Top Five Food Pairings for 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Drinking good wine and eating beautiful food is one of the most wonderful ways for people to connect. With friends and families coming together again, we wanted to share our top five favorite recipes this season to pair with the new 2018 Hallberg Ranch Pinot!
Coq au Vin pairs amazingly with 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Coq au Vin

First, we pay tribute to Julia Child with this chicken dish that was so close to her heart. It’s quick to make, for traditional French cuisine; the chicken is simmered in a rich red wine sauce with bacon crumbles, herbs, and mushrooms, and will be ready to hit the table in about an hour.


Baked Salmon pairs amazingly with 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Baked Salmon

This simple, healthy recipe turns out perfectly every time, using the simple trick of baking it wrapped in foil along with garlic, lemon, and herbs. Best enjoyed the same day it’s cooked and with a nice glass of 2018 Hallberg Ranch!


Goat Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms with Bread Crumbs pairs amazingly with 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Goat Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms with Breadcrumbs

Stuffed cremini mushrooms make the perfect appetizer bites and are rich in antioxidants. If you’re prepping them ahead the day before, all you have to do before serving is bring them to room temperature and sprinkle on the bread crumbs. Bon app├ętit!


Cheese Boards pair amazingly with 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Cheese Board

When having people over, nothing beats a good cheese board with almonds, crackers, and dried fruits to share wine and conversation over. Some of our local favorites to pair with the 2018 Hallberg Ranch include:

Rigatoni with Sausage & Butternut Squash Ragu pairs amazingly with 2018 Hallberg Ranch

Rigatoni with Sausage & Butternut Squash Ragu

Finally, we present homey holiday-gathering vibes that you don’t have to wait until Autumn to enjoy. This one can also be prepped ahead of time, and popped in the oven about two hours before dinner is served.


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