At 7Cellars Wines, we pride ourselves on our brand of elegant, yet approachable wines created by Hall of Fame football legend and restaurateur, John Elway. 7Cellars is produced in partnership with ONEHOPE Wine, its winemaking team, and distributors. 7Cellars makes an impact with every bottle sold, helping to reunite veterans with a sense of purpose by allowing them to lead and organize disaster relief campaigns.

7Cellars collaborates with Rob Mondavi Jr., Tony Coltrin, and Mari Coyle in California’s most renowned grape-growing regions for chardonnay to create a sophisticated selection of white wines. Here at 7Cellars, our primary goal is for everyone to be able to enjoy our white wines to the fullest, discovering how to pair them perfectly with your favorite summertime foods!

Summertime With 7Cellars’ Carneros Chardonnay

As summertime is in full swing, finding the right wine to pair with light, fresh recipes can sometimes be a challenge. With 7Cellars’ chardonnay, that problem is a thing of the past! Our team has hand selected four perfect summertime recipes that pair excellently with our 2015 Elway’s Reserve Carneros Chardonnay. Exhibiting crisp tropical fruit, apple, and pear flavors with light floral elements, our chardonnay’s hints of vanilla complement a smooth oak finish…pairing beautifully with our selected dishes listed below. So, after a long day at work, pour a chilled glass of our Carneros Chardonnay and unwind in the kitchen by making one of these simple, flavorful recipes.

Peach Caprese Salad

Tired of boring summer salad recipes? Give your salad a makeover in less than 15 minutes with this peach caprese salad. With farmer’s market fresh peaches, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil, this salad can be served as a side dish to a perfectly grilled piece of protein, or as an appetizer. Pairing with our Carneros Chardonnay, this dish is sure to please when it’s just too hot outside to turn the oven on!

Pasta Salad With Grilled Chicken & Veggies

Colorful, bright, and served cold, this recipe for pasta salad with grilled chicken and veggies is absolute perfection to beat the summertime heat. Offering a blend of amazing flavors, this salad can serve up to 10 people easily, so it’s stellar for all of your summertime parties! Pairing flawlessly with 7Cellars’ chardonnay, this dish is sure to be a hit at all of your deck parties and summer celebrations.

Crab Cakes With Horseradish Cream

Chilled and refreshing, our Carneros Chardonnay pairs extremely well with warm summer temperatures and beautifully prepared seafood. The crisp tropical fruit notes of our white wine stands up perfectly to the buttery richness of these crab cakes with horseradish cream dipping sauce. With crispy fried breadcrumbs and sweet lump crabmeat, you can’t go wrong when pairing these decadent crab cakes with our smooth Chardonnay.

Chipotle Corn Chowder

Full of seasonal veggies fresh from the farmer’s market, this chipotle corn chowder simmers in a Carneros Chardonnay broth, making it a summertime meal of perfection! Hearty without being overbearingly heavy, this chowder offers up a blend of spicy notes with a creamy texture, going along nicely with a summer salad and a chilled glass of white wine. Giving off south-of-the-border vacation vibes, this corn chowder is sure to please!

Try 7Cellars’ Carneros Chardonnay Today!

At 7Cellars, we want you to enjoy our white wines to the fullest, learning about the best summertime foods to pair with our chardonnay. These four light and fresh recipes are sure to be a hit at all of your summer gatherings, or as delicious leftovers when it’s just too hot to turn your oven on. Regardless of which dish you make, we are positive that our 2015 Elway’s Reserve Carneros Chardonnay will complement it perfectly! Visit 7Cellars today to buy a bottle of our wine and get to whipping up some of these amazing summertime recipes!

We want to see your Carneros Chardonnay pairings this summer, so don’t forget to use one of our tags when posting photos of your culinary masterpiece! #elwaysreserve #signedelway #elwaywines #7cellars

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