Wines by Wives Food Pairing Friday Sweet Treat! Herb and White Wine Granita


We have another sweet treat for you this Wines by Wives Food Pairing Friday. Make this White Wine Granita with any of our great white wines:
This recipe serves 2

8.4 oz water

1/3 cup white sugar
4 sprigs rosemary
5 ounces of any Wines by Wives white wine
1 splash freshly squeezed lemon juice

1. bring water, sugar and rosemary to a boil. turn off heat, cover and let stand.
2. when cooled and infused with the scent of rosemary stir in wine and lemon juice.
3. freeze in container for at least three hours, stirring often as it solidifies.

serve garnished with a sprig of rosemary.

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Another Halloween Wines by Wives Wine Cocktail Wednesday! The Pumpkin Flavored Ignus Fatuus


Even the name of this easy to make wine cocktail is enough to give you the creeps! the Ignus Fatuus features that great pumpkin flavor you crave in the fall and Halloween!


2 oz of any Wines by Wives Chardonnay
1 oz cognac
½ oz simple syrup
½ oz apple cider
1 heaping teaspoon of spiced pumpkin pie mix


shake hard and fine strain into a cocktail glass

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Recipe from Jamie Boudreau

Wines by Wives Wine Cocktail Wednesday Gets Spooky! Try the Sparkling Green Goblin


Get your Halloween cocktails ready with this week’s Wines by Wives Wine Cocktail Wednesday! Sparkling Green Goblin


 – 1.5 oz Moscato
 – 1.5 oz Wines by Wives Chatom Cuvée
 – 2 oz spiced apple cocktail mixer


 – Rim the edge of a champagne flute with green sugar crystals.
 – Pour well-chilled Moscato, Cuvée, and spiced apple cocktail mixer into the flute and stir.
 – Garnish with a skewered green grape and, for a deeper green color, add one drop of green food color.


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Recipe from Barefoot Wines

Wines by Wives Assistant Challenge! Think you got what it takes or know someone who does? Share!

Do you live in or near Orange County, CA? Do you consider yourself a hard working, very organized, fast thinking, detail oriented and ready to rise to any occasion?

Wines by Wives is looking for an assistant for our Orange County Office (and yes that includes our housewives)! One last thing, you have to be comfortable in front of cameras. If this sounds like you shoot us an email to with:

  • your resume
  • cover letter
  • include a paragraph about why YOU would be the absolute best candidate to work with Wines by Wives.
  • your photo

Clock watchers need not apply! You have until October 30, 2012 to submit your entry. Good Luck!

Wines by Wives’ Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Ice Wine Martini


Got any green grapes around? Try this simple twist on the Martini!


– 12 large seedless green grapes (2 halved grapes for garnish)
– 2 ounces ice wine
– 2 ounces vodka
– Ice

Directions: In a blender, puree the 10 whole grapes with the ice wine and vodka. Pour the puree through a tea strainer into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain again into a large chilled martini glass and garnish with the grape halves.

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Recipe from: Food and Wine

Help Tamra Barney and Wines by Wives Kick Breast Cancer’s Butt!


Help Tamra Barney and Wines by Wives Kick Breast Cancer's Butt!

About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. –

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and with breast cancer affecting so many women, Tamra Barney chose to give back to Living Beyond Breast Cancer via Wines by Wives. As always, proceeds from the sale of each of Tamra’s pink ribbon wine glasses goes to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. A portion of your initial membership to Wines by Wives also goes to your chosen celebrities’ charity.Help spread awareness. Cheers to the survivors and fighters, let’s kick cancer’s butt!