Stomp Festival

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard was just bestowed  their latest title of “Best Winery” in the July 2014 “The Best of Washington” issue.  And we carry several of these prized wines here at the Market.  Check out these:


This time of the year is perfect for taking a weekend drive up to Sugarloaf Mountain and sample their wines.
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It’s hard to beat such a perfect combination. –  cool crisp mountain air,

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Shrimp Pasta with White Wine Sauce

Once your pasta pot is at a rolling boil, you’re about 10 minutes away from noodly bliss. Succulent shrimp and linguini are tossed with a super-quick tomato cream sauce — one that’s fragrant with aromatic garlic, shallots, and white wine. Seriously, what’s not to like?

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Serves 4


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Pomegranate Honey Coolers

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with this easy white wine-based cocktail, which is made with two ingredients traditionally served on the Jewish New Year. It has a healthy dose of pomegranate juice — which comes from the many seeds that represent a fruitful year — and a taste of honey, a symbol of the wish for sweetness in the days to come.

Pomegranate honey coolers

Servings: 6


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Red Wine Sangria

Pull a pitcher from the fridge as guests arrive and no one needs much encouragement to start pouring glasses. It feels fancy and instantly festive, but sangria is also one of the easiest big-batch cocktails you can make. As the party host, it’s a no-brainer.

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Which Wine for sangria?
The primary qualification for the wine going into your sangria? That it be cheap! Any red wine that you enjoy drinking is a good candidate, and it shouldn’t be expensive.

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Cheese and Wine Together

How to match cheese and wine?

Both cheese and wine, with their centuries-old traditions, are natural products that are frequently consumed together. As a rule, the whiter and fresher the cheese the crisper and fruitier the wine should be. The great advantage of this union is that cheese and wine are both foods that can be enjoyed in their “raw” state, with little or no preparation, making them an ideal choice for quick snacks.

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