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Red Wine Braised Beef

Red Wine Braised Beef

Whether the weather is hot or cold, sometimes you just need a hearty meal. Red Wine Braised Beef is the epitome of heartiness with all of the soul-warming flavor a tender roast provides.

Our braised beef recipe gets a flavor boost by cooking low and slow in a generous helping of our Barrel Select, a Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blend that has been aged in Tennessee oak barrels for over 12 months.

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If you don’t have any Barrel Select on hand, any of our other dry reds will do nicely (especially our 3-8-2 !)

Here’s a handy tip: a half bottle of dry red wine that is beginning to oxidize (read: not taste as great as it did two days ago) works fantastically in this recipe.

Give yourself plenty of time to make this dish. It’s perfect for a Sunday supper.

Are you a local Tennessean? Check out one of our tasting rooms!

Out-of-state wine lover? You can order online. We ship to over 30 states!

Beef Braised in Red Wine

Red Wine Braised Beef is a hearty, savory dish that perfectly showcases a the complex flavors of our dry red wines.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbls. olive oil
  • 3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 lb bacon finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 3 Tbls. tomato paste
  • 2 cups of Barrel Select or other dry red wine
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

  • Put oven rack in the middle and preheat oven to 325
  • Heat oil in a large dutch oven until hot but not smoking.
  • Meanwhile, pat meat dry and season with salt and pepper.
  • Brown meat on both sides for about 10 minutes total.
  • Remove meat from pan and let rest on a plate. Add bacon to pan and saute until browned.
  • Add the veggies and cook until they are softened and golden brown.
  • Add garlic, thyme, rosemary and saute for 1 minute. Then add tomato paste and stir in and cook for 1 minute. Add wine and boil until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Add water to the pan and bring to a simmer. Return meat and any juices to the pan. Cover the pot with the lid and transfer to the oven.
  • Cook for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is very tender.
  • Remove from pan and slice across the grain. Serve on top of potatoes or grits and top with sauce from pan.

Shrimp Pasta with White Wine Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with a White Wine Sauce

A glass of cold white wine and an easy dinner is the perfect way to end any day or begin any Summer night. Our Vidal Blanc, a dry white wine with notes of grapefruit and a fresh, citrus finish take this Shrimp Pasta with a White Wine Sauce to new heights.

A healthy splash of our Vidal Blanc gives this simple, light meal a wonderful flavor and there is plenty of wine left in the bottle for you and your guests to enjoy with dinner!

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This dish only takes minutes to prepare and is perfect for any weeknight. If you didn’t pick up any Vidal Blanc on your last visit to our tasting room, then feel free to substitute any of our other dry white wines such as our un-oaked Chardonnay, our dry Gewurztraminer- Magnolia White or even our off-dry, Ivory Mist.

Are you a local Tennessean? Check out one of our tasting rooms! Out-of-state wine lover? You can order online. We ship to over 30 states!

Shrimp Pasta in White WIne Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with a White Wine Sauce is a simple, summery meal that pairs perfectly with our Vidal Blanc.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbls. olive oil
  • 2 Tbls. butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 shallots minced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 pounds peeled & deveined shrimp
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup Vidal Blanc
  • 1/2 pound freshly cooked pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese to serve

Instructions

  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Melt the butter with the olive oil and add in garlic, shallot, tomatoes,1/4 teaspoon salt and red pepper flakes. Saute for 3 minutes or until tomatoes soften.
  • Add in shrimp, lemon juice and Vidal Blanc. Simmer until reduced by half.
  • Add the pasta to the skillet and toss to coat (add a bit of pasta cooking water if the pasta seems dry).
  • Remove from the heat and toss in parsley, more salt & pepper. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

Cherry Lime Wine Slushies with Honeysuckle Rose

 

Cherry Lime Wine Slush

If you have ever been to our Marathon Village location, then you are familiar with wine slushies! We are practically famous for them. In store, we actually use a pre-made mix (which you can pick up in-store or online here) because we make SO MANY every weekend. But when we are at home, we love to make smaller, homemade batches of our favorite flavors to serve to our friends!

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These Cherry Lime Wine Slushies are PERFECT with our Honeysuckle Rose, a sweet rose wine with notes of apple and a dark cherry finish. You could easily switch this recipe up by swapping out different fruits and wines! Try these combos:

Whip up a batch or two for your next outdoor party!

Are you a local Tennessean? Check out one of our tasting rooms!

Out-of-state wine lover? You can order online. We ship to over 30 states!

Cherry Lime Wine Slush

Our Honeysuckle Rose, a sweet rose with a hint of dark cherry, makes the perfect wine to add to these refreshing Cherry Lime Wine Slushes.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: wine slushies
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 12 oz frozen unsweetened dark cherries
  • 2 cups Honeysuckle Rose
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
    Serve with extra lime wedges for garnish