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Kale & Mushrooms With Bacon

Meaty Lacinato kale teams up with wild mushrooms and applewood-smoked bacon for a vegetable-based side dish that pairs perfectly with a grilled steak and our Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 bunches kale, stems removed 8 oz local seasonal mushrooms, chopped 1 Tbsp fresh garlic, chopped 8 oz applewood smoked bacon, medium diced 3 Tbsp shallots, minced…

Charred Pole Bean Salad

Straight from the Round Pond winery garden is Chef Jamie’s latest Il Pranzo recipe!  This gorgeous Charred Pole Bean Salad is ripe with colorful beans and late cherry tomatoes and tossed in a fresh lemon-dill vinaigrette.  Pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 1 bunch dill, chopped 2 lemons, juiced 1 cup Round Pond Meyer…

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Lemon Hemp Seed Pesto

Submitted by Pondie Sophia DiSantis, this flavorful lemon hemp seed pesto full of greens, protein and a hint of lemon. Creamy and filling, toss with your favorite pasta or salad for a delicious, healthy and super easy meal.  Check out more of Sophia’s recipes on her beautiful blog at Veggies Don’t Bite. Ingredients 1 cup baby…

Shaved Asparagus And Fennel Salad

This recipe comes to us courtesy of the Food Shed Pizza in Napa.  Food Shed’s hand-crafted pizzas and pasta are based on fresh, seasonal ingredients.  This uniquely delicious salad pairs wonderfully with our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 4-5 asparagus spears 1/2 fennel bulb 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 lemon, juiced Round Pond Estate Spanish or Italian Varietal…

Grilled Broccoli & Ciabatta Crouton Salad

Grilled broccoli and ciabatta croutons are tossed with a scrumptious vinaigrette and topped with crispy prosciutto. What a wonderfully unique way to enjoy a salad!  Created to pair perfectly with our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients 3/4 cup whole grain mustard 1 cups Round Pond Sauvignon Blanc White Wine Vinegar 1 shallots, minced 1 1/2 cups Round Pond Italian…

Prosciutto Meatloaf

8 Great Cold-Weather Recipes To Pair With Wine

Winter is on the wane, but it’s not quite gone yet.  To keep you happy and well-fed,  we have pulled together our favorite cold-weather recipes that were created to pair beautifully with wine.  From red to white wine pairings, this list has it all.  Cheers! 8 GREAT COLD-WEATHER RECIPES 1. Red Wine Mushroom & Prosciutto-Wrapped Meatloaf – Sliced…

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…

Giant White Bean Salad With Herb Salsa Verde

Another fabulous summer creation by Chef Jamie Prouten, and one of the most requested recipes from our Il Pranzo experience menu.  Simple, rustic, and super tasty, this is our favorite summer salad!  It pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 1 lb giant white beans 2 Tbsp salt 2 bunches parsley 2 bunches tarragon 2…

Grilled Chicken and Fennel Salad

With underlying sweet tarragon and acidity, this crisp fennel and grilled chicken salad pairs perfectly with the citrus and stone fruits notes of our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 3 fennel bulbs, fronds & core removed, reserve fronds 1 bunch radishes 3 stalks celery, ribs removed 2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, lightly chopped 1 cup Meyer lemon juice…