Pairs well with:

Cabernet Sauvignon

This rich red easily complements your homemade chicken dishes, red meats, game, and mildly seasoned pastas.


2 3 1/2 pound corn beef briskets (ground coarse)
3 pounds sirlion
2 packets of spice (comes with the cornbeef)
2 teaspooons mustard seed
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon anise seed (heaping)
1/2 cup of Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon
1 jar of Gedney Saurkraut (32 ounces)
30 slices of swiss cheese
60 thick slices of rye bread
1 jar of Thousand Island dressing.



Grind the meat and add the spices and wine letting sit for about 30 minutes before shaping into patties. About 1/3 pound per pattie Grill for about 5-7 minutes on each side on medium heat…..keeping in mind grills are like ovens and the temperture may vary. Toast the bread approxamently 1-2 minutes on each side being careful not to burn it. Right before serving add the swiss cheese to melt some while putting the sandwich together… toast, thousand island dressing burger w/cheese topped with saurkruat.