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Sauvignon Blanc Pairings Crab Meat Salad with Pear & Mint


  • 1 tsp Lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
  • 5 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Sea salt & cracked, black pepper
  • 2 Ripe Anjou pears
  • 4 tbsp Mint, roughly chopped
  • 10 oz Dungeness crab meat


  1. 1

    Open a bottle of Vina Robles Sauvignon Blanc, and pour yourself a glass!

  2. 2

    In a small bowl, combine lemon zest, lemon juice and Olive oil “A Touch of Citrus”. Season to taste, set citrus-vinaigrette aside.

  3. 3

    Cut Anjou pears into small cubes, add chopped mint and mix carefully.

  4. 4

    Divide pear-mint mix among four plates.

  5. 5

    Arrange Dungeness crab meat on pear bed and drizzle with the citrus-vinaigrette.

  6. 6

    Enjoy this light and very refreshing appetizer with the rest of the Vina Robles Sauvignon Blanc.

  7. 7

    Hint: Serve with grilled flat bread or crispy French baguette.

  8. 8

    Hint: Use orange zest and juice instead of lemon.

  9. 9

    Hint: Substitute pears with Hass avocados.

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2023 Verdejo

Most commonly associated with the Rueda region of Spain, this refreshing white variety produces an expressively aromatic wine with lively natural acidity.

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