Wine, Food, Farms, and Finds
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Pasta perfection: Fall is the perfect time of year to polish your home-cooking skills. Start with a hearty pasta dish, salad, and of course, good red wine. This savory ragù with baby back ribs is clearly trattoria worthy. Bravo, chef!
Numbers to crow about: California’s wine industry is onboard with sustainability, with the numbers to prove it. The buy-in from both wineries and grape growers is phenomenal. If you’re not sure what certification means when it comes to vineyards, wineries, or the wine in your glass, take a minute to learn more about the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing program, a third-party verification of sustainable practices.
Which wine? Weather’s cooling. Wine grapes are fermenting. Time to open some bold red wine. The rich, concentrated flavors in the sauce call for a wine with depth and substance. A California Cabernet Sauvignon or spicy Zinfandel will make your simple pasta dinner seem like date night.
a culinary tour of california
Wine Country Table: With Recipes that Celebrate California’s Sustainable Harvest takes readers on a journey through California’s rich wine and food heritage, culinary diversity and sustainability with 50 fabulous recipes and stunning photography.
Written by award-winning author Janet Fletcher, Wine Institute’s new book offers a visual tour of 23 stunning farms and wineries whose sustainable practices highlight the future of responsible farming and winegrowing embraced throughout California.
Hardcover / 8.4” x 10.5” / 352 pages
300 color photographs
$45.00 U.S., $60.00 Canadian
Release Date: April 2019
Wine Institute is an association of nearly 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state. Wine Institute works to create an environment where the wine community can flourish and contribute in a positive fashion to our nation, state and local communities. For information please contact email@example.com.
Certified sustainable producer Jordan Winery, owner of the Wine Country Table website and magazine, consents to Wine Institute’s use of its trademark for this book. Find food, wine, entertaining and travel tips at www.winecountrytable.com.