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 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 pound chanterelle mushrooms (or shiitake)…

Spinach And Chorizo Frittata

This spinach and chorizo frittata is super delicious and very ketogenic (very low carb) – friendly.  Full of rich flavor, this makes a wonderful brunch dish or bake in a muffin tin for an easy on-the-go breakfast for the week to come! Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter 1/3 lb chorizo, diced 1/2 lb fresh spinach 1/4…

Duck Hash With Rosemary Hollandaise

This incredibly inventive duck hash is hearty and rich, and so unexpected!  This recipe works for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and was specially created by Chef Jamie Prouten to pair beautifully with our Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Ingredients For Duck Hash 4 ea duck legs 2 qts chicken stock 2 sprigs rosemary 10 sprigs thyme ½ ea yellow onion,…

Grilled Stonefruit & Gorgonzola Flatbread

This flavorful grilled gorgonzola and stonefruit flatbread bring together smoky-sweet grilled peaches with creamy gorgonzola in a delicious way.  This recipe was specially created by Chef Jamie Prouten to pair beautifully with our Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Ingredients 8 slices pancetta, crispy 1 lb fresh pizza dough (whole foods) 2 ea peaches 8 oz gorgonzola dolce, room temperature 2 cups…

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,…

Chicago Hot Dog – Napa Style

A true American Classic: The Chicago Hot Dog – with a Napa Valley-inspired twist! Ingredients For Hot Dog 4  5-Dot Ranch Hot Dogs (all beef hot dog recommended) 2 vine ripe tomato, sliced in half 4 pretzel bun 1 cup arugula 32 pickled ramps (ingredients/recipe below) 4 Tbsp picked mustard seed (ingredients/recipe below) Pickled Ramps…