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No-Carve Halloween Pumpkins

Halloween is a week away! Haven’t done any decorating yet? No worries–here are two super quick jack-o-lantern alternatives that require no carving at all! So grab a friend, pour some wine (La Crema’s Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is perfect for a chilly fall day of Halloween celebrations), and get crafting! Read more

All images courtesy of Janet Howard Studio.

Halloween DIY: Polka Dot Pumpkin Ice Bucket

Halloween is just around the corner! Ashley Pepitone is visiting today from Camp Makery with just the trick to keep your La Crema treats chilled this Halloween. There is nothing scary about this DIY- the best part is that anyone Read more

With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, it's actually possible to have a spooktacular dinner party with friends. Since La Crema Wine is a must on your dinner table, why not transform your bottles into the perfect festive centerpieces?

DIY Halloween Wine Bottle Centerpieces (Video)

With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, it’s actually possible to have a spooktacular dinner party with friends. Since La Crema Wine is a must on your dinner table, why not transform your bottles into the perfect festive centerpieces? Read more


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