Wine and Cheese Pairing

 

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I’m always amused when I go to events or to someone’s house and
they have a cheese course. I often see cheeses that don’t pair really well with certain wines.

Cheese is a lot like wine, they both have aromas, flavors and other
nuances that are very similar. Cheese is perfect either as a starter or a dessert course. Pick a wine like a Chardonnay, one that is a little herbal and slightly fruity like Reyes 2010 Chardonnay. This wine pairs well with a variety of cheeses such as goat cheese rolled in Lavender…

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Reyes 2011 Muscat Green Beans

 

 

Reyes 2011 Muscat Green Beans

By Beth Heiserman

 

Ingredients

 

6oz green beans, cleaned and trimmed

1 tsp kosher salt

1 tsp lemon pepper

¼ cup Reyes 2011 Muscat

Pam

 

Directions

 

  1. Heat large sauté or frying pan with lid.
  2. Spray Pam on pan.
  3. When pan is hot, put green beans in pan. Add salt and lemon pepper. Cook till they have some color.
  4. Add Reyes 2011 Muscat. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve.

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Reyes 2011 Chardonnay Onion and Corn Bread

 

2011 ChardonnayReyes 2011 Chardonnay Onion and Corn Bread

By Beth Heiserman

 

This is a bread machine recipe. It will make 1 ½ lb loaf.

 

 

Ingredients

 

½ cup Reyes 2011 Chardonnay

½ cup water

¼ cup olive oil

1 egg or 2 egg whites

1 tsp kosher sea salt

1 tsp seasoned pepper

1 tsp red pepper flakes

2 tsp sugar

1 cup corn flour, preferably yellow

2 ¼ cups bread flour

2 tsp bread machine yeast

 

¼ cup sautéed onions, chopped

¼ cup fresh or frozen corn

Pam

 

Directions

 

  1. In a small frying pan, heat the pan and spray pam.
  2. Sauté chopped onions until they start…

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Reyes Winery Muscat 2011 Lemon Cake with Reyes Winery Muscat 2011 Blueberry Jam Filling and a Reyes Winery 2011 Muscat Butter Cream Frosting

 

Reyes Winery Muscat 2011 Lemon Cake with Reyes Winery Muscat 2011 Blueberry Jam Filling and a Reyes Winery 2011 Muscat Butter Cream Frosting

By Beth Heiserman

 

Ingredients for Cake

3 eggs

½ cup oil

½ cup Reyes Winery 2011 Muscat

½ cup water

¼ cup lemon juice

1 ½ cups of sugar

2 cups all purpose flour

½ tsp kosher salt

3 tsp of baking powder

1/2 cup of dried blueberries

Pam

 

Directions for Cake

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In bowl, sift flour, salt, and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl, mix wet ingredients; eggs, oil, Reyes Winery 2011 Muscat, water, lemon juice and sugar.
  4. Slowly add sifted dry ingredients to…

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Reyes Chardonnay 2010 Mac N Cheese

Reyes Chardonnay 2010 Mac N Cheese

By Beth Heiserman

 

 

Ingredients

 

2 tbsp Butter

2 tbsp all purpose flour

1 cups nonfat milk

½ cup Reyes 2010 Chardonnay

2 tbsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp white pepper

2 tsp kosher salt

½ tsp nutmeg

1 cups white cheddar cheese

1 cups jack cheese

1 cups medium or sharp cheddar cheese

1 16oz packages of pasta

½ cup Panko breadcrumbs

Pam

 

Directions

 

  1. Melt butter in large sauce pan.
  2. Whisk in flour until combined.
  3. Whisk milk until blended. Then cook for 5 minutes and slowly whisk in Reyes 2010 Chardonnay.
  4. Add mustard, pepper, salt and nutmeg. Continue to cook until thick.
  5. Add cheese slowly and continue to whisk…

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Reyes Muscat 2011 Meyer Lemon Muffins

 

Reyes Muscat 2011 Meyer Lemon Muffins

By Beth Heiserman

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

 

2 cups of all purpose flour

3½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp kosher sea salt

½ cup non fat milk

½ cup Reyes Muscat 2011

½ cup sugar

1 egg or 2 egg whites

½ cup oil

3 meyer lemon’s Zest

Pam

 

Directions

 

  1. Sift dry ingredients on bowl.
  2. Mix egg, sugar, milk, oil and Reyes Muscat 2011 in mixing bowl.
  3. When wet ingredients are combined, slowly incorporate the dry into the wet.
  4. Fold in zest to mixed ingredients.
  5. Spray Pam cooking spray into muffin tin.
  6. Bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees for 20-25minutes.
  7. Cool and serve.

 

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Reyes Winery 2010 Chardonnay Scrambled Eggs and Chicken Sausage Hash

 

Reyes Winery 2010 Chardonnay Scrambled Eggs and Chicken Sausage Hash

By Beth Heiserman

 

Ingredients

2 lbs. Chicken apple sausage, out of the casing

2 apples, chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 tbsp parsley, chopped

¼ cup of Reyes 2010 Chardonnay

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp kosher sea salt

2 tbsp butter or pam

 

 

5 eggs, mixed

2 tbsp butter or pam

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp kosher sea salt

¼ cup of parmesan cheese

Remainder of liquid after sausage hash is done

 

Directions

 

  1. In large frying pan, cooking over medium heat, brown the chicken apple sausage with butter.
  2. After 10 minutes, add the onions, salt and pepper; continue to brown slightly.
  3. When sausage is cooked, add  Reyes 2010…

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Blueberry Reyes Merlot 2010 Bread Pudding

Blueberry Reyes Merlot 2010 Bread Pudding

By Beth Heiserman

This recipe requires three steps: Bread, Custard, and Reyes Merlot Sauce.  You can make the entire recipe from scratch or you can purchase the bread already made.

Ingredients for bread

1 egg

1 Tbsp. butter

3 Tbsp. sugar

1 ½ Tsp. kosher salt

3 cups bread flour

2 ½ Tsp. Bread machine yeast

 

 

Ingredients for custard

 

3 eggs

1/3 cup of sugar

1 ½ cups of non fat milk

½ cup of heavy whipping cream

1 Tbsp. cardamom

1 Tsp. vanilla
2 cups of fresh/dried blueberries (not frozen)

 

 

 

Ingredients for Reyes 2010 Merlot Blueberry sauce

 

21 Oz. can of blueberry pie filling

2 cups of Reyes…

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