Suggested Wines

  • Sauvignon Blanc (Dry White)
  • Premier Cuvee (Dry Sparkling)

With all of the fresh basil in the garden during the summer, we make a lot of pesto. This spread is a great addition to your next Happy Hour. Serve with fresh veggies and crackers.


  • 1 8oz package of cream cheese (low-fat is fine), softened
  • 2 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-3 quartered artichoke hearts, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Place all ingredients in a mixer and mix until well blended. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend. Serve with fresh vegetables and crackers.