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Looking for recipes to serve with your favorite Iron Hub wine? Our recipe library has more than 60 trusted wine pairing recipes.


Grilled Flank Steak with Red Wine Sauce and Old Vine Zinfandel

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Time: 50 minutes Ingredients 4 shallots, sliced in thin rings 4 tablespoons olive oil1 cup red wine 1 cup beef brothSalt and freshly ground […]

Santa Maria Beans and Syrah

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 2 lb. Pinquito Santa Maria Beans – see note below.1 envelop chili mix1 med. onion, diced2 cloves garlic, minced½ lb. Bacon, diced½ lb. […]

Smoked Tri-Tip and Syrah

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients  1 tri-tip (2 – 3 lbs.)2 tsp. olive oilYour favorite dry rub for beef (basically, no sugar) or equal parts salt, pepper […]

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs and Resolute

Featured in our 2020 Friday Foodie Series  Ingredients 5 lbs bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2″ pieces (see Note 1) Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil […]

Filet Mignon with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Petite Sirah

Ingredients 2-10oz Filet Mignon 1 ½ cups Iron Hub Petite Sirah 2-cloves garlic, minced 1 clove shallots, minced ½ yellow onion, sliced 2 T. butter 1 T. flour 8 oz Wild Mushrooms […]

Grilled Flank Steak with Shallots and Barbera

This recipe is nice for an easy backyard get-together.  Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 shallots, very thinly sliced salt and pepper 1 cup Barbera 1 cup beef broth 1 ½ pound […]

Dry Rub Baby Back Ribs and Esola Zinfandel

Ingredients 1 rack of pork baby back ribs. 4 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/4-1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano […]

Vegetable Beef Barley Soup and Sangiovese

Ingredients  2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 ½ lbs. of beef stew meat, cut up into bite size pieces 3 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 large onion, fine chopped 4 cloves of fresh […]

Meatball Crescent Bites and Barbera

We recommend serving this as an appetizer with Iron Hub Barbera. Ingredients 4 packages of Crescent rolls 8 frozen meatballs ½ lb. fresh mozzarella ball, diced Garlic powder Grated Pecorino Romano cheese […]

Beef Braised in Red Wine and Barbera, Syrah or Resolute

Ingredients One 3-pound boneless beef chuck roast, tied Kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 3 large cloves […]

Zinfandel Merlot Marinade for Beef

Ingredients  ½ cup low sodium soy sauce ¼ cup of Iron Hub Esola Zinfandel ¼ cup of Merlot ¼ cup of water ¼ cup canola oil 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar […]

Salt & Pepper Ribeye Steak and Syrah

Salting the ribeye steak two days prior to cooking brines the steak, helps tenderize it, and adds rich flavor. Perfect pairing with Iron Hub Syrah. Ingredients 6 (8 ounce) ribeye steaks 1 […]


Braised Lamb Shanks and Barbera

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 6 lamb shanksKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil4 tbsp. butter, divided1 onion, chopped2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped3 […]

Lamb Chops with Fresh Herbs and Zinfandel

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients1/3 cup red wine vinegar1/3 cup vegetable oils2 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons dry sherry1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon Lawry’s Seasoned Salt1/2 teaspoon […]

Lamb Shanks Braised in Red Wine and Syrah

Ingredients 4 lamb shanks 1 cup Iron Hub Syrah 2 TBS olive oil 2 tsp. minced fresh rosemary 1 large onion, chopped 1 tsp. minced fresh sage 4 cloves garlic, minced salt […]

Mustard-Glazed Lamb Chops and Grenache

Ingredients 2 tsp dry mustard Salt and freshly ground pepper 4 loin lamb chops, cut 1 ½ inches thick (about 2 lbs)* 1 ½ TBSP chopped fresh thyme or marjoram 5 TBSP […]

Lamb and Bell Pepper Ragu and Resolute

Ragu di Agnello e Peperoni from Spaghetti Sauces by Biba Caggiano. This southern Italian recipe combines the robust flavor of lamb with the sweetness of red bell peppers. Ingredients ½ cup extra […]


Turkey Breast with Sausage & Cherry Stuffing and Grenache

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series  Ingredients For the stuffing (makes about 2 cups) 2 cups of cubes from a loaf of Italian rustic bread (trimmed of crust) 2 […]

