinfandel   Take a handful of dried Sonoma County cherries, place them in a bowl, open up a bottle of thumbprint cellars zinfandel, and pour over the cherries. Let them bathe together for at least of an hour. And of...

Watermelon-Strawberry Gazpacho with fresh mint Pair with Four Play rosé   SERVINGS: about 40 oz   Ingredients: 4 cups roughly chopped seedless watermelon, divided 2 cups roughly chopped strawberries, divided 3 tablespoons rosé 1 tablespoon Meyer Lemon Olive Oil (available for purchase in the tasting room) 3 tablespoons cup roughly chopped mint,...

Panini on Focaccia Nectarine, Prosciutto di Parma, fresh basil & mozzarella panini with Stella Cadente Olive Oil Pair with Threesome Red Wine Blend   SERVINGS: 1 Sandwich or 8 small bites   Ingredients: 1 large nectarine, pitted and peeled, cut in 1/4 inch slices 2 slices of focaccia, 1/2 inch thick mozzarella...

Sliced Local Peach with Fresh Ricotta Pair with the Viognier, Dry Creek Valley   Ingredients: Sliced Peach Smear of Fresh Ricotta Drizzle a small amount of Meyer Lemon Olive Oil (available for purchase in the tasting room) Sea Salt Basil Chiffonade   To serve: Slice the peach, smear about a ½ of...

World's Best Cranberry Sauce (according to Scott) Pair with Four Play rosé   Ingredients: 8 oz cranberries (fresh or frozen) 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup thumbprint cellars red wine (our favorite is Climax!) 2/3 cup sugar dash nutmeg dash cinnamon   Bring water, wine and sugar to a boil to...

Cocktail Meatballs with Spiced Tomato Jam Pair with cabernet franc, Ramazzotti Vineyard Alexander Valley   ACTIVE: 45 MIN TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 45 MIN SERVINGS: 30 meatballs   Ingredients: 1/3 cup milk Breadcrumbs – about 1 cup 1 1/4 pounds ground beef/turkey/pork 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or...

Cucumber, Mango & Watercress Salad with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, Feta, and Walnuts Pair with Gewurztraminer   SERVINGS: about 30-40 (filled spoons)   Ingredients: 1 Cucumber 1 Mango 1 bunch of Watercress, washed thoroughly Feta crumbles Toasted Walnuts Salt to taste Meyer lemon Olive Oil drizzled   Take cucumber and peel off skins....

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