Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Cream

    Our friends at Alexander Valley Vineyards came up with this wonderful recipe a few years ago. We’ve tried it with Cabernet Sauvignon (as the recipe calls for), as well as Merlot, Primitivo, Cabernet Franc and Zinfandel . . . and every time, it turns out delicious! It’s best made with an ice cream maker, and if you have such a machine, it’s extremely easy to assemble. Enjoy!

* 1 bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon (or other red wine)

* 1 cup sugar

* 4 cups cream

* 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Place the wine and sugar in a large saucepan. Heat to dissolve the sugar.

Reduce the syrup to 1 1/2 cups. Chill the wine syrup completely.

Mix the cream, wine syrup and lemon juice.

Place the mixture in your ice cream maker, and turn on the motor (or start cranking).

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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