Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Almonds - Family Album Grenache Blanc

Combine ground cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, pepper, 1 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons of oil in a large bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat in the mixture.

Heat the butter and remaining tablespoon of oil in the base of tagine (or large skillet) over moderate heat until hot. Brown half of the chicken thighs starting with the skin side down; remove to a plate. Brown the other half of the chicken and also move to a plate.

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Mary Mansson
Sous Vide Short Ribs with Cauliflower Puree - Family Album Red Blend

There is a new toy in the kitchen. John got a sous vide for Christmas and he has been exploring some great recipes to enjoy with our Aver Family Vineyards’ wines. This short rib/cauliflower puree dish goes well with our 2015 Family Album Red Blend (56% Cabernet Sauvignon and 44% Petite Sirah). The two recipes have been modified so that they are ready to serve at the same time.

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Mary Mansson
Mandarin Orange And Goat Cheese Appetizer With Benevolent Viognier

Our staff member Bill introduced us to one of the easiest appetizers imaginable. Spread dried mandarin oranges with a little bit of goat cheese and arrange artfully on a plate. It is a wonderful small bite that combines sweet and savory. These are perfectly complemented by Benevelont Viognier. Pop one in your mouth and take a little sip of cool, delicious Benevolent.

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Dennis Whitaker