Pork Tenderloin with Crispy Potatoes & Herb Verde

This is a new addition to our Il Pranzo menu and has fast become a guest favorite! It’s perfect for those summer grilling days. Ingredients 2 lbs pork tenderloin 4 Tbsp paprika 4 Tbsp brown sugar 4 Tbsp salt 4 Tbsp pepper 10-12 heads corn, cleaned 2 cups heavy cream 1 bunch parsley 3 Tbsp…

Summer Squash Spaghetti with Halibut

Summery, elegant, and delicious, our Estate Chef has created a gorgeous dish that is full of garden-fresh flavors that pair wonderfully with our Estate Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 24 oz halibut, divided into 4-6-oz portions 3 zucchini 3 yellow squash 2 Tbsp Round Pond Estate Italian Olive Oil  2 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper For the…

Chili-Lime Grilled Corn

This grilled corn on the cob with chili-lime butter ups the ante on your backyard barbeques.  The combination of chili and lime adds delicious spice to the sweet smokiness of the grilled corn, pairing wonderfully with our Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 4 ears of corn on the cob, husk removed 4 tsp Round Pond Italian Varietal…

Grilled Herb-Marinated Chicken w/ Fennel & Parmesan Polenta

  This has been one of our most-requested Il Pranzo recipes to date!  Our Estate Chef’s creation is perfect for those summer grilling days, and pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.  The creamy, cheesy polenta plays perfectly off the vibrant flavors found in the grilled chicken. Ingredients 1 ea. chicken (broken down into 8…

Chili-Braised Short Rib Sopes

Sopes are thick tostada that is only fried to cook the outsides while keeping the inside soft and delicious. Chef Jamie’s Chili-Braised Beef Shortrib Sope with radish, goat cheese, cilantro, and Chili Oil makes a fantastic appetizer and pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine! Ingredients:For the short ribs2 lbs beef short ribs2 each carrots2…

Braised Shortrib Flatbread

This delicious flatbread recipe was a hit at our recent Spring Wine Release Party! With juicy braised short rib, smoked gouda, and pickled chilies, it was amazing paired alongside our newly-released Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 lbs boneless beef short ribs2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oilsalt and pepper1 each yellow onion,…

Vadouvan Chicken Sandwich w/Grilled Lemon Aioli

The addition of Vadouvan spice to this chicken sandwich is artfully combined with a fantastically versatile Meyer Lemon aioli topping, making this a stellar paring for our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients 4 each Roma tomatoes 2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp thyme, chopped ½ cup plain yogurt 1…

Duck Confit Grilled Cheese With Pear Mostarda

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but our Estate Chef has elevated this classic with the addition of smoky, rich duck confit, and the delightfully sweet tang of a pear mostarda. Wonderfully decadent, this sandwich works wonderfully as an appetizer and pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 4 pears, cut into small…

Roasted Garlic & Mushroom Flatbread with Kale Pesto

This delicious and easy flatbread makes an impressive pairing for our Proprietary Red Blend, and can be easily sliced into bite-sized pieces and served as canapes. Ingredients 2 each “Stonefire” brand flatbreads or naan breads 3 packs Maitake mushrooms 6 oz. Crescenza cheese 2 heads garlic 1 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1…

Top 5 Tips For Holiday Entertaining In Napa Valley Style

With its pleasing laid-back vibe and beautiful attention to detail, Napa Valley is famous for its comfortable yet elegant aesthetic.  This combination translates perfectly into an approach to entertaining for the holidays that wows guests with sophistication and polish, yet is easy to execute. Here are our top 5 tips for bringing the spirit of…