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Scott Greenberg
 
March 22, 2021 | Scott Greenberg

Taste Washington-Week 4

Taste Washington is a celebration of all that makes our state so delicious. And while the festival looks a little different this year, there is still much to enjoy!  Watch your email and social media each week during March for a new wine special, food pairing and favorite recipe.  Learn more about Taste Washington and other programs happening this month, visit tastewashington.org. 

WINE OF THE WEEK: RED BLENDS
Week 4 of Taste Washington Wine Month features red blends.  From March 22-28, get 10% off purchase of 4 or more bottles of our 2017 Virga Red Blend.  (Wine Club discounts also apply).  

FOOD PAIRING: FAMILY RECIPES
One of our favorite and simple family recipes is Bar-B-Cups.  These easy to make and easy to eat stuffed biscuits are filling and tasty.  Enjoy with a bottle of Virga while planning a wine tasting trip to the Snoqualmie Valley.  


FREE SHIPPING DURING MARCH
Buy 3 or more bottles of any of our wines and we will ship your wine for free.  Purchase at the winery or online.  

Scott Greenberg
 
March 22, 2021 | Scott Greenberg

Recipe: Bar-B-Cups

BAR-B-CUPS
2 tins of round biscuits
3/4 lb. of ground beef
1/2 cup of BBQ Sauce
1 tablespoon dried minced onions
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Stretch biscuits and fit into greased muffin tins.  Brown the beef and drain.  Add BBQ sauce, onion and brown sugar and mix.  Spoon into muffin tins.  Sprinkle with cheese and bake 10-12 minutes at 400 degrees. 

Scott Greenberg
 
March 9, 2021 | Scott Greenberg

Storm Front BBQ Sauce

Storm Front BBQ Sauce

Convergence Zone Cellars’ Storm Front BBQ sauce for our famous Storm Front Meatballs.  Just whip up this tasty sauce and combine with the meatballs of your choice.  Drink the remaining wine while you cook or with dinner.

Ingredients:
3 Tblsp butter
3/4 cup onion
2 minced garlic
1- 1/2 cups Storm Front wine
3/4 cup ketchup
2 Tblsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp liquid smoke

Directions:
Melt the butter and saute the chopped onions and garlic until translucent.  Add in all but 2 Tblsp of wine and bring to a boil. Reduce to about 1/3 cup.

Reduce heat and add ketchup, brown sugar and liquid smoke. Simmer 10 minutes until rich and thick. 
Remove from heat and stir in the 2 Tblsp of saved wine.

Sauce will keep in refrigerator for 3 weeks or can be frozen.

Scott Greenberg
 
March 8, 2021 | Scott Greenberg

Taste Washington Wine Month Week 2

Taste Washington is a celebration of all that makes our state so delicious. And while the festival looks a little different this year, there is still much to enjoy!  Watch your email and social media each week during March for a new wine special, food pairing and favorite recipe.  Learn more about Taste Washington and other programs happening this month, visit tastewashington.org. 

WINE OF THE WEEK: ROSE'
Week 2 of Taste Washington Wine Month officially features Chardonnay.  Since we don't make a Chardonnay, our Week 2 featured wine is Rose'.  Actually, two rose's.  From March 8-14, get 10% off purchase of 4 or more bottles of the 2019 Three Forks Rose' of Pinot Gris and/or 2019 Fly Rod Cellars Pink Pollywog Rose' of Mourvedre.  (Wine Club discounts also apply).  

FOOD PAIRING: SALAD 
Take-Out: Both rose's are a tasty pairing with salads of all kinds.  Order an Apple-Walnut Salad for take-out from Wildflower Bistro in North Bend.  

Make at Home: If you'd like to make your own salad at home to enjoy with our Rose', nothing is better than this Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad.  https://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/grilled-chicken-salad-strawberries-feta

Enjoy with a chilled bottle of our Rose' while binge-watching Season 1 of WandaVision.  

FREE SHIPPING DURING MARCH
Buy 3 or more bottles of any of our wines and we will ship your wine for free.  Purchase at the winery or online.  

Scott Greenberg
 
March 1, 2021 | Scott Greenberg

Taste Washington Wine Month--Week 1

Taste Washington is a celebration of all that makes our state so delicious. And while the festival looks a little different this year, there is still much to enjoy!  Watch your email and social media each week during March for a new wine special, food pairing and favorite recipe.  Learn more about Taste Washington and other programs happening this month, visit tastewashington.org. 

WINE OF THE WEEK: CABERNET SAUVIGNON 
Week 1 features the king of Washington wine: Cabernet Sauvignon.  From March 1-7, get 10% off purchase of 4 or more bottles of Convergence Zone Cellars Squall Line Cabernet Sauvignon and/or Fly Rod Cellars Stimulator Cabernet Sauvignon (Wine Club discounts also apply).  BUY WINE

FOOD PAIRING: CASSEROLE 
Our Cabernet pairs exceptionally well with a hearty lasagna and Caesar salad from Francesco’s Ristorante Italiano in Snoqualmie. Keeping with our theme, you can also pick up a bottle of Francesco's Cabernet, which we produced. 

FOOD PAIRING: RECIPE 
Here's a tasty Instant Pot recipe for beef tips in a savory gravy.  You can serve this over rice, cauliflower rice, mashed potatoes or noodles.  Pro Tip: Pour yourself a glass of wine while cooking.   Make sure you leave some Cabernet for dinner!  https://www.simplyhappyfoodie.com/instant-pot-beef-tips/ 

FREE SHIPPING DURING MARCH 
Buy 3 or more bottles of any of our wines and we will ship your wine for free.  Purchase at the winery or online.