Heirloom Tomato and Baby Mozzarella Tart

Summer gives us some of the best fruits and vegetables of the year, but probably the best of all are beautiful, ripe, juicy tomatoes! This Heirloom Tomato and Baby Mozzarella Tart with fresh arugula is the perfect way to enjoy the simple, fresh tastes of the season. Ingredients 3 sheets puff pastry dough (8″ x…

Top 5 Tips For Entertaining In Napa Valley Style

With its pleasing laid-back vibe and beautiful attention to detail, Napa Valley is famous for its rustic yet elegant aesthetic.  This combination translates perfectly into an approach to entertaining that wows guests with sophistication and polish, yet is easy (and fun!) to pull off We asked our Special and Private Events Manager Jenn Sarkisian for…

Chanterelle Risotto

Searching for wild chanterelles is kind of like an adult Easter egg hunt – they usually pop up after the second big rain of the autumn.  Once you are SURE that you have chanterelles in your basket, try this risotto with your finds.  Pairs wonderfully with our Estate Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 pound chanterelle mushrooms (or shiitake)…

Rack Of Lamb with Pecan-Herb Crust

A stunning presentation for spring rack of lamb. The combination of pecans and herbs brings out the rich flavors of the lamb and is surprisingly easy to make for such an elegant dish. Pairs beautifully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 racks of lamb (Frenched, 8 ribs and 1 ½ lb each rack) 4 Tbsp…

Grilled Stonefruit & Gorgonzola Flatbread

This flavorful grilled gorgonzola and stonefruit flatbread bring together smoky-sweet grilled peaches with creamy gorgonzola in a delicious way. Ingredients 8 slices pancetta, crispy 1 lb fresh pizza dough (whole foods) 2 ea peaches 8 oz gorgonzola dolce, room temperature 2 cups arugula ½ ea red onion, sliced in rounds 1 tbsp chopped thyme 2…

Sweet Potatoes With Fernet Marshmallow

This elevated sweet potato casserole with freshly-made Fernet Blanca-flavored marshmallow creme comes to us from Chef Nicholas Jones of Farmstead at Longmeadow Ranch in St. Helena. It’s a delicious take on a holiday classic! Ingredients for Sweet Potatoes 4 pounds red-skinned sweet potatoes (or yams), peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 5 Tbsp Round Pond Italian…

Roasted Beef Rib Eye Steak with Golden Chanterelles & Bordelaise Sauce

We are excited to share this deliciously elegant recipe with you, courtesy of the Napa Valley Bistro in Napa CA. It pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 double-cut rib eye steak I cup red cooking wine 1/3 cup sliced shallots ½ cup sliced carrots 10 sprigs parsley 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons sliced garlic…

Halibut With Leek And Fennel

This Halibut with Leek and Fennel recipe makes an elegant meal with minimal effort, and pairs wonderfully with our Estate Sauvignon Blanc Ingredients 2 halibut fillets 3 Tbsp Round Pond Meyer Lemon Olive Oil ½ medium leek, sliced lengthwise in half then sliced thin ½ medium fennel bulb, cored and sliced thin 1 clove garlic, peeled…

Classic Chicken Salad Sandwich

The addition of arugula gives a nice contrast in texture and flavor to the creamy spice of the horseradish, and the pretzel bun adds a bit of fun to this classic, crowd-pleasing sandwich. Pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 2 bunches chives, cut into 1” sticks ¼ cup red onion,…