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Plan a California Wine Country Picnic

In California, our beautiful weather lends itself to relaxed picnics outdoors and picnicking in wine country is peak California dreamin'. Read on to get your free e-book, featuring eight recipes that will help make your next picnic, perfection.

wine country picnics

If you’re looking for the perfect picnic spot, look no further than California’s stunning wine country. With gorgeous vineyard views, delicious wines and mild, sunny weather, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day out with friends or family. And what’s a picnic without some delicious food and wine pairings? That’s where we come in with the free recipe e-book, “Life’s a Picnic in California Wine Country.”

Check out some of the oh-so-easy recipes you can find in this e-book:

wine country picnic

Sweet and Savory Watermelon Wedges topped with feta, basil, and pistachios start any picnic off right. And for an extra kick, you can add homemade hot honey to give it a little spice. This refreshing dish pairs perfectly with a chilled California rosé.

Enjoy this update on a California classic: Avocado Salad with Hidden Valley Ranch, drizzled with homemade ranch dressing and served with tender butter lettuce and microgreens. This dish goes well with a crisp California Grenache Blanc or white blend.

For a main course try a Wine Country Chicken Salad, featuring red California grapes, toasted walnuts and chopped celery. You can serve it in lettuce cups or as a sandwich filling. This dish pairs perfectly with California Viognier.

And don’t forget about the drinks! The e-book also includes recipes for refreshing wine-based drinks like the lemon-kissed California 75 and the SoCal Sangria, a fruity blend of California Zinfandel and bright citrus juices.

For these and other delicious recipes, sign up for the e-book.

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