Recipes and Pairings - Our Featured Cellar Red Recipe
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Fire House Chili - 2017 Chili Cook-off Winner Cheryl Leone print recipe (opens in a new window)
  • 4 lbs ground chuck
  • Olive oil (enough to brown meat)
  • 2 15 oz cans tomato sauce (unseasoned)
  • 3 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 12 -15 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 TBSP oregano
  • 1 TBSP salt
  • 2 TBSP ground cumin
  • 1 TBSP hot Sauce
  • 1-1/2 TSP cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 lbs (dry) pinto beans
  • 2 TSP liquid smoke
  • 2-3 cups, Galen Glen Cellar Red


Soak the beans overnight. Drain and rinse beans. In large pot, brown the beef in olive oil. Add all over ingredients and water to fill the pot. Bring to a boil, then simmer. Enjoy topped with shredded cheese or tortilla chips.

Wine Suggestion: Pair with a glass of Cellar Red or Chambourcin.