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…

Balsamic Fig & Feta Spread

This savory appetizer is our new Autumn favorite!  Creamy feta, piquant balsamic vinegar and sweet figs caramelize effortlessly into a one-dish baked spread that is fantastic served alongside toasted baguette slices rubbed with fresh garlic.  Pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients ½ cup creamy feta (about 2 ounces) ½ cup + 1 Tbsp Round…

Upside Down Plum Caramel Cake

Upside Down Plum Caramel Cake

There is nothing like summer stone fruit for dessert!  This delicious Upside-Down Plum Caramel Cake is a wonderfully easy way to enjoy this sweet, sunshiny summer fruit.  You can also substitute peaches, apricots or figs for the plum with amazing results.  Pairs perfectly with our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 12 Tbsp unsalted butter ¼…

Summer Peach Cobbler

Summer Peach Cobbler

This Summer Peach Cobbler is a classic dessert that brings together sun-ripened peaches with warm cinnamon and sugar.  We don’t know of a better way to bring a taste of summer to your table!  Pairs perfectly with our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 8 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/2 cup + 3 Tbsp white…

Wine Country Cioppino

Being on the bay, there is a plethora of fresh seafood offered at the majority of restaurants in San Francisco. With that in mind, Chef Jamie has created this wonderful Wine Country Cioppino featuring clams, shrimp, mussels and crab that pairs excellently with our Rosato di Nebbiolo or Proprietary Super Tuscan wines. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp Round Pond Estate…

Steamed Mussels With Vadouvan Spice

This fantastic Steamed Mussel with Vadouvan spice dish is full of teasing flavors to excite your palate.  Smoky spice is enhanced with the bite of jalapeno and tempered with a light white wine, shallot and garlic broth.  Pair with our delightful Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc for an easy and elegant supper to remember. Ingredients 8 slices sourdough…

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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…

Grilled Lamb Skewers

Grilled Marinated Lamb Skewers

These grilled marinated lamb skewers are easy to make and pack delicious flavor.  Lamb is a classic accompaniment to our Proprietary Super Tuscan wine, due to its gamy richness and this marinade’s garlic & thyme accents heighten the paring.  Add a liberal dusting of salt and fresh cracked black pepper before you grill and even the biggest…

Grilled Salmon

Grilled Wild Salmon

Owner Ryan MacDonnell is a huge fan of salmon, and this recipe is one of her all-time favorites.  With fresh chopped herbs and our delicious Blood Orange Olive Oil, we’re sure it will become one of your favorites too.  Enjoy with a glass of our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc on your back patio! Ingredients 2 Tbsp Round…

Grilled Flank Steak With Crispy Potatoes

From our Il Pranzo menu, this delicious grilled flank steak with crispy potatoes, kale chips, and black garlic vinaigrette is everything dinner should be; simple, flavorful and a real crowd-pleaser. Created to pair perfectly with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 head black garlic, peeled 1 tsp chopped thyme ½ shallot, chopped ¼ cup Round Pond…