Grilled Chicken Fajitas and Rosé

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients For the chicken1 ½ to 1 ¾ lbs chicken tenderloins or boneless, skinless chicken breast¼ cup vegetable oil3 gloves garlic, minced1 Tbsp. […]

BBQ Chicken Pizza and Barbera

Recipe courtesy of Rob Anchondo Ingredients  Bread Machine Pizza Dough 1 cup water, room temperature1 tsp honey1 1/2 tsp kosher salt1 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 2/3 cups bread flour1/2 cup […]

Chicken Cacciatore and Barbera

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 4 chicken thighs 2 chicken breast with skin and backbone, halved crosswise 2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste 1 tsp. freshly […]

Coq au Zin and Zinfandel

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Ingredients   4 ½ pounds chicken breasts, thighs, and legs (cut up) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons all-purpose […]

Roast Chicken With Plums and Grenache

This recipe is great to pair with Iron Hub Grenache and a large gathering of friends. Ingredients For the chicken 2 large lemons 3 tablespoons ground lemon pepper 4 teaspoons kosher salt […]

Chicken Braised in Zinfandel and Esola Zinfandel

Ingredients 4 chicken thighs 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 clove of garlic, thinly sliced ½ tsp finely minced fresh rosemary ½ tsp finely minced fresh sage […]

Asian-Spiced Chicken Breasts and Clockspring Zinfandel

Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1½ teaspoons vegetable oil 1½ teaspoons sesame oil 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons hoisin sauce 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic […]


Classic Pork Stew and Sauvignon Blanc

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 2 ½ lbs boneless pork roast (pork loin or shoulder) cut into 1 inch cubes¼ cup all-purpose flour2 ½ tsp kosher salt1 […]

Smoked Pulled Pork and Cross Creek Zinfandel

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Total time: 18 hour – Prep time: 10 hours – Cook time: 8 hour  Look for around an 8 to 10 pound bone-in […]

Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini and Sangiovese

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 6 medium zucchini (about 8 ounces each)1 pound Italian sausage (if links, casings removed), sweet, mild or hot¼ cup onion, finely diced2 […]

Carnitas and Sémillon

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Time: 3 ½ to 4 hours Ingredients 1 whole pork shoulder (approximately 4 pounds), deboned and trimmed 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 tablespoons […]

Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin and Grenache

Ingredients2 whole Pork Tenderloins8 T Herb de Provence, or more1 cup plum preserves or fig preserves1 cup water1 T vinegarSalt and pepper to taste PreparationPreheat oven to 425 degrees. Season pork tenderloins […]

Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon & Blue Cheese and Zinfandel

Ingredients                                               3 pounds baby red potatoes, cut in half2 t olive oil1 t freshly ground pepper and dash of salt1 c light mayonnaise1/4 c chopped fresh parsley1/4 c balsamic vinegar2 t sugar2 […]

Spicy Pork Stew and Petite Sirah

Ingredients2 Tbs. olive oil2 lbs. boneless pork loin cut into 3 inch chunksSalt and freshly ground pepper3 large celery ribs, diced1 small red onion, diced1 Anaheim chili, seeded and diced6 garlic cloves, […]

Pasta Sauce and Sangiovese or Barbera

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time 3 hours Ingredients  3 Tbsp. Olive oil 1 large onion diced 2 lbs. ground beef (93%) 3 Johnsonville Sweet […]

Pork Chops with Sautéed Apples & Onions and Sauvignon Blanc

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series This recipe is quick and easy for weekday dinners. Enjoy with Iron Hub Sauvignon Blanc! Ingredients 4 center-cut pork loin chops, at least […]

Italian Sausage with Caramelized Onions and Sangiovese

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series This easy and savory recipe makes the perfect weeknight meal. Serve with Iron Hub Sangiovese! Ingredients -1 tablespoon olive oil -3 yellow onions, […]

Pork Tenderloin a la Napoli and Barbera

“This recipe has robust flavors of olives, tomatoes, and rosemary. It works best if prepared in an iron skillet” – Melinda Klescewski, Iron Hub Winery Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil                                             1 teaspoon […]

