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Garlic Spread

Suggested Wines Meritage (Dry Red) Capriccio (Dry Red) Lakeshore Ruby Red (Semi-Dry Red) This recipe is a Welsch family favorite, and was originally published in our print newsletter in 1996! Spread this flavorful concoction on slices of fresh baked bread and serve them with your favorite Italian red sauce and pasta or on their own […]

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Chorizo and Apple Quesadilla

Suggested Wines Riesling (Semi-Dry White) Sweet Riesling (Semi-Sweet White) This recipe was featured as the 3rd course during the 2015 New Release Wine & Food Pairings. With it full flavor and touch of sweetness, our Semi-Dry Riesling is a great wine with spicy food! Ingredients 1 Pound Spicy Chorizo 1 pkg. flour tortillas (usually 10 […]

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Meritage Meatballs

Suggested Wines Meritage (Dry Red) Lakeshore Ruby Red (Semi-Dry Red) This recipe was featured as the 5th course during the 2015 New Release Wine & Food Pairings. Serve these delicious meatballs with your favorite red sauce. We like to incorporate a nice red wine in the sauce to marry the flavors between the food and […]

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Ham and Bean Soup

Suggested Wines True Chardonnay (Dry White) Edelzwicker (Off-Dry White) This is a great recipe when you have left over ham. If you are looking to make it healthier, turkey ham is a great substitute. This soup pairs wonderfully with crisp white wines. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup sliced carrots 3/4 cup sliced celery […]

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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Suggested Wines True Chardonnay (Dry White) Chardonnay Reserve (Dry White) Edelzwicker (Off-Dry White) In Michigan fall is butternut squash season! This recipe is pure comfort food and goes great with a variety of wines. Ingredients 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about 3 cups) 1.25 cups chicken broth 1.5 cups milk 3 garlic cloves, peeled […]

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Easy Everyday Casserole

Suggested Wines Pinot Noir (Dry Red) Cabaret Rose (Dry Rose) While we often go to great lengths to craft intricate meals, sometimes it is nice to just have something easy and homemade. This is a great casserole when you want comfort food, quickly. You can even assemble ahead of time and pop it in the […]

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Suggested Wines Dry Riesling (Dry White) Edelzwicker (Off-Dry White) Gazpacho is a cold, refreshing, tomato based soup. This is a combination of many recipes we have tried throughout the years. It makes a lot and is quite versatile. Enjoy it on a warm evening with a crisp white wine, such as Dry Riesling. Ingredients 1 […]

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Sweet Summer Marinade

Suggested Wines Riesling (Semi-Dry White) Cabaret Rose (Dry Rose) This marinade is great for chicken. We like to use boneless, skinless thighs, cutting them smaller and using them on a skewer for kabobs. It is a very versatile recipe. If you like lots of garlic, add more. If you don’t care for ginger, add less […]

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Sausage and Pasta Skillet

Suggested Wines Dry Riesling (Dry White) Riesling (Semi-Dry White) This is a great recipe for a quick mid-week meal. The ingredients are simply suggestions; feel free to experiment. As written, this is great paired with one of our Rieslings. Ingredients 8 oz hot, cooked whole wheat penne pasta 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 cup sliced […]

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