Summer Wine Spritz

Summer Wine Spritz

Summer Refreshers Add some refreshment to the hot summer days with Wine Spritzers. For the most common spritzers use 3 oz of any wine you enjoy, over 4 oz of ice, then add 3 oz of a soda (citrus flavors work well) and garnish or add your favorite fruits (cherries,...

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How to Store Wine

How to Store Wine

For most of us, storing wine is not much of a problem. We are consuming the wines we purchase and have no need to find a place to store them. But for those who are stocking up, there are some big do’s and don’ts for keeping wine. The first big DON’T is to keep wines...

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A Matter of Taste

A Matter of Taste

Many people approach wine with hesitation about understanding whether you are drinking a good wine or a “so/so” one. Without a doubt Big Creek Winery believes that you should love the wine you buy so we encourage you to taste our wines before you decide which ones you...

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The Excitement of The Crush

The Excitement of The Crush

Since time immemorial grape harvesting has been a labor of love, weather and timing. In the northern hemisphere, typical harvesting times fall between August to October, but, like guessing a baby’s due date, grapes are ready for harvest on a schedule dependent on...

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Port-Like

Port-Like

  What Makes a Port Wine? With a competition to name our next wine, it has not been a secret that we are about to debut our newest wine, a Port-Like flavor blended with the peaches we love in Middle Tennessee. So, without further ado, we would like to introduce...

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Escape the Cold with Mulled Wine

Escape the Cold with Mulled Wine

The traditional winter treat for warming up those freezing cold days is Mulled Wine. The tradition of defending against winter chills with Mulled Wine seems to date back to the Roman Empire when soldiers would heat wine to keep themselves warm. As the Empire spread,...

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Drinking Wine (in Moderation) is Beneficial to Health

Drinking Wine (in Moderation) is Beneficial to Health

Each of the following findings are from recent medical studies. Big Creek Winery is open seven days a week to make sure the health benefits of wine are available to everyone, every day. Moderate consumption of wine (especially red) cuts the risk of colon cancer by 45...

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Chicken, Mushroom and Artichoke Casserole

By Denise Grisham, author of Man that Stuff is Good For pairing with Hunter's Run Cranberry Wine It's hard to believe five years has passed since I started the "Man, That Stuff is Good!" blog. When I scroll through the folders on my computer, I'm even more overwhelmed...

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Baked Stuffed Zucchini

The perfect pairing with Milky Way Blue Blueberry-Blackberry Wine By Denise Grisham, author of Man that Stuff is Good My Aunt Kay was telling me about how my cousins loved it when Grandma Albert fixed them baked zucchini. Why hadn't I thought of that before? This is...

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Classic Greek Chicken Paired with Campbellsville Bear

Classic Greek Chicken Paired with Campbellsville Bear

By Denise G. Grisham, author of "Man That Stuff is Good" 6 leg quarters Juice of two lemons 1   tbsp. dry oregano 1   tsp. minced onion 1   tsp. Lawry's garlic salt with parsley flakes 5   tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Arrange leg quarters skin side up in...

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