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Our wines can be used in cooking or paired along with your favorite dish.  Find the perfect compliment to your bottle with some of our favorite house recipes. 

Main Dishes


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French Dip Sandwich

1 Beef rump roast
2 t. Kosher salt, 1/2 t. pepper
2 t. Vegetable oil
1 cup red wine (recommended: Layton’s Chance Farm Red)
1 large onion sliced
15 oz Beef broth
Dried onion soup mix
2 loaves French bread 

Brown the meat in a large roasting pan with oil, salt and pepper.  Add browned meat to a slow cooker.  Pour wine into used meat pan and reduce for 2 min. Add all ingredients to slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours. 

Click here to watch the cooking segment on DelmarvaLife. 


Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes Recipe

1 box of cake mix  (recommended: Devils Food)
½ c. water
¾ c. dry red wine (recommended: Layton’s Chance Chambourcin)
½ c. vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350. Mix first 5 ingredients.  Fold in chocolate chips. Spoon into cupcake tins so tins are half full. Bake for 20 minutes.

Icing ingredients
1 package cream cheese  
2 tbls red wine
optional: powered sugar to taste

Click here to watch the cooking segment on DelmarvaLife. 

Fruit Salad with Wine

2 cups seedless green grapes
4 chopped granny smith apples
1 lb sliced fresh strawberries
2 cups cubed watermelon
1 cup sugar
1 cup fruit or wine wine (recommended: Layton’s Chance Watermelon)
handful of chopped mint

Add all of the fruit to a bowl. Bring wine and sugar to a bowl and stir for about 5 minutes until it resembles syrup. Once the syrup has cooled, add it to the fruit and toss with mint. 


Laura’s Lemonade-Blueberry Sangria

Makes a two-quart pitcher
1 and a half bottles of Layton’s Chance Laura’s Lemonade Wine
1/2 cup tequila
1 cup fresh blueberries, half for muddling
1 sliced lemon
1 cup unflavored seltzer or club soda
1 cup simple syrup

To make simple syrup combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and stir. Chill before serving. Garnish with lemon slice and a sprig of mint. For an extra kick, add fresh mint to the pitcher.

Laura Palmer

4 oz. Layton’s Chance Laura’s Lemonade Wine
4 oz. Unsweetened Iced Tea
Mint for muddling and garnish
Lemon slices

Place mint leaves in a glass and press to muddle to taste. Add ice, a lemon slice, iced tea and Laura’s Lemonade Wine. Mix, garnish with mint leaves and a lemon slice, and enjoy. To make a bigger batch – follow the 1:1 ratio.

Red Wine Cider Sangria

3 Btls Picnic Red
Chopped Apples
2 cups Apple Cider
2 cups Sparkling Cider or Sparkling Water
1/4 cup Mulling Spices 
Cinnamon Sticks

Mix wine, cider, spices, apples and let sit in fridge for at least 3 hours or overnight.
Add sparkling cider or sparkling water before serving.

Rudolph Sparkler

2 Cups Hulled Strawberries
½ cup Orange Juice
1 Bottle Chilled Sparkling Cider or Prosseco
1 Orange
1 bottle Bo Berry Strawberry Wine
Mint Leaves

Puree Strawberries in a blender with 2 tbsp. water, put puree in a pitcher or dispenser. Add the Wine and Orange Juice, garnish with Orange slices and Mint.

Mulled Wine

2 Bottles Chambourcin
3 cups Apple Cider
1 Package Mulling Spices
Studded Apples, Cinnamon Sticks

Add all ingredients to a crock pot. Simmer on low, Serve warm.

Farm Mojito

1 Tbsp. Ginger
1 tsp. Sugar      
5 Ounces Layton’s Farm White     
6 to 8 Mint Leaves

Muddle ginger & sugar in Shaker, add Ice, Mint & Wine……Shake pour into glass unstrained.

Choptank Mulled Tea Punch

15 Whole Cloves
2 Cinnamon Sticks
2 ½ Quarts Water
5 Lipton Family Size Tea Bags
2 ½ Cups Light Brown Sugar
2 ½ Cups Cranberry Juice Cocktail
2 Bottles Chambourcin Wine

Put Spices in cheesecloth. Bring water to a boil over high heat in large staock pot. Remove from heat. Add Tea Bags & Spices. Cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove Tea Bags, spices and squeeze. Stir in Sugar, Cranberry Juice, and Wine. Keep covered and heat through. Garnish with studded cloved oranges, Serve warm.

Lazy Day Cider Sangria

2 Chopped Apples
Caramel Syrup to taste.
1 Gallon Cider
2 Bottles Lazy Day White

Combine in a drink dispenser.  Serve chilled. Garnish with Apple slices.

White Peach Sangria

2 Bottles of Semi Sweet White Wine (Layton’s Chance Lazy Day White)
1 can of Frozen White Grape Peach Concentrate
3 Cups 7up or Ginger Ale
Chopped Fruit- Peaches, Oranges, Lemons, Grapefruit
Watermelon Spritzer
5 ounces Watermelon Wine
1 ounce Plain or Watermelon Vodka
Splash of Club Soda or Sparkling

4th of July Red, White & Blue

Place cubed Pound Cake or Angel Food cake in a wine glass.
Top with Vanilla ice cream & fresh berries.
Drizzle of Joe’s Cool Red…..use Turbo Charged Joe’s Cool Red for your own personal fireworks!

Cranberry Orange Sparkler

Punch bowl size add equal part cranberry juice and orange juice to 1 bottle of sparkling wine or prosecco. Add frozen cranberries and orange wedges or make a ice ring with them but use one of the juices to freeze not water. Add the sparkling wine right before serving. Garnish with rosemary in each glass. 

Vienna Mule

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Thanksgiving Wine & Food Pairings

Main Course

Christmas Wine & Food Pairings

Main Course – Ham
Main Course – Prime Rib

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