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Entertain/Food / January 16, 2017

2017 Reading List – Slow Down!

Put dinner in the crock, open a bottle of Middle Sister wine, then sit and read a book. Serve dinner and take credit for being productive all day making a brilliant meal. ;)From Angeles (Organizer extrordinaire):”We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson.Suggested wine pairing: Wild…

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Entertain/Food / January 6, 2017

Slower & Slimmer Winter Soup & Stew Recipes

Happy New Year, Wine Sisters! Now that all the hustle and bustle of the holidays is over, it’s time to slow things down. It’s no coincidence that January is the official National Slow Cooking Month.Here’s what we propose: let your slow cooker do the work for…

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Entertain/Food / December 20, 2016

Holiday Movie and Wine Pairings

The holidays are here and it’s time to uncork a bottle or two (or three) of wine, plop down in front of the TV and bask in some nostalgia. Here are our recommendations of movies that pair perfectly with Middle Sister wines.Bad Santa – Rebel Red Winemaker’s Blend…

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Entertain/Food / December 15, 2016

Delicious Cioppino – Fireplace Reds & Winter Whites

Celebratory comfort food isn’t yet a category for winter dining, but it should be. And the first entry into that category is Cioppino . Cioppino is a seafood and shellfish stew, invented by Italian San Francisco fishermen. It cooks up surprisingly quickly and manages to both comfort and impress in…

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Entertain/Food / December 2, 2016

5 Steps to Creating the BEST Cheese Plate EVER

Holiday party season has arrived! We believe a great party must start with two things: wine and cheese.We’re in the wine biz. We love cheese. We love wine and cheese together. So, trust us here and follow these 5 steps to creating the BEST Cheese Plate EVER: 1…

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Entertain/Food / November 9, 2016

‘Tis the Season to be Cheesy…

Classic Cabot Mac & Cheese recipes and Middle Sister wines make the season yummy and bright!Mac & Cheese: number 1 comfort food of all time? That’s a matter of taste of course, but in our opinion it’s definitely top 10. With bonus points for pairing perfectly with…

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Entertain/Food, Wine 101 / November 3, 2016

Thanksgiving Day Wine Guide

Once you have your Thanksgiving menu planned, it’s time to move on to the next most important part of the meal – the wine.Below is our guide to creating perfect Thanksgiving pairings from appetizers to dessert!All of the wines featured in this guide are available in the Wine…

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Entertain/Food / October 13, 2016

Middle Sister for President!

Time to take a break from all the mud-slinging, jabs and debates happening out there in the real world. Time to ask yourselves: “If a Middle Sister wine could be President, which Sister would you like to see in office?”Vote for your favorites in our mock election over…

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Entertain/Food / October 7, 2016

Favorite Fall Party Appetizers

Whether you’re hosting a party or pitching in on a potluck, you’re going to need an appetizer or two.Our favorite autumn appetizers are family favorites – straightforward, people-pleasing ways to delight and entertain. And of course, we always make sure to pair them with our favorite wines…

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Entertain/Food / October 3, 2016

Chili Recipes and Wine Pairings Worth Falling For

As those first leaves start falling, they remind us that we’ve entered our favorite food season: fall!Sure, spring and summer are great, don’t get us wrong. There’s just something about fall that makes us want to cook up hearty, piping-hot bowls of deliciousness. Welcome to…

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Entertain/Food / September 23, 2016

Favorite Game-Day Foods Across the US

“We’ve got spirit. Yes we do! We got spirit. How ‘bout you?” Oh, you better believe it, Wine Sister. Football season is here!Our favorite teams are hitting the field and we’re hitting the kitchen, creating delicious dishes to delight crowds at home and at tailgating events. For…

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Entertain/Food / September 19, 2016

Fall into Harvest with Cosentino Wines

Indian summer or Fall? With the beautiful weather here in Napa Valley this time of year, it doesn’t really matter what you call it. In wine country, it’s harvest.Bringing in the grapes for the 2016 vintage is hard but satisfying work. It signals the final chapter of…

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