Posts Tagged ‘Recipe’

Donelan Recipes: Easter Lamb Chops with Donelan Syrah

  Lamb and Syrah are nearly as epic of a combination as Lamb and Easter.  So if you plan on the latter this Easter weekend, why not combine it with the former.  I asked Chris Donelan, of Cuvee Christine Syrah fame, to provide me a family recipe for lamb that I could try with my […]

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Donelan Recipes: Risotto and Shrimp paired with Cuvee Moriah

Risotto is like winemaking.  I love preparing dishes that provide flexibility and freedom within a standard framework.  Cooking is not unlike winemaking, where principles are applied similarly to each variety and vintage.  But within each vintage or variety, there is plenty of room for creativity and nuances based on the producer’s choices.  Risotto is such […]

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Recipes for Donelan Wines: American Seasons Pate

  We hope you are enjoying a wonderful Fall with your family & friends. With Thanksgiving upon us we thought this rustic, flavorful pate would make a delicious appetizer for holiday entertaining paired with one of our incredible wines. Did you know Syrah and Grenache are perfect for Thanksgiving? The layers of complex flavor and […]

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Pairing Wine with New World Wines, yes please!

  I recently saw a Tweet from wine critic Jeb Dunnuck of the Rhone Report that read: Don’t believe anyone who says new world wines don’t pair well with food. We could not agree more.  For starters, our wines (yes, produced in the “New World”) not only pair well with food, but have also been […]

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Recipes for Donelan Wine: Nantucket Bay Scallops with Pasta

It is that time of year.  No, it’s not only the grape harvest – it’s also the Nantucket Bay Scallop harvest.  For decades now the Donelan family has enjoyed the fruits of Nantucket, including the annual scallop season, which comes every October.  Here Joe Donelan describes their annual tradition. (I’ve tried Christine’s recipe, it is wonderful!) […]

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