Plantation White Sangria Recipe

To make Florida Estates Winery Sangria, use Plantation White wine. The ingredients are:

Heat the water, sugar, and cinnamon, ginger and cardamom until they're simmering for 5 minutes, then cool back down to room temperature. Mix in all remaining ingredients. Chill overnight if possible. If not, pour over ice and enjoy right away!

Plantation Red Sangria Recipe

To make Florida Estates Winery Sangria, use Plantation Red wine with a special “spice bag”. The “spice bag” ingredients are:

Wrap the ingredients with cheesecloth and tie with a string. The amount of each ingredient is to your taste, however the bag should come out to about the size of a golf ball per bottle of Plantation Red. Soak the spice bag in the wine until desired strength. Add dissolved sugar to taste. Fresh fruit can also be added. Serve chilled or warm with pasta, fish, chicken, and all light meat dishes. Enjoy!

Pears With Casa Del Sol Strawberry Port

To make Florida Estates Winery Special Port Recipe use:

Slice pears and marinate in the Strawberry Port for about 1-2 hours. Make sure to submerge the pears in the Port as much as possible. Serve over vanilla ice cream. (or just eat the pears by themselves along with the Port).

Ziti with Hearty Lamb Sauce

To make this Florida Estates Winery Special Recipe use:

In a large, deep skillet, heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the lamb, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, and garlic and cook until the meat begins to brown, about 3 minutes. Add the onion and rosemary and cook briefly. Add the crushed tomatoes, wine, nutmeg, and cloves. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook, uncovered, until the lamb is tender, about 20 minutes.

Check the lamb occasionally to make sure there is enough liquid to cover it. If not, add a small amount of water.

Meanwhile, in a large pot, bring at least 4 quarts of water to a rolling boil. Add 1 tablespoon of salt. Add pasta, stir to separate, and cook until al dente. Drain. Stir half the Parmesan into the lamb sauce. Add the pasta, toss well, and heat through over low heat. Transfer to a warm platter, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and serve.

Serves 4-6.

Wine Fondue

To make this Florida Estates Winery Special Recipe use:

Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Stir in the flour; cook for several minutes over low heat. Add the bouillon, milk, and wine; stir frequently until mixture thickens. Stir in cheese until melted and smooth. (Use more or less cheese, according to your own taste.) Transfer to a fondue pot; keep warm.

Serve with slices of bread and raw vegetables.