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



2015 Barrel Tasting and En Primeur Offering

December 3rd, 2016
Wine Club members are invited to join Tablas Creek's winemakers for our annual barrel tasting and sale en primeur of Tablas Creek's remarkable red wines from the outstanding 2015 vintage. Offering wine en primeur is a time-honored French tradition most often associated with first-growth Bordeaux estates.

Join Tablas Creek's winemakers at one of two sessions (10:30am or 1:30pm) to taste the 2015 Esprit de Tablas, 2015 Esprit de Tablas Blanc, and 2015 Panoplie from barrel, discuss the vintage, and enjoy a seasonal dish created to pair with the wines. To make a reservation, please call us at 805.237.1231 x230 or email

Whether or not they attend the tasting, members may order futures at an additional 5% off of the member club discount, typically 25%-30% off eventual release price. Members should look forward to receiving an invitation to the futures tasting and en primeur offering in the mail in early November.  Details & more events »

Tablas Creek News

Vinous: 28 Wines 90+ Points

In Antonio Galloni's Vinous (Sept. 2016) 28 Tablas wines topped 90 points, including 2014 Esprit Blanc (93), 2013 Panoplie (95), 2014 Patelin de Tablas (91) and 2014 En Gobelet (93). Read the review » More press »

Tablas Creek wins 2016 California Green Medal for Sustainability

The CA Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance awarded Tablas Creek one of four 2016 Green Medals for leadership in sustainability. Our practices »

October Featured Wine: 2014 Patelin de Tablas

Each month we feature a wine showing particularly well and offer it at a 10% discount. October's wine is the rich 2014 Patelin de TablasDetails »

On the Tablas Blog

Anticipating a Wet Weekend

October 27, 2016
This morning, our local weather expert John Lindsey posted an impressive rainfall projection (click to see it larger) on his Twitter feed. This storm is headed our way thanks to a combination of an upper level low pressure system and abundant moisture from the remnants of Hurricane Seymour: Read More »