Food Republic has partnered with Bridlewood Estate Winery to bring you some great entertaining and cooking posts. First up is Brian Samuels of A Thought for Food sharing a recipe for an incredible appetizer. Brian and a Thought for Food can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

In creating an appetizer, I wanted a dish that would not only impress dinner guests, but one that would pair perfectly with the Bridlewood Chardonnay. The wine's soft notes of vanilla, citrus and spices shine when consumed along with this creamy salmon rillettes, the richness of which is cut slightly by the addition of lemon juice.