Miso Marinated Steak and Potatoes

Pair with our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon or Louis Bovet Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon for a savory treat. Serves 2-4 people Ingredients: 1 pound Skirt Steak, trimmed 4 ounces White Miso Paste 4 ounces Soy Sauce or Tamari (Gluten-Free) 4 ounces White Wine or Sake 4 ounces Brown Sugar 3 pounds Yukon Gold Potato 3 sprigs Fresh…

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…

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…

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…

Cauliflower and Potato Gratin

Chef Conor Esser at Kitchen Door in Napa gives us this fantastic potato au gratin recipe incorporating one of his favorite winter vegetables: cauliflower. Chef says, “As a child, I always loved when my mom would make potatoes au gratin, often my favorite part of holiday meals…Cheers, and Happy Holidays!” Ingredients  1 small head cauliflower, 1.5-2 lbs, washed…

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…

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…

Wine Country Beef Stew

Wine Country Beef Stew

This simple beef stew is one we love here at Round Pond, using the bounty from the garden to warm our kitchens and tummies on cold days.  Pair it with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 1/4 lb beef sirloin, diced 1 cup red wine 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive…

EASY TIPS FOR PAIRING WINE 

Successfully pairing wine with food isn’t just in the wheelhouse of a sommelier.  Just remember these three basic wine pairing tips and your next meal will be incredible.  Cheers! 1) Know Your Wine The first thing you need to do when you’re choosing a dish to pair with your wine is to get to know your…