Beet and Goat Cheese Terrine

This terrine makes a beautiful brunch dish for a special gathering.  If you can’t find watercress, you can substitute baby or micro arugula. Serve with our Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 8 golden beets, unpeeled 6 ounces fresh goat cheese 2 ounces cream cheese 1 Tbsp fennel, finely diced 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp tarragon, lightly…

Goat Cheese and Zucchini Cake

This French recipe for goat cheese and zucchini cake makes a wonderful accompaniment to a picnic or a lovely light meal.  It pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds zucchini 3 large eggs 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil…

Cauliflower Potage

Earthy and elegant, this creamy cauliflower soup is a “wow” for a dinner party. Leave out the roasted apples and it’s easy enough for a weeknight. Pair with our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 large heads cauliflower, diced Salt and pepper to taste 2 golden…

Grilled Carrot Hummus

The smoky sweetness of the grilled carrots combined with the silky-smooth citrus flavor of Round Pond Blood Orange Olive Oil makes this anything but the same-old hummus. Created by our Estate Chef to pair beautifully with our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon.  Ingredients 5 carrots, grilled ½ cup canned garbanzo beans 3 Tbsp garbanzo bean liquid 3…

Crostini With Mission Figs & Ricotta

The classic rich flavors of fig, prosciutto, and creamy ricotta make this an easy and elegant pairing for our Jannine Bovet Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 French baguette Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil 6 oz ricotta cheese 2/3 lb prosciutto 6-8 black mission figs, sliced into quarters Fresh cracked black pepper Round…

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Roasted Corn Salad

This corn salad is a perfect addition to any summer dinner table or as a picnic salad. It’s fun, fresh, and colorful…and did we mention super tasty? Pairs wonderfully with our Estate Sauvignon Blanc Ingredients  6 fresh ears of corn, shucked and cut from the cob 1/3 cup champagne vinegar 1 lime, juice and zest 1…

Balsamic-Glazed Chicken With Beets & Figs

Our Estate chef’s latest Il Pranzo recipe is a wonderful combination of the sultry flavors and colors of autumn!  Delicious balsamic-glazed chicken is topped by earthy roasted beets and figs tossed in our singular Blood Orange olive oil and crowned with fresh arugula. Pairs perfectly with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into…

Classic Bolognese

This traditional Bolognese recipe comes from our good friend, Joan Stagnaro. She says that just the smell of it simmering in the kitchen all day makes her think of cold weather & sweaters. Paired with our old-world style Proprietary Super Tuscan, this is la ottimo cena (the best dinner)! Ingredients 1 lb beef stew meat 1 lb lamb…

Sugo All’Amatriciana

This traditional pasta sauce is based on Guanciale (cured pork jowl), Pecorino cheese, and tomato. Originating from the town of Amartice in mountainous Lazio, the Sugo all’Amatriciana is one of the best-known sauces in Italian cuisine, and pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Super Tuscan. Ingredients: 1 lb guanciale or bacon, diced 2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin…

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Parmesan Gnocchi With Mushrooms

This Parmesan Gnocchi with Mushrooms is easier to make than you think and makes such an impressive entrée when paired with our Jannine Bovet Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients: 12 oz water 1-1/2 sticks unsalted butter 9 oz all-purpose flour 6 eggs 7 oz Parmesan cheese, grated 8-10 oz hen of the woods mushrooms 4 Tbsp…