The Glorious Life

Coming Home for the Holidays

The feeling of returning home for the holidays always stirs so many emotions. For me it’s a strange combination of the all-too-familiar mixed with a reminder of how much has changed. Hugs from Mom and Dad feel the same, but things just look different. I remember the meltdown I had Thanksgiving 2009 when I came home […]

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Spiced Butternut Squash in Point Reyes Toma Frico Cups

The holidays are just around the corner, which means it is a festive and celebratory time to open a bottle of sparkling wine to glorify any holiday occasion! Although we can all agree that wine is the most essential item on the food pyramid, we do realize that we need a few holiday recipes to [...] Read More

Halloween, Glorified.

It’s October. Right now the vines are bare and the leaves are changing from green to orange. The grapes have been crushed and are fermenting and aging in our underground caves. The hustle and bustle of Harvest is behind us, and we have some time to enjoy the changing season. In Sonoma Fall brings rain and […]

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2016 Glorious Bites Challenge Final Event

Chera Little of Leander, Texas, is the winner of the 2016 Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards Glorious Bites Competition and has earned bragging rights, a custom glass trophy and a check for $5000. Her Miso-Maple Glazed Cod Wonton-Cho’s with Crispy Bok Choy Slaw has been deemed this year’s most glorious appetizer recipe in the country […]

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2016 Glorious Bites Finalist – TRIPLE “B” WON TONS

TRIPLE “B” WON TONS By Diane Williams, Glorious Bites 2016 FINALIST Winner of the Los Angeles Semi-Final event Diane Williams is from San Fernando Valley but has resided in Northern California for the last 20 years, where she and her husband raised their son and daughter. Diane grew up cooking with her mom and two sisters who […]

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