Skordalia - A Cretan Garlic Dip

Featured by David Bruce Winery in the Gold Wine Club.


Everyone knows that Greek Food is some of the healthiest on Earth. But it is also one of the tastiest. The following dip demands a spicy wine, for that reason a Zinfandel or David Bruce's Petite Sirah is an excellent accompaniment.

Yield: About 2.5 Cups
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes


• 1 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
• 1/2 Cup red wine vinegar
• 1/2 Cup blanched almonds
• 6-8 garlic cloves
• 1/2 Lbs. dried bread, dampened in water, squeezed and broken apart
• Salt to Taste


Place olive oil, vinegar, almonds and salt in a blender and beat until smooth. Add the bread. Beat until creamy and serve.