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Lorena’s Shrimp Ceviche

This fresh summer Latin American recipe is simple and delightfully tangy. We suggest you pair with a fresh crisp glass of our 2018 Los Carneros Chardonnay. Let the flavors of guava, lemon zest and just a hint of honey wash over your palate as it accents this spicy dish. Ingredients 2 lbs Raw Shrimp 1/2… Read more »

Lorena’s Chile Rellenos with Cotija & Jack Cheese

This spicy and vibrant dish absolutely demands the bright tropical flavors of our Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay.  Lorena’s Chiles Rellenos balances creamy cheeses with spice in true harmony; the guava and citrus flavors of the wine will accent the rich, creamy spiciness of the dish perfectly. Chiles Rellenos with Cotija & Jack Cheese Ingredients Rellenos 8… Read more »

Lorena’s Pork Pozole Recipe

We recommend pouring a glass of our Los Carneros Chardonnay to have with this Pork Pozole.  The mouthwatering notes of tropical fruit and bright acidity will bring out the flavors of the herbaceous and savory pork. Pork Pozole Recipe Ingredients 6 Cascabel peppers- seeded and deveined 6 Pasilla peppers- seeded and deveined 6 New Mexico… Read more »

The Realities Behind Wine Pricing

Wines at the most expensive and prestigious end of the spectrum continue to grow in popularity. And prices, which have been climbing for years, show no signs of slowing down. But for all of the attention that the most sought-after wines get — their scores are parsed; their SRPs and performance at auction are analyzed… Read more »

Mi Sueno Americano

From the moment Rolando Herrera first set foot in Napa Valley, when he was eight, he felt at home. His father first brought his family to Northern California in 1975, only to return to Mexico five years later. His dream, however, stayed in Napa. In 1982, when he was 15, Herrera declared he would be… Read more »

Mi Sueno Winery

You know how when your loved one is trying to keep a secret from you they leave the room to take calls and stuff like that? Well, a couple months ago, John started doing that. He’s deeply romantic, so I knew he was hiding something wonderful, but still, I wondered what it could be. Finally,… Read more »

Home for the Holidays at a Napa Valley Winery

Rolando Herrera is an American success story, from his days of washing dishes as 
a teenager to running his own acclaimed Napa Valley winery, Mi Sueño. When the holidays hit, it’s all about family—and his wife Lorena’s amazing homemade tamales. December means tamale time in Napa Valley, at least at winemaker Rolando Herrera’s house. And… Read more »

The American Dream Winery

While some say the American Dream no longer exists, Mi Sueño Wineryis proof that hard work and passion can take you from dishwasher to winery founder. Rolando Herrera began working in restaurants and wineries in California’s wine country as a dishwasher, line cook and even a stone cutter starting at age 15. He then joined… Read more »