Solvang 2020 Winery of the Year

Brown Sugar Smoked Salmon

By Phil | September 25, 2021

You won’t believe how easy this Brown Sugar Smoked Salmon is!  The rub is absolute perfection for a piece of salmon.   It’s ready in less than two hours with just five simple ingredients and your smoker!  This dish goes great with a bottle of Casa Cassara Grenache! Ingredients 2 pounds fresh salmon For the smoked…

Spanish Tinto de Verano

By Phil | September 25, 2021

 Ingredients Casa Cassara Tempranillo Sweet Vermouth European orange Fanta, Italian orange soda or Orangina Schweppe’s lemon sour soda or Italian lemon soda Orange slices for garnish (you can also substitute lemon or lime slices)   Instructions Fill your glasses halfway with ice cubes Pour Casa Cassara Tempranillo and fill the glass to the 1/3 to…

Travel on the Reg

By Phil | April 26, 2021

A recent post about Solvang from the Travel on the Reg Blog included Casa Cassara Winery.  Take a look at what Agnes Groonwald had to say about the many attractions in Solvang that included Casa Cassara Winery.

Holiday Glogg Recipe

By dan | December 24, 2019

Casa Cassara Mulled Wine 1 (750 ml) Bottle of Sam’s Dago Red 2 Cups Orange Juice ¼ Cup of honey 2 Cinnamon sticks 10 whole Allspice stars ¼ cup Cranberry Raisins 1 Whole Nutmeg   Combine the Orange Juice, Wine, and Honey in a crock pot. Put the cinnamon sticks, nutmeg and allspice in cheesecloth.…

Strawberry Bruschetta

By Phil | July 16, 2019

Strawberry Goat Cheese Bruschetta   Ingredients: 1/2 cup Casa Cassara Chocolate Cherry balsamic vinegar 12 slices Italian bread 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound strawberries, washed and diced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, plus more for serving 1 cup goat cheese, room temperature Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste   Directions   Heat vinegar…

Summer Sangria

By Phil | July 15, 2019

White Wine Sangria Ingredients 1 bottle Casa Cassara Sauvignon Blanc Optional: 1 bottle Casa Cassara Arneis 2/3 cup white sugar 3 oranges (cut into thin slices) 1 cup orange juice 1 lemon (cut into thin slices) 1 lime (cut into thin slices) 6 strawberries (cut into thin slices) Optional:  Kiwi, blueberries, raspberries, mango 2 ounces Casa…

Solvang Chamber TV Commercial

By dan | April 9, 2019

Casa Cassara Winery was one of the local businesses that were featured in a TV commercial about the Solvang 3RD Wed Event.

Javi Cellars Interview

By dan | March 17, 2019

Jávi Cellars interview In October 2017 a young man with a dream of promoting wine through his own online wine club approached me with an offer to interview me in the Tasting Room and then take some drone footage of the vineyard property. Take a look at the video below for the results of that…

Highway 101 closure

By dan | January 15, 2018

Highway 101 Closure driving business down in the Santa Ynez Valley Check out the news story regarding the closure of Hwy 101. Dan is interviewed at the tasting room regarding the slowdown in business.

Holiday Glogg

By dan | December 13, 2017

Dan brews a batch of holiday glögg Click on the link below to read more about Dan’s brew in the Lompoc Record.