Recipe: Root Vegetable Soup

The following recipe is taken from “The Vineyard Years, a Memoir with Recipes.”

“When our garden is frosted out, winter vegetables take center stage. Low fat and flavorful, this soup is perfect when the weather turns cold. Russ created this recipe and does all the chopping, always making a big pot, as it improves significantly as it ages and the flavors meld; it will be much better on the fifth or sixth night. If you can wait, it’s best to not even eat it on the first day.”

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Praise for "The Vineyard Years"
A vicarious ride through the challenges and joys of building a winery, a family, and an industry, from the ground up. Peppered with personal recipes that make you want to head to the kitchen and cook...Grab a glass and prepare to be swept away to the hills of Oregon's wine country.

television host and author of Wine for Women

Susan maps the important struggle of balancing a powerful career with family and moving through it with grace and intention...Bravo, Susan, for creating a work-life balance and being a steady example to women everywhere.

James Beard Award-winning Chef and Owner of Beast Restaurant in Portland, Oregon and author of Taste and Technique

Susan is an incredible role model...She has tackled so many 'firsts,' paving the way for women today to pursue their passions and achieve success in traditionally male-dominated industries. If you are seeking encouragement and inspiration to get out of your comfort zone...this book is a must read."

Founder & President, Women of the Vine & Spirits