Traditions play a big role in making the holiday season so much fun! Here at Wilson Creek, we have a lot of fun with our traditional Wassail we enjoy every year. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser and very popular with our wine club family.
With Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve and many other reasons to gather with loved ones, having fun & fresh ideas are always a great compliment to those traditions.
Christmas Cookies are almost compulsory when it comes to the holiday season; one of America’s most popular traditions. Another very popular holiday tradition?… Wine, of course! So why not combine the two and make it that much more special!
Here are a few recipes that will delight your guest’s palates and warm their hearts.
SUGAR COOKIES with Vanilla Sparkling Wine or Brut Sparkling Wine
GINGERBREAD COOKIESwith Riesling or Almond Sparkling Wine
SNICKER DOODLE COOKIESwith Golden Jubilee or Meritage
BUTTER COOKIES COOKIES with Chardonnay or Coconut Sparkling Wine
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES with VS Cabernet-Zinfandel or Late Harvest Malbec-Merlot
PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES with Decadencia Chocolate Port or Almond Sparkling Wine
OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES with VS White Cabernet or Angelica Cream Sherry
CHOCOLATE THUMBPRINT COOKIES with Double-Dog Red or Rose Sparkling Wine
The great thing about traditions is that there is always room to make new ones. So while you’re enjoying the holidays with your loved ones, maybe try a few of these pairings and see if any are worthy of a new tradition.
We have a feeling you won’t be disappointed.
All of us at Wilson Creek Winery warmly wish you a Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year!