Pairings & Recipes

Recipes with "eggs"

Croissant Bread Pudding with Demi Sec Sparkling Wine

Our local bakery, Bob’s Well Bread, makes the best croissants. This dish puts a decadent spin on bread pudding for a fun and inventive dessert. • 3 eggs • 1 cup sugar • 2 cups 2% milk • 1/2 tsp. salt • 4 large croissants • 1/4 sliced almonds • whipped cream for garnish Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cut croissants into

Truffled Convent Eggs with Riverbench Blanc de Blancs

Truffles with baked eggs can be one of the most comforting dishes in the world.  These are delicious for brunch or even a quick weeknight dinner with a green salad.  This recipe is for one serving but you can easily make many more at a time.  The rich creaminess of the egg is a sensational

Strawberry Bread with Riverbench Estate Pinot Noir

One of our staff members, Megan McDermott, brought this delicious cake to a staff meeting recently. Though desserts can be difficult to pair with wines, this was a mouth-watering combination with our Estate Pinot Noir! And since Santa Maria is so famous for its strawberries we couldn’t help but be thrilled. • 1 ½ cups

Scandinavian Almond Cake with Riverbench Riesling

We’re so excited to have a sweeter wine on the list that we just had to pair it with dessert. Our staff member, Carol Bjelland, makes this delicious almond cake, and volunteered to share her recipe! You’ll need a special almond cake pan, which is easy to find online. Otherwise, just use what you have

BLT Quiche with Riverbench Estate Chardonnay

This quiche makes a light and tasty supper or brunch when served with a green salad. This trio of arugula, prosciutto, and cherry tomatoes is delicious, but you can alter the ingredients and get creative, just keep the base the same! Your own flavor combinations will keep your friends impressed all summer long. Either way,