Liberty Vineyards Vineyard & Winery

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Liberty Vineyards & Winery -
(716) 672-4520,
2861 US Route 20, Sheridan, NY 14135

Purple Hazed Pears

These pears make an elegant dessert.


  • 1 bottle Liberty Vineyards Purple Haze
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-6 Bosc pears


  • Peel pears, leaving the stems. Combine wine, sugar, orange zest, cinnamon and vanilla in a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil, mixing until sugar dissolves. Add pears. Continue simmering gently for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until pears are soft
  • stir occasionally to ensure pears remain covered by liquid. Once pears are tender, remove from pan. Increase heat. Boil sauce for 5-10 additional minutes, until thickened. Serve pears with sauce.
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