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Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

22645 Garrod Road

Saratoga, CA  95070



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22645 Garrod Rd
Saratoga, CA, 95070

(408) 867-7116

Enjoy wines where the grapes are grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga and overlooking San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley.


Filtering by Tag: Chevre

Sunshine Spread

Bill Cooper

  • 11 oz. chevre, softened

  • 1⁄4 c. + 2 Tbsp. sour cream

  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter

  • 1 Tbsp. honey

  • 7 dried apricots (14 pieces if already halved)

  • 1⁄4 c. finely diced red onion

  • 2 Tbsp. sunflower seeds, toasted

  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt

  • Dash cayenne

  • 1 tsp. finely sliced chives

Cut apricots in half (if whole) and then into fine dice. Mix chevre, sour cream, butter, and honey until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients, combining well, before putting in serving dish. (Optional garnish: additional toasted sunflower seeds.) Serve with your favorite crackers or crisps.

Accompany with Cooper-Garrod Viognier