Prosciutto, Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Panini and Barbera

Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 large garlic clove, minced 8 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto 10 ounces thinly sliced whole-milk mozzarella cheese 12 tomato slices 12 large fresh […]


Salmon Burgers with Citrus Herb Sauce and Grenache

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients PATTIES1 skinless salmon fillet, about 1 pound, pin bones removed, cut into 1-inch pieces¾ cup panko bread crumbs¼ cup mayonnaise3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot2 […]

Halibut Sautéed in Butter and Chardonnay

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series You can’t get any simpler than this.  Dinner in 15 minutes. Ingredients 6 oz. portions of halibut filet (number depending on number of diners)1 -2 […]

Salmon-Wrapped Zucchini with Chive Sauce and Chardonnay

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series As a Main Course (serves 10) Ingredients 3 lbs. Zucchini 10 Salmon fillets, 6 oz. each ¾ cup dry white wine ¾ cup water Juice […]

Cedar Planked Salmon and Grenache

Ingredients 3 (12 inch) untreated cedar planks 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1 tablespoon grated […]

Linguine with Shrimp and Chardonnay

Ingredients  1 box Linguine 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup green, red and/or yellow bell pepper chopped 1/2 cup green onion sliced 1 tablespoon fresh garlic minced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped […]

Salmon with Blueberry Balsamic Sauce and Syrah

2 8 oz. salmon filets (skin on) ½ cup blueberries (fresh or frozen) 2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar 2 Tbs. honey 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice Salt & pepper Canola oil In a […]

Crab Cake Appetizers and Chardonnay

The perfect appetizer for a warm summer evening! Ingredients: 1 egg 3 tablespoon Mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon minced green onions […]

Ginger and Black Pepper Salmon Steaks and Old Vine Zinfandel

Ingredients 3 TBS unsalted butter 1 small shallot, minced or 1 TBSP minced onion 1 small clove garlic, minced 1 tomato (canned is ok) peeled, seeded & chopped ¾ cup Zinfandel 1 […]


Red Wine Butter and Petite Sirah

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients  1 cup red wine (medium to bold red wine) 1 sprig rosemary 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp. honey 1 cup (2 sticks) […]

Grilled Marinated Vegetables and Cross Creek Zinfandel

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients 1⁄2 cup olive oil1⁄4 cup Balsamic vinegar4 cloves finely chopped garlic1 teaspoon sugar4 tablespoons Italian flat leaf parsley2 teaspoons each fresh herbs (oregano, […]

Vegetable Frittata with Asiago Cheese and Rosé

Featured in our Friday Foodie 2020 Series Ingredients  1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil1 medium-size red onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, coarsely chopped1 medium zucchini, chopped2 cups (packed) spinach leaves, torn into 1-inch pieces3 large eggs6 large egg whites1/2 teaspoon […]

Summer Salad and Iron Hub Chardonnay

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Ingredients 1 Bosc or Red D’Anjou Pear, ripe but firm 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon […]

Barbera Risotto with Mushrooms and Barbera

As featured on KCRA 3 on September 27, 2016 Ingredients 3 ½ cup low sodium vegetable broth 4 T extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup Iron Hub Barbera wine 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

Spinach Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes and Sangiovese

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Ingredients 6 cups hot vegetable broth 1 stick unsalted butter, divided 1 onion, finely chopped 2 anchovies in oil (optional) 2 cups of Arborio rice […]

Roasted Tomato Brie Dip and Rosé

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Prep time: 40 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes | Cool time: 10 minutes Ingredients  8 oz. Brie round, rind removed and softened 8 oz. […]

Brie en Croute (Baked Brie) and Rosé

Featured in our 2019 Friday Foodie Series Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Cool time: 45 minutes Ingredients  1 (13 to 16 oz.) Brie round 1 egg 1 […]

Basil & Chocolate Baked Brie and Syrah

Fresh basil and dark chocolate accentuate the creamy, dreamy decadence of baked brie in this simply scrumptious appetizer. Ingredients 1 wheel of brie (8 ounces) 3 ounces 72% dark chocolate, broken into […]

Zinfandel-Cranberry Compote and Zinfandel

Start a new holiday tradition with this zippy version of cranberry relish. It has a lovely spice and the Zinfandel adds a depth of flavor.  Ingredients 1 bottle (750ml) Zinfandel or Aglianico […]

