Introducing Sip & Savor Virtually with Clif Family
Launch Date: Tuesday, May 12th
Every Tuesday, we will introduce a new “Clif Family Tasting Kit” featuring wine, food, recipes and tutorials on how to host an interactive and engaging Virtual Happy Hour.
You won’t be alone on this! Our wine educator and host, Brien O’ Brien will guide you through steps on how to make your gathering a delicious and memorable event for friends, family or co-workers.
We’ll cover food and wine themed happy hours curated by Clif Family Executive Chef John McConnell and Clif Family Winemaker Laura Barrett. And we have partnered up on a few themes with our friends at La Quercia, Olive and Poppy, Rustic Bakery and Miir.
Stay tuned to the Clif Family Facebook page every Tuesday for a new video link and tutorial for Sip & Savor Virtually with Clif Familyhighlighting different “Clif Family Tasting Kits” and experiences offered on ClifFamily.com.
Series Schedule: These are the dates the videos will go live on Facebook
Tuesday, May 12th: How to Host a Virtual Happy Hour Launch Video
Tuesday, May 19th: Just Add Charcuterie
Tuesday, May 26th: Red Wine and Chocolate Happy Hour
Tuesday, June 2nd: A Sweet Bit of Honey and Wine
Tuesday, June 9th: Rise and Wine Brunch
Tuesday, June 16th: Backyard BBQ
Tuesday, June 23rd: Preserves Happy Hour
Tuesday, June 30th: Flavorful Spices
Tuesday, July 7th: Pink, White and Cheer
How to Host a Virtual Happy Hour
This launch video will introduce the series and offer tips and ideas for hosting your own Virtual Happy Hour in the comfort of your own home.
Just Add Charcuterie
Featured Products: 2018 Viognier, 2017 Grenache, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Smoked Spanish Pimenton Almonds
This video will offer tips for pairing wine and charcuterie and will highlight Clif Family charcuterie partner, La Quercia. A recipe for Grilled Bruschetta with Clif Family Extra Virgin Olive Oil will be posted on the Clif Family blog and highlighted in the video.
Red Wine and Chocolate Happy Hour
Featured Products: 2017 Bici Red, 2017 Climber, Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels, Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds
This video will offer tips for pairing wine with chocolate and will feature two recipes from Chef John, incorporating our Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds. These recipes will be featured on the Clif Family blog and include Chocolate and Sea Salt Almond Cookies and Caramel Blondies with Pretzels.
A Sweet Bit of Honey and Wine
Featured Products: 2018 Oak Knoll Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Petite Sirah, Cinnamon Honey Spread, Cacao Honey Spread
This video will offer tips for pairing our new Solar Grown Honey Spreads with Clif Family wines, highlighting our partner, Rustic Bakery. The Cinnamon Honey Spread will be paired with the Rustic Bakery Vanilla Shortbread and the Cacao Honey Spread will be paired with a Rustic Bakery chocolate shortbread and sea salt.
Rise and Wine Brunch
Featured Products: 2018 Rte Blanc Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Grenache, Meyer Lemon Marmalade, Cacao Honey Spread
This video will bring to life our Rise and Wine tasting experience from the Clif Family Tasting Room, featuring the pairing of our 2018 Rte Blanc Sauvignon Blanc with Meyer Lemon Marmalade on Ricotta Pancakes and our 2017 Grenache with a Savory Ham and Gruyere Waffle with our Porcini Spice Rub. The recipes will be featured on our blog.
Featured Products: 2019 Rose of Grenache, 2017 Gary’s Improv Zinfandel, Porcini Spice Rub and Ginger Honey Spread
This video will offer two recipes including a Porcini Spice Rub on steak with the Gary’s Improv Zinfandel and Ginger Honey Glazed Grilled Carrots with the Rose of Grenache. We will be partnering with Miir Wine Tumblers for the ultimate Backyard BBQ essentials.
Preserves Happy Hour
Featured Products: 2017 Chardonnay, 2017 Gary’s Improv Zinfandel, Meyer Lemon Marmalade, Red Pepper Jam
This video will offer tips for pairing Clif Family organic farm preserves with our wines. At Clif Family we release preserves from just the breakfast table and show ways to incorporate these sweet and savory offerings during happy hour. At Clif Family, Chef John is known for curating delectable wine and cheese pairings highlighted by preserve from the Clif Family Farm. An easy and engaging way to elevate the expected.
Featured Products: 2018 Rte Blanc Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Bici Red, Coconut Dukkah, Pistachio Dukkah
This video will feature our Savory Coconut Dukkah with fresh goat cheese and crackers paired with our Rte Blanc Sauvignon Blanc and an Herbed Cheese Braid and salami with Pistachio Dukkah paired with our 2017 Bici Red. The recipes will be featured on our Clif Family blog.
Pink, White and Cheer
Featured Products: 2019 Rose of Grenache, 2018 Rte Blanc Sauvignon Blanc, Maple Curried Cashews and Peanuts and Everything Seasoning.
This video will feature Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with a Maple Curried Cashews & Peanuts dipping sauce to pair with our Rose of Grenache and Artichoke Dip with Everything Seasoning Bagel Chips to pair with our 2019 Rose of Grenache. Napa Valley lifestyle partner, Olive & Poppy products will be featured in the video.