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Sparkling Wine Club

Bubbles

Oxbow Cheese and Wine Merchant (OCWM) now has a sparkling wine club in addition to its other very popular monthly and quarterly wine clubs. They have always cherished bubbly for its elegant and captivating qualities, its celebratory nature and incredibly arduous production, and encourage everyone to explore the world of bubbly …

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Mustard a la Vierra Recipe

mustard

Whole Spice shares this recipe for homemade mustard from customer George Vierra. Ingredients 7 cups ground yellow mustard (1 1/2 lb.) 1⁄2 cup brown mustard seed (3 oz.) 1⁄2 cup 1-1/2 cups  yellow mustard seed (2 1/3 oz.) 8 cups white vinegar (prefer Vilux French Champagne Vinegar (6% acidity*) orBeaufort Reims …

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Crisp Pears & Crisp Weather

Napa Valley Distillery Pear Brandy

Fall is officially here! That must mean it’s time to enjoy some pear brandy. Lucky for you, you can taste and purchase your very own bottle of Napa Valley Distillery’s highly anticipated pear brandy, which is now back in stock! This exclusive brandy is made entirely from Seckel pears – …

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Breakfast at Five Dot Ranch & Cookhouse

Five Dot breakfast

At Five Dot, breakfast is one of the favorite meals of the day. There are lots of options like the doughnut bites with lavender sugar, the three egg omelet with asparagus, bacon, red onion, and cheddar cheese, and the breakfast wrap with beef sausage, eggs, caramelized onions, potatoes and cheddar …

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Bishop’s Peak Cheese from Paso Robles

Bishop's Peak Cheese

During October, Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is featuring a brand new cheese, Bishop’s Peak, from the Central Coast Creamery in Paso Robles. Owner, operator and cheesemaker Reggie Jones began his career in cheese doing product development and quality control, and dreamed of one day creating his own small-batch artisan cheeses. Jones and …

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Whole Spice Simple Yellow Rice Recipe

Yellow Rice

Whole Spice has all the herbs and spices you need to start making delicious soups and warming rice dishes this fall! One of the best spices you can start using is turmeric! Try this Whole Spice recipe for simple yellow rice to incorporate the amazing health benefits of turmeric into …

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Warm Up With Napa Valley Brandy Cordial!

Napa Valley Distillery Brandy Cordial

With fall just around the corner, cooler weather is sure to follow. Stay warm and cozy this season with one of Napa Valley Distillery’s most popular spirits! Their Brandy Cordial is a true California original. Made from premium baby Bourbon Barrel-Aged Brandy, it is bursting with aromas of butterscotch pudding, …

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Whole Spice Blackened Salmon Recipe

Whole Spice Blackened Seasoning.

Enjoy this Whole Spice Blackened Salmon Recipe for a quick, delicious dinner! Blackened Salmon The principles are simple: A spicy buttering, a well-heated pan, a mouthwatering fillet. (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets 1 tsp. Whole Spice blackened seasoning (1/2 tsp. per fillet) 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, at room temperature, …

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Introducing Jose Romo at Hog Island Oyster Bar

Jose Romo

Hog Island is pleased to announce the promotion of Jose Romo as its new kitchen manager in Napa. Come say hello and sample the new dishes he’s creating for Hog Island’s ever changing seasonal menu – like pan-roasted halibut with red quinoa, sweet peppers, and grilled peach salsa or heirloom tomato salad …

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Mac ‘n Cheese at Five Dot Ranch

Five Dot mac 'n cheese

Have you ever tried the mac n’ cheese at Five Dot Ranch? If you have, did you know that the creamy, gooey cheese sauce has a cauliflower base? Five Dot’s Mac n’ Cheese is a favorite amongst its patrons and most are not aware that by indulging in this cheesy treat they …

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Greek Cheeses at Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant

Greek Cheese

The Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is proud to be featuring two fantastic cheeses, both from Greece, and perfect for the end of summer season. Halloumi is one of the top export commodities of Greece. This cheese has a mozzarella consistency (almost rubbery in texture) and with its high melting point …

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Fresh artisan breads make lunch special

Model Bakery loaf

It’s that time of year again, when parents all over the land shout with glee…BACK TO SCHOOL! Now that the kiddies are heading back for more brain stimulation, don’t send them off with sandwiches made with store-bought bread…because that’s a FAIL! Show them how much you love them by making …

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Back-to-School Refreshers

NVD shrubs

The folks at Napa Valley Distillery provide Napa with more than just spirits. Visit their tasting room and shop to find a large selection of bitters and shrubs as well! There a few more refreshing combinations than shrubs and sparkling water. Napa Valley Distillery carries a wide selection of shrubs …

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Fattoush Salad Recipe from Whole Spice

Whole Spice Fattoush

Whole Spice has a delicious Fattoush Salad Recipe for you to try! Get some fresh Zahtar spice blend and sumac during your next visit to the spice shop. In case you missed July’s end of the month sale, Whole Spice will be offering another 20% sale for Oxbow newsletter readers …

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Cool Off At Napa Valley Distillery

NVD Old Hollywood

Nothing says summer like a nice, cold cocktail! Grab a bottle of the Old Hollywood cocktail from Napa Valley Distillery to stay cool during the warm weather. Napa Valley distillery has a collection of pre-mixed and barrel-aged cocktails that are perfect for your next party, or just as a cocktail …

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Whole Spice Tzatziki Recipe

Whole Spice Tzatziki

Here’s a refreshing recipe from Whole Spice for Tzatziki, a cool cucumber dip, to bring to your next picnic. Tzatziki (Serves 4) Ingredients: 3 Persian cucumbers, grated 1 scallion, chopped fine 3 Tbs. fresh lemon juice 2 small cloves of garlic, minced 4 Tbs. fresh dill, chopped fine 2 cups …

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