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This area is dedicated to all things wine and food! The inspiration behind the recipes comes from the Welsch family. Their passion for wine and food has long influenced Fenn Valley’s efforts.

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Edelzwicker (Dry White) Traminette (Semi-Dry White) Asian and Indian foods can often be difficult to pair with wine due to their strong flavors. More full flavored wines, such as Edelzwicker, can stand up to the food and create […]

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Brats with Bacon and Apple Sauerkraut

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Dry Riesling (Dry White) Edelzwicker (Dry White) Riesling (Semi-Dry White) A classic sauerkraut and brat recipe. The sourness of the food helps soften the tartness in the wine. Ingredients 8 oz thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces […]

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Citrus Almond Israeli Couscous

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Vino Verde (Dry White) Pinot Grigio (Dry White) Israeli couscous has the consistency of pasta, making this light and fresh side dish the perfect compliment to grilled foods and chilled white wine. This can be made ahead of […]

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Gouda and Sun Dried Tomato Cheese Balls

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Cabernet Sauvignon (Dry Red) Meritage (Dry Red) Merlot (Dry Red) A delicious and easy to prepare appetizer perfect with a dry red wine. This recipe is also easy to make ahead of time! Ingredients 1×8 oz package of […]

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Meat Balls with Pomegranate Currant Sauce

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Cabernet Sauvignon (Dry Red) Meritage (Dry Red) A savory and classic beef based meatball recipe. The sauce is as tart as it is sweet, making it a nice pairing with a dry, red wine. Ingredients Meat Balls – […]

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Scalloped Pineapple

**This recipe was featured as part of our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairings.** Suggested Wines Traminette (Semi-Dry White) Lakeshore Demi-Sec (Semi-Dry White) This was one of the most unique recipes featured at our 2016 New Release Wine & Food Pairing weekends. The balance of sweetness, tartness and savory goodness is a crowd favorite! […]

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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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Stuffed and Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Suggested Wines Cabaret Rose (Dry Rose) Capriccio (Dry Red) Pinot Grigio (Dry White) This is a great vegetarian recipe when you are looking for something other than meat to throw on the grill. They are surprisingly filling with a great earthy flavor. Ingredients 4 Portobello mushroom caps, washed with stems and gills removed 1/4 cup […]

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Fennel, Grapefruit and Apple Salad

Suggested Wines Vino Verde (Dry White) Pinot Grigio (Dry White) This recipe was featured as the 1st course during the 2015 New Release Wine & Food Pairings. Ingredients 2 bulbs fennel, trimmed and chopped small 1/3 red onion, chopped small 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped small 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 red […]

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Crab and Shrimp Dip

Suggested Wines True Chardonnay (Dry White) Chardonnay Reserve (Dry White) This recipe was featured as the 2nd course during the 2015 New Release Wine & Food Pairings. Ingredients 2 green onions, minced 8 oz. cream cheese, room temp. 3 Tablespoons Mayo 6.5 oz. can lump crab meat 4.5 oz. can tiny salad shrimp 8 oz. […]

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