Kale Artichoke Spread and Grenache

We recommend serving this as an appetizer with Iron Hub Grenache. Ingredients  For Dip 1 block (8 oz.) 1/3 less fat cream cheese, room temperate 1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ […]

Jalapeño Popper Pull Apart Bread and Resolute

We recommend serving this as an appetizer with Iron Hub Resolute. Ingredients 16 oz. Italian bread loaf 1 pound of bacon, dried, cooked and drained 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature ½ […]

Honey Brie Spread and Sauvignon Blanc

We recommend serving this as an appetizer with Iron Hub Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients  1 (14 oz.) round of Brie cheese 1 (10 oz.) can refrigerated crescent roll dough 1 ½ cups honey […]

Zinfandel Zucchini Tomato Casserole and Zinfandel

Hot August summers are when one finds oneself overrun from their vegetable garden with zucchini and tomatoes.  Our featured recipe uses these vegetables in a new way and utilizes our Zinfandel, which […]

Fettuccine in Porcini Mushroom Cream Sauce and Chardonnay

Ingredients 1/2 cup stemmed dried porcini, shiitake, or mushrooms of your choice 1 cup hot water 1 pound fettuccine 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup minced shallots 1 […]

Butternut Squash with Brown Butter & Sage and Chardonnay

Ingredients 1 butternut squash (about 3 lbs) 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 24 leaves of fresh sage Directions Preheat an oven to 425°F. […]

Pasta with Ricotta, Herbs and Lemon and Chardonnay

Ingredients 1 pound penne 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 cup fresh ricotta 1/2 cup roughly chopped mixed fresh herbs (we recommend chervil, tarragon, and flat-leaf parsley Zest of […]

Herbed Chickpea Bruschetta and Sauvignon Blanc

The key to these delicious bruschetta from chef Nancy Silverton* is lots of olive oil. After she bakes the chickpeas with a variety of flavorings–including onions, pancetta and carrots–she purees them with […]

Stuffed Grilled Poblano Peppers and Resolute

Ingredients 6 poblano peppers 10 oz Asiago cheese, grated 10 oz blue cheese 10 oz cream cheese Olive oil for drizzling Directions Pre-heat grill to medium heat. Slice peppers open on one […]

Cheese Fondue and Chardonnay

Ingredients 1/2 pound Emmentaler cheese, shredded 1/2 pound Gruyere cheese, shredded 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup white wine 1 clove garlic Salt Pepper Nutmeg 1 loaf French bread, cut or torn into 1-inch […]

Kale, Olives and Feta on Penne Pasta and Sangiovese

Ingredients 2 TBSP chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon peel 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/2 large bunch of lacinato or green kale, thick stems removed and cut crosswise […]

Drunken Zinfandel Pasta and Esola Zinfandel

Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 large garlic clove, cut into 3 pieces 1/2 teaspoon red hot chili pepper 1-1/2 cups Zinfandel wine 8 ounces spaghetti pinch of salt 1/2 […]

Smoked Gouda and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas and Barbera

Ingredients 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 1 white onion thinly sliced 1 tablespoon golden brown sugar ½ teaspoon white wine vinegar 1 ½ cups grated smoked Gouda cheese (use real Gouda not […]

Beverages & Desserts

Classic Crème Bruleé and Sojourn

Featured in our 2020 Wine & Food Pairing Series Ingredients3 cups heavy cream1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, or 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract6 large egg yolks1/3 cup granulated sugarPinch of salt3 tablespoons […]

Iron Hub Mulled Wine

Iron Hub Mulled Wine Ingredients One bottle Iron Hub Red Wine 3.5 cups apple cider 2 cinnamon sticks 2 tsp. brown sugar 1 spice ball* *Spice Ball: 1 tsp. whole allspice, 2 […]

Iron Hub Zinfandel Brownies

Iron Hub Zinfandel Brownies Ingredients 1 cup Iron Hub Zinfandel 10 ounces melted Ghirardelli 60% cocoa, dark chocolate squares 1 ½ cubes unsalted butter 1 ¼ cups sugar 4 eggs 1/8 cup […]