Recipe Archive

Tablas Creek publishes a recipe in each issue of our quarterly newsletter, designed to pair with one or more of our wines. A recipe archive is below. You can sign up for the newsletter online, or view an archive of past newsletters.

Recipes Primary Wine Pairing Secondary Wine Pairing(s)
Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic Clos Blanc Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Boeuf Provençal Esprit de Beaucastel Côtes de Tablas
Reserve Cuvée
Crispy Crab Risotto Dianthus Rosé Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Grilled Scallops with Grilled Apples Côtes de Tablas Blanc Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Fusilli with Creamy Tomato, Mushroom and Sausage Sauce Côtes de Tablas Esprit de Beaucastel
Reserve Cuvée
Spicy Orange Shrimp Ceviche Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc Roussanne
Ginger/Scallion Chicken Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc Côtes de Tablas Blanc
Pork Chops with Balsamic Cherry Sauce Las Tablas Estates Glenrose Vineyard Syrah
Duck Leg and Farro Risotto Mourvèdre Esprit de Beaucastel
Farmer’s Market Tomato Salad Grenache Blanc Dianthus Rosé
Spanish Omelette Dianthus Rosé Roussanne
Chicken Provencale Côtes de Tablas Mourvèdre
Pomegranate Lamb Chops Syrah Esprit de Beaucastel
Grilled Shrimp & Grits Counoise Dianthus Rosé
Cream of Grilled Asparagus Soup Vermentino Côtes de Tablas Blanc
Mussels Mariniere Côtes de Tablas Blanc Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Duck Breast with Spaetzle Mourvèdre Esprit de Beaucastel
Bearnaise Sauce Panoplie Esprit de Beaucastel
Provençal Fish with Fennel Grenache Blanc Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Baked Coquilles St. Jacques Roussanne Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Clos Blanc
Pork Loin with Apricots Esprit de Beaucastel Côtes de Tablas
Chicken Piccata Roussanne Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Asian Beef Stir Fry Roussanne Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc
Braised Short Ribs Côtes de Tablas Esprit de Beaucastel
Andalusian Gazpacho Dianthus Rosé  
Carrot, Leek and Potato Soup Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc Roussanne
Braised Tuna or Swordfish in Vermentino Vermentino Picpoul
Pork Loin with Apples and Winter Vegetables Vermentino Picpoul

 

Events

Earth Day Celebration

You're invited to join us for an Earth Day celebration Sunday, April 24 at Tablas Creek Vineyard. Visit the winery all weekend from 10am to 5pm and learn about our organic and Biodynamic viticulture and limestone soils. Taste the wines from the current VINsider Wine Club shipment, and see our biodynamic sheep, alpacas, donkeys and llama! Tours run daily at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Also, enjoy the high-energy sounds of Bear Market Riot from noon to 3:00 PM on our terraced patio.


Tablas Creek News

Jason Haas: 2015 Paso Robles Wine Industry Person of the Year

We were proud to learn that Tablas Creek Partner/GM Jason Haas was voted by his peers the 2015 Paso Robles Wine Industry Person of the Year.  His father, our founder Robert Haas, wrote this appreciation on our blog.

Wine Advocate: 15 Wines 90+ Points

In Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue 220) 15 Tablas wines topped 90 points, including 2014 Esprit de Tablas (93-96), 2013 Panoplie (94-96), and 2014 Panoplie (95-97). Read the review » More press »

Anticipating El Niño (L.A. Times)

Tablas Creek's preparations for El Niño were featured in an L.A. Times front-page article Friday, November 27th. Read the article » More recent press »


On the Tablas Blog

Spring Cleaning in the Vineyard: How Eliminating Surface Grasses Conserves Water

April 27, 2016
Think of each plant that's growing in a given plot of land as like a wick, with its roots delving into the soil for available moisture. If we had overabundant water, we might want to leave some surface weeds to keep levels more reasonable. Instead, in our California climate, eliminating competition from grasses and other surface plants is an essential part of our ability to dry farm. Tilling in the cover crop also allows the insects and microorganisms in the soil to start breaking down the surface biomass accumulated during the winter growth into nutrients that the vines will draw from in the coming months. Finally, the loosening of the soil creates an insulating layer at the surface that helps conserve the water deeper down.  Read More »