sandy ridge vineyards

August 11, 2020
Merlot on table

The Down Low On Merlot – A Surprisingly Stellar Wine

So let me tell you a little secret, Merlot wine is actually fantastic, and everyone needs to know about it. This gem has been overlooked for […]
August 11, 2020
Pickled Beet and Goat Cheese Tarts

Wine & Pie Pairings – Pickled Beet and Goat Cheese Tarts with Candied Walnuts

Savory pie and tart recipes make a great addition to any gathering. A harvest dinner menu would naturally feature items that are in season, like squash […]
August 11, 2020
Meyers Lemon Meringue Pie

Wine & Pie Pairings – Lemon Meringue Pie

As summer fades into fall, thoughts of baked sweets and treats are on our mind. One great dessert that shines, regardless of the season, is lemon […]
August 5, 2020
Curried Butternut Squash Soup with parsnips

Butternut Squash & Parsnip Soup

A perfect pairing with the newly released Snowbirds Vintners Gewürztraminer.  The minerality and fruit-forward nature of the wine contrasted with the savory, richness and spice of […]
July 13, 2020
Our amazing staff

Our Amazing Staff

Look at this team!!! Guess what?? We want to remain OPEN!!! So PLEASE wear a damn mask when you’re out and about the next few weeks, […]
July 9, 2020
Bleu Cheese Dip

Chef Jamie’s McFadden’s Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce

by Chef Jamie McFadden, Cuisiniers Catering (This recipe can be prepared up to 3 days in advance) 8 oz fresh bleu cheese, crumbled 2 tablespoons buttermilk […]
July 8, 2020
Brunch Cocktails using Snowbirds Vintners

Snowbirds Red & White Sangria Recipes For Your Next Spring Brunch Party

Chef Jamie McFadden has created these two twists on a traditional sangria recipe. The first, made with Snowbirds Vintners Central Coast Red Blend wine, has a […]
June 23, 2020
Summer Rose Slushie Recipe

Say ‘Yes Way’ to Frosé With a Frozen Wine Cocktail

Warm weather and spring is finally here, and that calls for rosé! If you’re looking for a fun way to cool off, try this cocktail, from […]
June 23, 2020
Jamie McFadden Recipe

Three Radicchio Recipes for Warm Weather Dining

When the weather is warm, a salad makes for a much better dish than something heavier like beef or grilled meats. Try one of Chef Jamie […]