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A collection of information and other tidbits intended to help you fully enjoy our wines.

About Cabernet

How To Best Serve Cabernet Sauvignon 

by: Amy Lieberfarb When properly served, Cabernet has hearty flavors that wine lovers continually seek out.​  It is America’s favorite red wine, and it is easy to see why. When serving a bolder, more full bodied red wine, keeping a few things in mind can bring out the...

Tips for Storing Wine at Home Without a Wine Cellar

Recently, Laurel Glen Vineyard enjoyed collaborating with RedFin to help provide tips for storing wine for those without a wine cellar at home.  Read more below and follow the link for a full set of tips and tricks you can try. "Wine lovers span across the United...

Cabernet Varietal Characteristics

Growing in different weather, soil, and water conditions, each vineyard offers a unique flavor influence for the finished product ~ the wine. by: Amy Lieberfarb Cabernet is a full-bodied glass of red often showing dark fruit flavors. In order to appreciate what is in...


Red-Wine Braised Chicken with Herb and Ricotta Gnocchi

Recipe by Wine Club Member Mike Haines (Serves 4 to 6) Chicken:8 bone-in chicken thighsKosher salt and freshly ground pepper2 tablespoons olive oil1 large onion, diced1 large green bell pepper, diced2 cloves garlic, sliced2 cups Cabernet Sauvignon2 cups high-quality...

Beef Chili

Courtesy of Joan Stagnaro, Girl Friday - Private Chef Beans:2 cups dried heirloom beans (preferably Rancho Gordo & a mix of several shapes and sizes for fun and texture) Marinated beef: Chile: 2 lbs hangar or flank steak 2 large yellow onions, chopped 3 bay leaves...

Mushroom Pappardelle

Mushroom Pappardelle

This pasta is a perfect vegetarian meal on its own, paired with a bottle of Laurel Glen Vineyard Estate Cabernet, or as a side dish to grilled steak. Serves 4 or 6 as side dish. Recipe courtesy of Wine Club Member Shaun Myrick 1 Yellow onion,...

Coffee Cocoa Crusted Venison

Recipe courtesy of Wine Club member Mike Haines Serves 6 Ingredients 1/3 cup fine-ground coffee1/4 cup cocoa2-1/2 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon brown sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepperVenison loin Directions 1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine coffee,...

Skirt Steak w/ Roasted Corn and Peach Salsa

Skirt Steak w/ Roasted Corn and Peach Salsa

Salsa: 2 medium peaches                     2 ears sweet corn 2 tomatoes                            1 jalapeño 1/2 medium red onion 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro leaves 1.     Cut onion into rings and cut jalapeño in half.  Roast corn, onion...

A One Pot Meal to Feed the Soul

I love to cook. But that doesn’t mean I like to use many different pots and pans when I cook. My favorite recipes are one pot meals and, lately, anything that involves the Instapot.

Lamb Moussaka

Lamb Moussaka

Impress your friends and family with this extremely flavorful lasagna-like dish. For a great Sunday supper, serve with a salad and the delicious 2017 Laurel Glen Estate Cabernet.  Courtesy of Wine Club Member Shaun Myrick   Ingredients 2 eggplant — about 3 pounds...

Beef Lettuce Wraps

Beef Lettuce Wraps

For a quick weeknight meal these Beef Lettuce Wraps pair well with the delicious Laurel Glen Counterpoint Cabernet Sauvignon. The extremely flavorful sauce pulls together the ground beef and shiitake mushrooms with a sweet and savory zing, the fresh spring lettuce...

Odds & Ends

An Iconic Cabernet Winery for Over 40 Years

An authentic voice and the library stock to back it up. You can experience Laurel Glen Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon vintages spanning over a decade. Enjoy a selection of bottles with a library tasting of rare wines on your next visit to Sonoma County, California. A...

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