In the early morning hours, winegrower and wine-maker Armando Ceja, takes a look back and reflects upon the latest growing season. Harvest is in full force in the background! Get ready for our 2010 Chardonnay...
Derived from the Arabic 'al-bunduq' (meaning 'hazelnut'), albóndigas are thought to have originated as a Berber or Arab dish imported to Spain during the period of Muslim rule. From Spain, these tasty meatballs made their way into Mexican cuisine. Amelia Ceja prepares an albóndiga stew and pairs the savory dish with Ceja Vineyards' Carneros Merlot.
Grilling tasty protein has never been so easy! Amelia marinates and prepares chicken breast fillets and skirt steak with veggies galore! Suggested wine pairing: Ceja Vineyards' Vino de Casa White and Vino de Casa Red Blend.
Long a favorite from the Mexican state of Jalisco, tortas ahogadas have satisfied countless adventurous eaters. Dalia Ceja serves up this "drowned" dish using traditional birote bread, chicken breast and an assortment of veggies that's topped off with tomato and chile de arbol salsa. Ceja Vineyards' Vino De Casa White blend is called upon to complement this rainbow of flavors! What's your favorite type of torta ahogada?