Fantastic Wine with Turkey Pairings

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner, and that perennial question keeps popping into mind: what is the best wine with turkey? Does red wine pair with turkey? Is white wine best with turkey? How do you pair Thanksgiving side dishes and wine? Moreover, you aren’t looking for just any…

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The Best Grapes are Green: Kendall-Jackson and Net Impact Join Forces

Since 1982, Kendall-Jackson has been celebrated for crafting consistent, quality wines from California’s greatest cool, coastal mountains, ridges and benchland vineyards – so ubiquitous that our Vintner’s Reserve has been the number one selling Chardonnay for the past 25 years running; well worthy of the moniker “America’s favorite Chardonnay.” We’re…

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Mini Chicken Pot Pies with Rosemary Crust

A chill in the air. The scent of dried leaves and burning firewood. Early sunsets and cozy sweaters. Is it just me or do the season’s most charming attributes have a way of creating the perfect backdrop for belly-warming comfort food? (It might just be me because I happen to…

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Sweet Potato Hummus with Kale Pesto & Fall Crudités

It’s the moment than many of us have been anticipating for weeks — the holiday season is finally upon us! And while the arrival holiday season holds multiple meanings, many of them unique to each of us and our own family traditions, it universally means one thing: food. Between the…

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Printable Thanksgiving Wine Tag

I loooove this time of year! It can sometimes feel like I don’t see my friends and family until the holidays, when getting together with all my loved ones suddenly happens all the time. This year, I put together a little Friendsgiving dinner party, but instead of making it a…

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How to Create a Cheese Board

Who doesn’t love a cheese board? This is not only an easy appetizer to whip up, but also perfect to pair with all your favorite wines! Here is how to craft a beautiful cheese board that everyone will enjoy… First things first: pick your cheeses. We went with a soft…

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How will the Sonoma and Napa Fires Affect the 2017 wine vintage?

As most know by now, late in the evening on Sunday, October 8th, Sonoma County, Napa County and Mendocino County were ravaged by some of the most devastating wildfires in California history. Now that the fires are nearly contained, many have asked about the impact they will have on the…

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Pairing Wines with Produce from the Kendall-Jackson Culinary Gardens

Wine and food pairings are a focus of friends, fellow wine geeks and (occasionally – at least in my case) family who like wine and know enough to feel they have to “do it right”. I sometimes cringe a bit when I’m asked to help. Don’t get me wrong. I…

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Spooky Halloween Wine & Cheese Board

Our favorite holiday in October is just around the corner and we wanted to share with you some ideas to create a spooky Halloween wine and cheese board.  Between the witches, goblins and bats there’s still plenty of fun in a bottle of wine and a decadent, Halloween inspired cheese…

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Vegetable Cheddar Bread Bowls

Hi there, it’s Melissa from The Sweet Escape here with a recipe that will leave you feeling warm and cozy all over — literally. Fall always brings out the urge to get cozy in the kitchen and turning to our favorite comfort foods while the weather outside starts to get…

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