Pork Tenderloin with Crispy Potatoes & Herb Verde

This is a new addition to our Il Pranzo menu by Sous Chef Cameron Bouldin and has fast become a guest favorite! It’s perfect for those summer grilling days. Check out our BBQ 4-Pack for perfect pairings! Ingredients 2 lbs pork tenderloin 4 Tbsp paprika 4 Tbsp brown sugar 4 Tbsp salt 4 Tbsp pepper 10-12…

Grilled Herb-Marinated Chicken w/ Fennel & Parmesan Polenta

This has been one of our most-requested Il Pranzo recipes to date!  Chef Jamie’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 pieces) 2…

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 and…

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 Chef Jamie Prouten to pair beautifully with our Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Ingredients 5 carrots, grilled ½ cup canned garbanzo beans 3 Tbsp garbanzo bean liquid 3…

Balsamic-Glazed Chicken With Beets & Figs

Chef Jamie Prouten’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 8…

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…

Prosciutto Meatloaf

Red Wine Mushroom & Prosciutto-Wrapped Meatloaf

Our Executive Chef Jamie Prouten has elevated an American classic with the addition of smoky porcini mushrooms and a delicious wrap of Prosciutto. Sliced and served alongside a bright salad or haricort vert, this meatloaf pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 ½ lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 3 eggs 1 cup bread…

Bacon and Bleu Cheese Gougeres

These simple and delicious baked Bacon and Blue Cheese Gougères are filled with creamy bleu cheese and smoky bacon, making them the perfect bite to pair with our layered Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 ½ cups water 9 Tbsp butter 1 ½ tsp salt 1 ½ cup flour 2 tsp thyme, chopped fine 6 eggs ½ cup grated…

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 and 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…