Category Archives: Recipe

Purple Pineapple Spumante Spritzer

Looking to cool off this summer? Try Messina Hof’s Purple Pineapple Spumante Spritzer recipe! Ingredients: 2 tbs Frozen Grape Juice Concentrate 4 tbs Pineapple Sorbet Messina Hof’s Muscat Canelli Spumante  Directions: Place 2 tablespoons of frozen grape juice concentrate in the … Continue reading

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Port Fudge Brownie Recipe

Valentine’s Day is a month away and nothing says romance like chocolate and wine! So, why not combine the two and mix up some Port Fudge Brownies? This tasty treat is a staff favorite we’re sure you’ll enjoy! Ingredients: 4 ounces … Continue reading

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A Cold Weather Treat: Red Wine Hot Chocolate

As the cold weather starts to set in, stay warm with the ultimate wine and chocolate pairing. This red wine hot chocolate recipe saves you from choosing between the classic cold weather beverage and your favorite glass of red wine … Continue reading

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Summer Wine Spritzer

In honor of the first week of summer, we bring you a classic recipe to enjoy for the hot days ahead – a wine spritzer made with Pinot Grigio. First gather your ingredients: 4 ounces of Pinot Grigio Club soda or … Continue reading

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Messina Hof’s Simple Sangria Spritzer

On Sunday, February 28th,  over 300 Messina Hof VIPs and guests celebrated winery founder Paul Vincent Bonarrigo’s 69th birthday! In honor of this special occasion, Messina Hof’s created a Sangria bar complete with fresh fruit (grown in Merrill’s garden at … Continue reading

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Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken corn chowder Yields 1 gallon   1 medium yellow onion (small dice) ¼ cup chopped garlic ½ # butter ½ # AP Flour 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled and diced 12 ounces frozen corn 2 large potatoes washed … Continue reading

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Making Stuffed Rigatoni with Paulo Cabernet Sauvignon

My favorite times in the kitchen are working side by side with someone to create new spontaneous recipes.  It is fun, conversational, and a feeling of accomplishing something as a team. Today Paul wanted to recreate something that I had experienced … Continue reading

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