Jamie McFadden – Radicchio Salad – Interior Appeal Magazine

Three Radicchio Recipes for Warm Weather Dining

When the weather is warm, a salad makes for a much better dish than something heavier like beef or grilled meats. Try one of Chef Jamie McFadden’s radicchio recipes, as seen in a recent edition of Central Florida’s Interior Appeal Magazine. Our wine pairing suggestion: Snowbirds Vintners 2016 Gruner Veltliner, from Lake Chelan Washington. Our 2016 Grüner […]


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Say ‘Yes Way’ to Frosé With a Frozen Wine Cocktail

Warm weather and spring is finally here, and that calls for rosé! If you’re looking for a fun way to cool off, try this cocktail, from Chef Jamie McFadden. It’s sure to put a sweet note in your weekend plans! Snowbirds ‘Yes Way’ Frosé By Chef Jamie McFadden 1 (750 ml.) bottle of Snowbirds Vintners […]


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The ‘King’ of Spring Wine Is Here: Snowbirds 2015 Gewürztraminer

This month, Chef Jamie McFadden, proprietor of Snowbirds Vintners, is pleased to announce the release of his 2015 vintage Gewürztraminer, created for easy pairing with the springtime dishes and entertaining. Hailed as the “king” of the grape varietals from the foothills of the Alps, and traditionally the first wine of early spring, Snowbirds Vintners 2015 […]


Jamie McFadden brisket cheese puffs

Appetizers for a Crowd: Beef Brisket Gougeres

If you’ve never tried a fresh gougère, you’re in for an indulgent treat. Surprisingly light and crisp on the outside, the interior is steamy and warm, with flavors of cheese and egg goodness that remind us of a spring walk in Burgundy, France. That’s the area this dish hails from, and of course, they pair […]


Snowbirds Vintners curried squash soup

Curried Butternut Squash & Parsnip Soup

A perfect pairing with the newly released Snowbirds Vintners Gewürztraminer.  The minerality and fruit-forward nature of the wine contrasted with the savory, richness and spice of this soup provides the perfect balance of flavors. Add in a warm, crusty baguette and a green frisée salad with a sweet mustard vinaigrette dressing for a light meal! […]


Valentines Day Recipe

Chocolate Mole Pots De Cream

If you are looking for a delicious dessert recipe for that special someone, Chef Jamie has a great recipe for you. Chocolate Mole Pots De Cream Servings: 8 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips 4 c heavy cream 1/8 tsp salt 6 egg yolk 1/2 c sugar 1/4 tsp orange rind 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/8 […]


Jamie McFadden’s Buffalo chicken wings

Game Day Buffalo Style Chicken Wings

It’s tailgating season, and that means finger foods, burgers on the grill, and lots of dips and chips! Originally inspired by Chef Jamie McFadden’s Florida Buffalo Frog Legs recipe, these Buffalo Chicken Wings are sure to score a touch down for your home team! Serve with with fresh bleu cheese dipping sauce, and quick pickled […]


Game Day blue cheese dip recipe

Chef Jamie’s McFadden’s Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce

The perfect Game Day dip for buffalo wings, celery, pickled veggies, and more. It’s guaranteed to score you a touchdown with guests! Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce by Chef Jamie McFadden, Cuisiniers Catering (This recipe can be prepared up to 3 days in advance) 8 oz fresh bleu cheese, crumbled 2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 cup high […]


Chef Jamie McFadden’s Pickled Celery

Chef Jamie’s Pickled Celery Recipe

Snacking is one of our favorite past times, especially when the weather is chilly. During football season, what’s on the menu is not only fun, but usually involves something pickled to go with all those burgers and barbecued foods! A good bunch of celery will be snappy in flavor, not too stringy, and will make […]


Snowbirds Vintners Award Winning Wines

Snowbirds Vintners Wins Triple Gold At Artisan Awards

Snowbirds Vintners, a chef-created wine portfolio specializing in American grown, food friendly wines, is thrilled to announce the recognition of our Snowbirds Vintners Rosé 2016, Snowbirds Vintners Grüner Veltliner 2016, and Snowbirds Vintners Merlot 2013 in the third annual 2017 Artisan Awards. A blind tasted, medal-based competition, reviews and awards were given to competitors based […]