2023 Holiday Wine Club

November 28th – December 4th: Customize Shipment

December 5th: Card Charge

December 8th: Wine Begins to Ship

December 6th: Wine Available for Pick Up

December 10th: Wine Club Release Party

Join us for an exciting day of new releases, food, and holiday cheer!

Sunday, December10th

12 pm to 4:00 pm

Reservations are required

With the holiday season upon us nothing makes us happier than to see our wine shared with family and friends. Join us as Hook & Ladder’s 20th year of making wine wraps up in holiday style. Featuring an AMAZING offering of limited release “Third Alarm” selections, this release party will be nothing if not delicious!

Rick Neve, Italian Style Catering is back! Rick will be serving up dishes that warm the soul. Food will be served from 12:00pm to 3:30pm.

Four complimentary tickets are available per wine club.  Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can’t make it to the party? Not to worry, the harvest season is full of AMAZING H&L events! Check out our events page for other fun happenings!

Featured Holiday Wine Club Offering

2022 “Third Alarm” Pinot Noir

2021 “Third Alarm” Cabernet Sauvignon

2020 “Third Alarm” Zinfandel (Red Wine Only Selection)

2021 “Third Alarm” Chardonnay (Mixed Club Selection)

Other Holiday Suggestions

2022 Severson Ranch Gewürztraminer

2021 Estate RRV Pinot Noir

2020 Marcucci Ranch Zinfandel

2021 “Station 10” Red Blend

Please note that all wine club-selected wines are limited edition. Some wines may be limited and reorders or additions may not be available. For any follow-up or questions regarding your shipment, email maureen@hookandladderwinery.com.

Apricot Gewurz Cheesecake

2 (8 ounce packages) Cream Cheese

1 Cup Sugar

1 Tblspn Cornstarch

3 Eggs

3 Tblspn Lemon Juice

1 1/2 Tspn Vanilla

3 Cups Sour Cream

1 Cup Firmly Packed Dried Apricots

1/2 Jar Apricot Spread

1 Bottle Hook & Ladder Winery Gewurztraminer

Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees

Grease springform pan, cover outside with foil, and prepare to place in hot water in a larger pan.

Take dried apricots and cover with 1/4 bottle Gewurztraminer and marinate for at least 8 hours. Puree mixture after marinating and set aside. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until they are smooth. Beat cornstarch and eggs, one at a time. Add lemon juice and vanilla. Beat in sour cream until just blended.

To assemble, pour one third of cheesecake mixture into pan and put tablespoons of apricots into mixture. Cover with second third of cake mixture and add remaining apricots. Cover with remaining cheesecake mixture and take a knife and swirl the apricots through cake. Place springform pan in larger pan and pour about 1 inch of hot water in the bottom of the pan. Place in oven at 350 degrees and bake for 45 minutes. Turn off oven and leave in for 1 hour. Remove and refrigerate. Before serving combine 1/2 jar of fruit and 1/4 bottle of Gewurztraminer. Unmold cheesecake and top with apricot-gewurz topping.