It’s spring time, and what better way to celebrate the beauty of spring than hosting an unforgettable brunch paired with KORBEL California Champagne.
Hosting your friends and enjoying an afternoon together is easier than you think. If you’re looking for a quick and tasty item for your brunch menu, give Bacon-Wrapped Pears a try. This sweet and savory appetizer will delight your guests and make your brunch celebration the highlight of any weekend.
Brunch would not be complete without the perfect cocktail. KORBEL’s Vanilla Orchard features KORBEL and Apple cider infused with vanilla. Absolutely delicious!
Spring is here. Let’s celebrate! The recipes are below. Enjoy and share.
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Grilled Cheese with Goat Cheese, Grain Mustard, Fig Spread and Thyme
8 slices hearty style bread
2 C crumble goat cheese
½ C grain mustard
½ C fig spread (Available in Italian or gourmet markets or online)
4 tsp fresh thyme leaves
4 oz stick of butter, melted
Lay out the 8 slices of bread, spreading 4 pieces with fig and 4 pieces with grain mustard. Evenly distribute the goat cheese over the 4 slices with the fig spread and then sprinkle on the fresh thyme leaves. Close the sandwich. This can be done ahead of time.
- When ready to serve, plug in a Panini press or heat a large pan over medium heat. Brush one side of each sandwich with melted butter and place buttered side down. Brush the other side of the sandwich and close the press or if in the pan, cook one side until dark golden brown, flip and repeat on other side.
- Cut each sandwich into four pieces and enjoy with a KORBEL Ultra Violet Cocktail.
KORBEL Ultra Violet
12 oz KORBEL, chilled
8 oz concord grape juice, chilled
4 oz vodka, chilled
Zest of ½ lime
6 grapes, cut in half length wise
- Lay out grape slices on a plate so they are separated and place in the freezer for at least 4 hours.
- In each glass, add 2 oz of concord grape juice, 1 oz of vodka, lime zest and 3 frozen grape slices. Pour in 3 oz of KORBEL.