When it comes to planning the perfect wine tasting event you have to think about the type of wines you plan to offer, guest list, and of course what food you will serve up. Appetizers are always a standard food options as you can have many different types to please everyone. One fantastic type of food that can be made into multiple different appetizers is Figs. Figs have been used for centuries as a staple for delicious meals. Figs can be used in many ways; dips, flatbreads, jams, and so much more. We’ve gathered the best of the best and put it in one list so you can easily see how many amazing appetizers you can create using figs! Roast them, wrap them, or eat them raw! We have something for everyone to enjoy. Check out our list of amazing Fig Appetizers below.
Fig-Tastic Appetizers For Wine Tastings
Figs not only make fantastic appetizers but they contain a significant amount of vitamins, minerals, and even fiber. They have a very pleasant and sweet flavor that works in many savory and sweet dishes. Because you can use them in both sweet and savory they make the perfect ingredient for any wine tasting event. Weather you feel like adding them to a cheeseboard, making them into a jam, or even roasting them to create something unique we know we have the perfect recipe listed below for you. After you’ve selected your recipes make sure you have some Pinto Grigio, Shiraz, and Chardonnay on hand! These wines pair excellent with figs!
Find the perfect fig appetizers to serve at your next wine tasting party below.
Butter boards are the new charcuterie, and even easier to throw together. This version uses seasonal roasted figs, earthy rosemary, balsamic, and honey and is finished with flaky sea salt and orange zest.
Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread is absolutely gorgeous, and would be a WOW-worthy center piece for get togethers and parties. Plus, is its super quick and easy too. Make this sweet and savory gourmet flatbread today, and get amazed with the simple, yet elegant flavors.
Easy yet elegant, this fig baked Brie dip is studded with slices of fresh black mission figs and topped with a sweet, orange-scented Kahlua sauce. You can put this impressive baked Brie with fig and Kahlua sauce together in just a few minutes with only six ingredients, making it the perfect party appetizer.
This smoky-sweet Spanish appetizer recipe is guaranteed to be a hit at your next tapas party! Pair it with a fruity Spanish wine for a simple, elegant hors d’oeuvre that can be prepared in under 15 minutes!
Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Goat Cheese is a sweet and savory fall appetizer bursting with flavor. Each fig is stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped with prosciutto, and topped with rosemary, honey, and flaky finishing salt. These figs are perfect for a date night at home, party, or holiday dinner.
Homemade Fig Compote and Goat Cheese Crostini is a wonderful appetizer to accompany a wine party or holiday get-together. This easy fig compote recipe can be made ahead and even frozen. Your guests will love the delicious flavor of figs with goat cheese.
This Baked Brie with Fig Jam is tucked inside of flaky, buttery phyllo dough and oven baked to perfection. It is then topped with candied pecans for extra sweetness and served with apples and crackers. This recipe is so easy to make and it's an appetizer that is sure to impress!
Cheese boards or charcuterie board can be the star of any holiday gathering. With a wide variety of cheese, meat, fruits, bread and crackers, it’s versatile and delicious. Even better, they’re fun and easy to make!
Mini grilled fig jam brie sandwiches are a delightful blend of grilled baguette, luscious fig jam, creamy brie cheese, fresh arugula, and a hint of olive oil, making these sandwiches are a true crowd pleaser!
These prosciutto wrapped figs make an incredibly easy but elegant looking appetizer. You can serve them as part of an appetizer board, or over greens for a fuller salad-like dish. Either way, they're full of delicious flavor.
Are you looking for a simple, elegant, gourmet and versatile wine tasting appetizer? Then these Goat Cheese and Roasted Fig Tartlet appetizers are the perfect choice! Sweet, savory, creamy and crunchy all in one bite.
The perfect healthy holiday or celebratory dinner side dish, these healthy roasted brussels sprouts with manchego, dried figs, and pepitas are savory, crunchy, salty, and just the right amount of naturally sweet.
Roasted figs with balsamic vinegar and honey are a quick and easy side dish that is delicious on salads, alongside fish, served with soft cheeses, or as a snack. Best of all, this naturally dairy and gluten-free treat is loaded with health benefits. It’s a favorite amongst our ripe, nearly ready, and still green unripe fig recipes.
Foie gras terrine is a classic French delicacy very popular, especially at Christmas time. Fat duck liver is slowly cooked in a terrine at bain marine and served with spiced bread or savory brioche and balsamic fig jam. It has a rich buttery taste flavored with Cognac and Porto.
This baked brie with fig jam and honey recipe is an easy appetizer perfect for any occasion! Gooey melted brie cheese, accompanied by sweet figs and a drizzle of honey, makes this irresistible appetizer a real crowd pleaser that you and your guests will love. And, it only takes 15 minutes to whip up!
Need an easy make ahead appetizer for your next wine tasting party? These Mini Canapé Toasts With Sweet Cheese are one of the tastiest canapé recipes you'll make! The topping is a mixture of, ricotta cheese, brie cheese, goat cheese, caramelized onions and honey. These minis are also great to make ahead!
Light whipped feta dip is the perfect spread, dip, sauce.. anything! It's tart, tangy, and creamy, which is why I paired it with honey roasted figs. The sweetness from the figs compliments the feta dip just so well.
This is the Good Pizza A$$ you have been waiting for! This Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread has a light and crunchy base- and it’s ALL about the BASE- Right? This delicious and crisp fresh personal pan pizza features a salty meat, sweet roasted figs, and creamy Gorgonzola cheese. Looks fancy, but it’s an easy flatbread pizza recipe!
This appetizer is like stunning abstract art. Goat cheese, Prosciutto, and Fig- a delicious and flavor-filled tower of creamy, salty, and sweet, topped by an eruption of Rosemary. The Climax of appetizers! Crusted and herbed baked Goat cheese, dry-cured Prosciutto, sweet fresh Figs, bold and fragrant Rosemary, with a splash of balsamic glaze. This s a stand-up choice for any party. Bring the Joy…Fun to play with, Fun to eat.
Fresh figs are in season, and I want to share with you a new way to enjoy them. Toss your figs on the grill! They make an incredible brie stuffed grilled figs appetizer! Just drizzle on some honey and serve them up.
Anne has been studying wine for years - it's a tough gig! She holds her WSET2 and FWP designations, with plans for more. You can most often find her sipping on some sparkling wine - her favs are MCC, cremant and cava, plus of course champagne.
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