All New Blanc de Blancs!

Willow Creek Estate is thrilled and proud to release our long-awaited Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine. We’ve wanted to add a sparkling wine to our line-up for over a year. And now it’s finally a reality. The Wall Street Journal (no less) called Blanc de Blancs “the wine insiders’ favorite champagne.” And for good reason. […]

Butternut Squash Soup

This recipe originated at Harrah’s Steak House Restaurant in Reno, Nevada. It was submitted to us by a good (Wine) Lover’s Club member, Suzanne Woodhead. And it is presented here for your enjoyment. Ingredients 1 ½ lbs butternut squash, roasted pulp 1 cup onion, diced fine 1 cup celery, diced fine 2 bay leaves 1 […]

The Estate Has Sold

Before anything else is mentioned, let’s be clear — Willow Creek Estate wine is still a thing. The wine you’ve come to know and love is still available. And we’re looking at future product releases. And Now The Bad News We have sold the Willow Creek Estate Property. It was a difficult decision. The home […]

Willow Creek Estate & GSO

We’ve made hundreds, if not thousands, of decisions since founding Willow Creek Estate. As with any business, there have been choices every step of the way. Some of these have been big, like what will our name be or what will the logo look like. Some have been tiny, like what kind of cork will […]

11 Months

Eleven months sounds like both a short time and a long time. It’s as though either a lot can happen in 11 months, or very little can happen. It’s less than a year, but more than a passing season. At Willow Creek Estate, 11 months has gone by so quickly but look how far we’ve […]

Chicken & Potatoes with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

Ingredients: 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 3 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped 16 ounces baby Dutch potatoes, halved* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves For the garlic parmesan cream sauce 1/4 cup unsalted butter 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 […]