2019 Pillars of Hercules Red Blend, Giguiere Estate
“An eclectic blend of Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot, and Teroldego yields a deep lovely wine that’s smooth, juicy and seamless, lush with ripe berry fruit and a long finish.” –Anthony Dias Blue
“Deep garnet color, earth and spiced nose, smooth, rich and dense with ripe plum and blackberry fruit, long and balanced, a full-bodied wine.”
– Anthony Dias Blue
Listen to his review HERE.
To celebrate the inaugural release of our new Pillars of Hercules Red Blend, we found inspiration in Greek-style entertaining for our new perfect pairing.
Local food artist Kate Montgomery, owner of Capay Valley Grazing Co., stepped in to help us create the perfect list, tips and tricks for making the ultimate Greek Mezze Board.
What is a Mezze Board, you ask? Translated literally, the word mezze (meh-ZEH) means a taste or a bite. It is used to describe small plates of savory snacks that are served as a complement to drinks. What could be more perfect to pair with a wine named for the power and strength of a Greek God?
Feeds: Approximately 10 people Total prep/cook time: 30 minutes
Building your Mezze Board: Pro-Tips
About our Guest Food Artist: Kate Montgomery
Kate Montgomery was born and raised in Wyoming and now calls the beautiful Capay Valley home. She established Capay Valley Grazing Co. in 2020 and now serves the greater Yolo County area with unique boards and boxes.
Each board and box includes a variety of fresh and local accoutrements such as cured meats, cheeses, olives, fresh fruit, dried fruit, seasonal veggies, nuts, jams, honey, artisan crackers and a sweet treat. Availability of certain items will vary by season.
All boards are curated on eco-friendly boxes or 100% biodegradable disposable trays. Capay Valley Grazing Co. also offers elegant wood boards and beautiful round cheese boxes to help elevate your presentation.
If you’re a local, you can order through Instagram @capayvalleygrazing.co or on the phone by calling 406-850-4107.
For those of you who wish to enjoy one of Kate’s boxes on the Matchbook patio, she offers always free delivery to Matchbook Winery!
Not a wine club member? Click here for more information about how to join the Matchbook Wine Club!