The Dark Embrace
It’s dark and it creeps in the night. . . just kidding. It’s just a wine cocktail. Our favorite Sacramento bartender, Brett Heyer, is at it again! For this spooky holiday weekend Brett has created a delicious wine cocktail with all local ingredients and the Heringer Estates Embrace Red Dessert Wine. Have a Monster Mash or chill out while trick or treaters come knocking.
2 oz Whiskey
0.5 oz Heringer Estates Embrace Red Dessert Wine
0.25 oz Demerara syrup
3 dashes chocolate bitters
2 dashes Angostura bitters
By Steve Heringer, III (A.K.A. Papa Steve)
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For this month’s Featured Artist of the Month Series, we are switching gears and featuring photography by Katie Demers! Originally hailing from Wisconsin, Demers has made her way to Northern California and in her journey she and her camera have seen – and captured – their fair share of epic landscapes, dramatic skylines and delicate, natural close-ups. We asked her some questions to learn a little bit more about what inspires her.Continue Reading
Mmmm, when I think about July and food, my mind always wanders to the iconic foods of the peak of summer. I think about funnel cakes, fried turkey legs, and well, just about anything fried at the State Fair. I dream about the ripest stone fruits – peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots – at their very best and freshest moment at the farmers’ markets. And I often fantasize about these fruits making it into rich flakey summer pie crusts! With the Courtland Pear Fair just a week away, my mind is on pears. Here is a delicious new take on the tastiest summer treat since well, apple pie!Continue Reading
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Are you looking for ways to stay cool this summer?. . . One pretty amazing way is to enjoy a Heringer Estates Raspberry Viognier Sorbet. The 2016 Viognier has wonderful aromas of pear and honeysuckle that compliment the sweet and tart of raspberries. Put them together in a frozen treat and you will stay “COOL” all summer long!
After you have your ingredients together please pay extra attention to your first step in this preparation process.Continue Reading