It's Time To Taste The Wine

Plan A Visit

The cool crisp days of autumn are a perfect time for taking a slow, relaxing drive to the winery.    We are open seven days a week for tasting.  After your tasting, enjoy a glass of wine and a picnic in our outdoor area. While you are in […]

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Chef Lucindy August 2013

A Complete List of Terrapin Cove’s Fall & Holiday Cooking Classes can be found at terrapincovefarm.com Paella & Spanish Cookery.  Saturday, August 24 at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 25 at 3:30 p.m. Sangria, Patatas Bravas,  Seafood Paella,  Flan. $55 per person Cajun Fish Camp. Saturday, September 7 […]

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Rosemary Shortbread

I prepared these a few Saturdays ago for the Haw River Trail Wine Tour.  Iron Gate Winery served these buttery delights with a wine glass filled with fresh McKinney’s peaches macerated in brown sugar and Iron Gate’s Rustic Blooming. In a medium bowl, cream together 3 sticks […]

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How To Choose The Gift of Wine

There are no standards of taste in wine. Each man’s own taste is the standard and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard. —Mark Twain How do you choose wine for a friend or a […]

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Mashed Sauvignon Blanc Sweet Potatoes

3 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes ¼ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon smoked sea salt 1 tablespoon agave nectar (optional) ¼ cup Sauvignon Blanc Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Bring a large pot of water to boil, add sweet potatoes […]

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Jamaican Black Bean Soup

(Adapted from Foster’s Market Cookbook) 2 lb dry black beans (rinsed over night, drained) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 red onion, diced 2 red pepper, seeded and diced 4 carrots, peeled and diced 6 ribs celery, chopped 1-2 jalapenos, seeded and minced 8 garlic cloves, […]

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Jacob’s Landing Atlantic Beach Flounder

Ingredients: (serves four) 2 pounds red-skin potatoes cut into 1” cubes 1 tbsp. minced garlic ¼ cup minced onion 12 tbsp. butter ¾ cup whole milk 1 pound fresh green beans 4 fresh flounder filets ¼ cup Champagne ¼ cup half and half Salt and pepper ¼ […]

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Newsletter April 2013

Rosie’s Roses, our newest wine is now available. This light, refreshing wine offers the delightfully sweet aroma of fresh-picked field strawberries, blended with a rich melange of honey, tropical fruit and floral Riesling flavors.   The label on our Rosie’s Roses is a print by artist Kenny Glen.  To […]

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The Best Pan Fried Fresh Salmon Cakes

Ingredients: (serves four) 1 ¼ pounds salmon fillet 1 slice high quality white sandwich bread, crust removed and white part chopped very fine to yield at least 5-tablespoons (I’ve used Pepperidge Farm and homemade baguette with equally good results.) 2 tbsp. Hellmann’s mayonnaise ¼ cup finely grated […]

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Assorted Berry Fruit Salad in Spiced Sauvignon Blanc

4 peaches ½ pint fresh strawberries 1 cups sugar, divided 1 750 ml bottle Sauvignon Blanc, divided 3 cinnamon sticks Zest of ½ orange ½ pint fresh raspberries ½ pint fresh blueberries 1 cup green grapes Zest of 1 lime Lime slices Mint sprigs Gently drop the […]

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VISIT IRON GATE WINERY

Winery Hours
Monday - Friday 12 - 5; Saturday 12-6; Sunday 1-6
Location
2540 Lynch Store Road
Mebane, NC 27302
Phone: 919-304-WINE (9463)
Fax: 919-304-6424
Email: irongatefarm@mebtel.net

For the safety and enjoyment of all our customers:

No Pets
No Smoking