Entries by Barbara Barrielle

Allie Ketcham’s Chicken Paillard Recipe–perfect with Pinot Noir

The Wine Country way to do chicken Mark and Allie Ketcham, proprietors of Ketcham Estate Winery in California’s Russian River Valley shared this easy chicken recipe with us. It’s a family recipe, one created by Allie. She was inspired by one of her favorite restaurant dishes, the Chicken Paillard at Bistro Ralph, a beloved Healdsburg […]

American Wagyu Beef Chili–a recipe for a Wine Country experience

The magic of Wagyu and Zinfandel I discovered the magic Wagyu makes when it’s the base for a decadent chili. This particular Wagyu beef chili was created by Chef Rick Warkel of Calistoga Kitchen for the Northern California (Sonoma County) Wine Road Food & Wine Affair. The event included wineries from the Alexander Valley and Russian […]

Gifts from the Wine Country, Many that Give Back

Wine Country Wild Fire Relief by Barbara Barrielle Supporting the regions in which they call home, these artisan, locally-sourced companies are pledging to do what it takes to help their beloved communities rebound from the recent wildfire devastation. From small batch grain-to-glass spirits to chocolate and olive oil to natural bath and beauty products to […]