Don from Madmen
The classic French dish coq au vin (“chicken in wine”) is made most often with red wine, but white wine works just as beautifully! The spices, complex and rich flavors of Ribera del Duero red Tempranillo wines highlight the pancetta and chicken, while the bright, mineral Rueda Verdejo white wines complement the vegetables.
2 cups red or white wine4 ounces diced pancetta3 pounds chicken legs and thighs, with skinSaltPepper1/2 onion, chopped4 carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces4 cloves of garlic, smashed1 tablespoon tomato paste2 cups chicken stock1 bay leaf4 thyme sprigs1 small carton mushrooms, roughly chopped18-24 peeled white pearl onions (optional)Extra virgin olive oil
Enter to win a trip for two to Ribera y Rueda in 2024! Here’s your opportunity to experience the best bodegas (wineries), tour with winemakers and taste their best bottles while taking in historical sites. Stay in luxurious accommodations, partake in late lunches, tapas crawls and fancy dinners.