Serve it tonight: Combine first 5 ingredients and the wine, if desired, in a greased slow cooker. Cover; cook on low 6-8 hours. Add cream cheese; stir to combine. Salt and pepper to taste.
Freezer it for later: Combine first 5 ingredients, and the wine, if desired, in a gallon resealable freezer bag; freeze. Thaw completely. Prepare as directed above.
Serve with warm biscuits.