November 10, 2013 – Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery 2012 Warm and Cozy with Bacon and Sweet Potato Soup.

. November 10, 2013

Fall into the weekend!

Kick off the weekend with a casual dinner menu of soup and wine!

We served up some tasty sweet potato and bacon soup, opened a bottle of Sprucewood Estate Winery’s 2012 Warm and Cozy with a fresh baguette.

A relaxing comfort meal on a cool fall night.

Healthy and satisfying!

Bacon & Sweet Potato Soup



  • ·         2 tbsp olive oil
  • ·         2 onions chopped
  • ·         1 lb 5 oz/600g cooked sweet potato
  • ·         1 cup diced smoked bacon
  • ·         5 cups vegetable stock
  • ·         Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • ·         Salt and pepper


  1. Heat oil in large pan. Add onions and cook over low heat until stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until softened.
  2. Add sweet potato, bacon and nutmeg, stir well, then cover and simmer stirring occasionally, for 5-8 minutes.
  3. Pour in vegetable stock, increase the heat to medium, bring to boil.Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Transfer to blender in batches, if necessary and process to smooth.Return to cleaned out pan, season with salt and pepper to taste, reheat gently, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from heat and serve.

Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery 2012 Warm and Cozy

Availability: In Stock at our Winery’s Retail Store and LCBO in November
Released On: February 9th, 2013
Category: Heavy, Red Wine
Oaked: No
Price: $12.15
Alc/Vol: 12.5%
Barcode: 0840712000697
Brand: Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery
Appellation: Lake Erie North Shore
Tasting Notes: The welcoming scent of cinnamon and spice will make you “warm and cozy” on even the coldest of winter days. To serve, empty contents into pot and warm to your preference. Garnish with cinnamon sticks or a slice of orange.
Blends: 60% Pinot Noir 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Sugar: Descriptor Code: S, Sugar Code: 7
Volume: 750mL
Serve At: 15°C (59.0°F)

Category: 2013, Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery

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