Melanie Klann brings a raw and luscious earthiness into her kitchen while imbuing her creations with her love of eastern cultures and her southern heritage, her menu can include tandoori rubs and cajun fries.
"When I try one of Scott's wines for the first time, I close my eyes....and then smell and then taste. My mind is flooded with flavors that would be a perfect match and then I begin to concoct a recipe in my head."
Widely recognized as one of the most creative chefs in the Calaveras region, you can find Melanie in the Newsome- Harlow tasting room where she heads up the food program, designing pairing dinners that incorporate fresh, local ingredients to highlight her husband’s artisan wines. Melanie is also one of the top yoga teachers in the county.
Grab a glass of your favorite NHVino, and peruse through Melanie's recipes listed here on the web site.