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  • BBQ Pitmaster's Wine Guide
    June 21, 2021

    BBQ Pitmaster's Wine Guide

    True barbecue connoisseurs battle at the pit for the best in meat. We aim to provide you with a general wine pairing to barbecue.  Barbecue, much like wine, comes in many different regional variations with unique combinations of styles and...

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  • Fish Tacos
    May 3, 2021

    Fish Tacos

    Living in Southern California comes with so many perks; gorgeous consistent weather, stunning outdoor environs and a condensed and diverse disarrangement of culinary adventures. This week we choose to focus on one of our favorite culinary niches, the fish taco!If...

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  • Dark Chocolate and Red Wine Truffles
    January 29, 2021

    Dark Chocolate and Red Wine Truffles

    Did you know dark chocolate and wine both contain polyphenols, which provides health benefits? These luxurious and lavishly cocoa powder dusted truffles make a delightful addition to any dessert table or celebration.  We used a Zinfandel for this recipe but...

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  • Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie
    November 16, 2020

    Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Take on the holidays with this crowd pleasing dessert and wine combo. Decadent and rich, this is the perfect pie to finish off your meal. Ideal to pair with a Merlot or Zinfandel.Yield: 1 9inch pieIngredients:Pastry Dough 1 1/4 cups...

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  • Zinfandel: An Immigrant Story
    September 6, 2020

    Zinfandel: An Immigrant Story

      The history of the Zinfandel grape has all the elements of a great novel: the drama and intrigue of an immigrant’s journey and the ups and downs of fame and fortune, all culminating in a popular resurgence that led...

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  • Mastering the Thanksgiving Table & Wine
    November 18, 2016

    Mastering the Thanksgiving Table & Wine

    Counting down the days to Thanksgiving or upcoming holiday dinner parties and overwhelmed with which wine to pair with your dishes? Let the Bottle Shop guide you to master the holiday table and giving you more time to entertain. After...

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