First A Grape Event Fun Success

First A Grape Event Fun Success

Guests enjoyed an evening under the stars, picnicked, danced with their sweethearts and toasted the summer with Big Creek Wines! Travelin’ Kind took the stage for an evening of fun at Big Creek Winery on June 24. Husband & Wife duo Trisha Leone and Mickey Sandora...

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The Murals at Big Creek Winery

The Murals at Big Creek Winery

By Dr. John White, artist Fortune smiled upon me in 1966 when I had the unparalleled opportunity to work as an artistic assistant to John de Rosen, a world famous artist, in a project to paint a mural behind the main alter of St. Basils in Vallejo, California. He had...

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Big Creek Winery to Host Chamber After Hours

Big Creek Winery to Host Chamber After Hours

Big Creek Winery is hosting the Giles County Tourism and Chamber of Commerce after hours on April 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. The public is invited to taste our wines and tour the winery. Here's what Jessie R. Parker, Chief Executive Officer, GilesCountyChamber, had to say...

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Take a Breath!

One of the bigger debates about wine drinking has to do with whether or not it’s really important to let a wine breathe before you drink it. Even among wine drinkers there’s a lot of disagreement about whether it’s important, whether all types of wines should breathe...

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Not Just For Drinking!

Wines have always been a favorite ingredient for any adventurous chef! Wines will be used to create a zesty marinade. But it can also be used as a way to add pizazz to a dish before serving. Some will also use wine as a liquid to replace water or other cooking...

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Wine in the Bible

Wine in the Bible

Ecclesiastes 9:7: "Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do." First came Noah…. In addition to the rescue of every animal, Noah is really a farmer. He plants a vineyard and becomes intoxicated...

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Pecan Shortbread (Paired with Blackberry Wine)

3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup finely ground pecans 1/4 cup sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes 1 egg yolk Lightly grease a large rimmed baking sheet and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine...

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