Category Archives: Recipes – Featured

For more than 30 years, we have been committed to making wines that enhance the pleasures of the table. We’ve always thought that wine is best enjoyed with food and we love to plan our meals around what type of wine we’ll be serving. A backwards approach, we know, but one that seems to make the meal truly memorable.

If you’re looking for a new recipe to go with a favorite Madroña wine, why not let us give you some help? Dig into our Recipes by Wine collection which we’ve organized by wine for ideas on what to serve – tonight or for that upcoming special occasion.

2017 Portopia Recipes

You asked….and here they are!  The recipes from our Portopia event. New-World Port 2005 – Beet Goat Cheese Arugula Salad New-World Port 2010 – Serious Mac and Cheese New-World Port 2016 Futures – Garlic Arugula Spinach Walnut Pesto Pizza Non-Vintage … Continue reading

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Grandma M’s Stroganoff Recipe (Merlot)

Beef stroganoff is one of my favorite wintertime comfort foods. Normally I would recommend pairing this with our Cabernet Sauvignon, but I recently paired it with our Merlot and it worked beautifully. The tender beef, having been slow cooked in … Continue reading

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Ensalata Mixta

For my birthday dinner, I requested (and Paul made) Paella.  But when serving paella, I am always challenged by what to serve with it as it is such a complete meal already!  After quite a bit of searching, I found … Continue reading

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Caveman Chicken with Pretty Bird Poultry

As you know, I love to cook. But I am not a chef. What this means that I can pick great recipes with ingredients that I know will go well together, and I can follow the directions, without being intimidated. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Stuffed Pork Loin with Mushroom and Red Wine Sauce

A few days ago as I was sitting in a church financial meeting, I found myself longing to be done and at home.  I had not even started to think about what we would have for dinner.  As I arrived … Continue reading

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Quesadilla with Smoked Chicken, Parrano Cheese, and Tomato with Fresh Peach Salsa

Created specifically for Riesling Month, this recipe is a fabulous pairing!  Enjoy it with either the 2010 Hillside Riesling or the 2010 Signature Riesling. Quesadilla of Smoked Chicken, Parrano Cheese and Tomato with Fresh Peach Salsa Ingredients 1 pound smoked … Continue reading

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Mid-Eastern Spiced Lamb Meatballs with Couscous – May 2012

In celebration of Zinfandel month, Chef Sandra Smile created this recipe to pair with the 2010 Hillside Zinfandel. I have to say, this recipe is the BOMB! Having just returned from France, I didn’t have a chance to make it … Continue reading

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