B Cellars Winery's Steak Salad With Meyer Lemon and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Fire up the grill and open a bold, structured red wine, like the B Cellars Petit Sirah. Blue cheese is a wonderful complement to both steak and sweet, ripe pears.

Servings: 2–4

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Pair With: A bold, structured red wine, like the B Cellars Petit Sirah.

Source: Recipe courtesy the “Mad Chef” Jim Borsack, co-founder of B Cellars, photo by Tama Takahashi.


1/2  pound sirloin steak
1/3 cup squeezed Meyer lemon
1/2; cup olive oil
1/2 cups crumbled blue cheese

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

2 cups chopped romaine

1 cup chopped oak leaf lettuce

1 pear chopped*
 *After chopping pear, pour lemon juice on top to stop from browning.


Cook the steak to medium rare and let rest 10 minutes before slicing. Puree lemon juice, olive oil, blue cheese and black pepper. Put the two lettuces and pear into a large serving bowl and dress with the vinaigrette. Top with sliced steak.

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Recipe Courtesy Of

B Cellars Vineyards & Winery

When B Cellars opened its doors along the renowned Oakville Cross Road last August, it was the first winery to do so in 18 years. Founded in 2003 by Duffy Keys and Jim Borsack, the winery is a fitting addition to the neighborhood.