We have been appeasing the great Roman wine god Bacchus since between 4000 and 6000 BC. The archeologists at Cornell University date wine drinking in Mesopotamia and in the some of the coastal areas around Caspian Sea.
But I wonder when the first wine cupcake was invented? That’s right you can put wine in foods too! Not only can you enjoy the feeling of relaxation and stress just melt away with a rich glass of red, but now you can eat that feeling too.
Not only is wine scrumptiously tasty, but it also has magical resveratrol in it. Resveratrol can help with preventing Type 2 Diabetes, improve lung functions, protect brain cells from damage after strokes, and even save you from a severe sunburn just to name a few.
A glass of wine a day will keep the doctor away, but cake will taste better. Now incase you haven’t started drooling yet, here are 20 different ways you can incorporate wine into your food from appetizers straight on through to dinner.
20. Baked Brie with Wine-Soaked Black Berries
Everyone knows wine and cheese go together, but now you can really make them a great pair. Check it out here
19. Red Wine Jelly
This jelly spread would go well with cheese and bread, or even just a spoon. This red wine jelly looks like it could go on just about anything and can be found here.
18. Sautéed Button Mushrooms in White Wine, Garlic, and Lemon
Can’t decide on white or red? Have both with this recipe of juicy white wine mushrooms and a glass of red.
17. Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette
Salads aren’t just lettuce and bland dressing. They can be rich and fruitful. This salad is just what you are looking for.
16. Slow Cooker Red Wine Pot Roast Recipe
For the dinner, you don’t have to worry about a great recipe for the slow cooker. You can learn how to savour all of the rich wine flavours here.
15. Vampire Steaks with Garlic Red Wine Reduction
Dinner wouldn’t be complete without this savory steak. You wouldn’t have to worry about a glass of vino to drink at dinner (though that doesn’t mean you still wouldn’t have one). You can find the juicy ingredients here.
14. Mushrooms and Spinach Pappardelle Pasta with White Wine Cream Sauce
This creamy dish would just melt those worries away. The simple directions found here only take 35 minutes before this could be in your mouth.
13. Red Wine Chorizo Bites with Crusty Bread
Another delicious dish from Cooking and Beer just makes your mouth water and reach for the nearest wine bottle.
12. Seafood Gnocchi with White Wine Parmesan Sauce
Comfort food at its finest. Seafood = good, wine = good, parmesan = good, therefore its all good. You can find it here.
11. Crispy Cod with Lemon Butter and White Wine Sauce
Who said fish could only be paired with beer hasn’t tasted these. A light dinner found here so you can fill up on a delectable dessert.
10. Vegetables in Red Wine Reduction Over Potato Puree
You don’t need meat to enjoy wine in your dinner. This sautéed vegetable medley found here.
9. Red Wine Pasta Sauce
A nice wine sauce to classy up some normal spaghetti can be found here. Just remember to give the kids the normal one.
8. Spice Red Wine Poached Pears with Vanilla Mascarpone Whipped Cream
Fruit is healthy, right? So you can’t go wrong with adding some wine to it. I mean wine is made from grapes and grapes are a fruit. You can find this really fruity dessert here.
7. Red Wine and Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce
Just a drizzle of happiness that you can find here.
6. Red Wine Ice Cream Floats
You can find these delicious drinks here. These floats will keep you feeling cool when summer hits while they help save you from those pesky sunburns.
5. Plum Granita with Red Wine
Everyone loves popsicles, and now you can really enjoy these delectable wine treats. Just make sure after you find the recipe here, you don’t give the kids the wrong one.
4. Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Marionberry Frosting
This cupcake is cute and I bet tastes amazing. You can’t go wrong with chocolate and wine. If you are like me and need this little cake right now, you can find it here.
3. Pavlova with Red Wine Cherry Compote and Marscapone Whipped Cream
An elegant looking dessert like this will add a great look to your dinner table. You can find it here.
2. Chocolate Red Wine Cake
Now this is a birthday cake I could agree with. Wine and chocolate together in one heavenly bundle found here.
1. Cheesecake Bars with Wine Gelée