La Crema Blog



Vineyard Air Force

Who said sustainability isn’t exciting? When we need to protect our Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes before harvest, we enlist a squadron of 200 m.p.h. raptors to swoop in and help. Read more

Painted Pumpkin DIY

Painted Pumpkin “Pizza” DIY

Here’s a fun project for rounding out your autumn decor—great for adding a little whimsy and color to a fall tablescape, or a patch of carved jack-o-lanterns. Our friend Alexis Murphy shows you how to create these fun art projects,  made even more fun with a glass of La Crema Chardonnay! Read more


Chocolate Cake with Homemade Marshmallow Ghosts

October is one of my favorite months. Not just because the weather has turned cooler and the leaves are changing, but because I love Halloween (love). I will take any excuse to get dressed up, act silly and of course have a party. Since no party is complete without dessert in my opinion, this chocolate cake with homemade marshmallow ghosts is guaranteed to make even the scariest of ghouls that show up to your Halloween party scream with delight. Read more

Pinot Braised Short Ribs

Pinot Braised Short Ribs

Did we mention we love fall? Here’s another reason: Slow-cooked, braised mains like this incredible Pinot Braised Short Rib recipe from our friends at TeeWii Online! Read more

Glam DIY Halloween Party

Glam Halloween Party

We love Halloween parties and since October 31 falls on a Friday, there really is no excuse not to have a costumed get-together. These easy and fun DIY projects will help set the mood for a festive and fun Halloween party.

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Make your own glitter pumpkin cooler- this is so easy and such a cute idea!

DIY Halloween Pumpkin Wine Cooler

Sure cauldrons are great for making a witch’s brew, but for keeping your Halloween Chardonnay cold, we thought a fun, glittery pumpkin wine cooler was a perfect trick for our liquid treats. Courtney, from Sweet C’s Designs has the easy instructions. Read more

Is your fall fashion ready to tackle the colder weather from coast-to-coast?

Fall Fashion: Time to Transition Your Wardrobe

Can you feel it? The chill in the air is approaching fast. Chardonnay days make way for chillier Pinot Noir nights. The changing leaves and climate signal the start of the changing of your wardrobe. Is your fall fashion ready to tackle the colder weather from coast-to-coast? Read more

All images courtesy of Janet Howard Studio

Fresh, Easy Avocado BLT Dip Recipe

In the South, fall is all about three words: College. Game. Day. This recipe perfect for watching the big game. It is a crowd-pleaser, and for good reason! Check out how Atlanta blogger Ashley Pepitone from Camp Makery makes a delicious, lighter version of her aunt’s classic BLT Dip. Read more