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Thank you so much for your support as we continue to update our operations so that you can continue to enjoy your favorite wines! The good news is that Illinois enters Phase 5, the final re-opening phase, on June 11. Here are the details on our current operations.… Read More March 26th, 2020  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
Let’s hear it for our winemaking team, Mark Wenzel and Sarah Hall, who were recently awarded the 2018 “Enologists of the Year” trophy from the Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Alliance. This special award, also called the Winemaker of the Year, recognizes a winemaker(s) who is creating exceptional Illinois wines.… Read More March 8th, 2019  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
It’s that time of year, when the garden is bursting with zucchini! Well, we have an absolutely delicious idea for what to do with some of that zucchini: chocolate chip zucchini cake. It’s so simple to make, and you have to try this rich, moist chocolate cake with a glass of Demi Sec Rosé.… Read More August 7th, 2018  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
Shrimp, Avocado & Roasted Corn Salad
This recipe pairs wonderfully with our ISC Brut or Brut Ombré Rosé! Salad Ingredients: 2 ears of sweet corn, shaved off the cob
3 strips of bacon, diced
1/2 lb. large shrimp, peeled with tails on or off
4  cups chopped Romaine lettuce
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1/3 cup grated Fontina cheese (optional) buttermilk pesto dressing (see below) Buttermilk Pesto Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup mayo or Greek yogurt
1/4 cup pesto, homemade or store bought
1 small shallot, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
pinch of sale & pepper, to taste To make the salad, heat a skillet over high heat. … Read More June 24th, 2018  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
The “Make Your Own Mimosa Bar” is now available every Sunday, from 11 am – 3pm, at the Tasting Room! Simply order a glass of your favorite ISC or AHW bubbly, then choose your favorite juices to add. We’ll have the supplies and the recipes for these special mimosas listed below, but feel free to make your own creations too.… Read More May 11th, 2018  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 

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