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…

Citrus-Cured Salmon with Dill Crème Fraîche

An elegant appetizer for your next cocktail party or served as part of a fantastic brunch spread, Chef Jamie’s Citrus-Cured Salmon with Dill Crème Fraîche is bright with citrus flavor and tempered by silky crème fraîche.  Specially created to pair perfectly with our lush Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 pound salmon fillet  1 cup salt plus ½ tsp …

Smoked Salmon Lollipops

A delightful, bite-sized appetizer with smoked salmon that features Round Pond Meyer Lemon Olive Oil and pairs wonderfully with our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 6 oz cream cheese 8 oz fresh goat cheese 6 oz smoked salmon 2 Tbsp Round Pond Estate Meyer Lemon Olive Oil 1 tsp black sea salt ¼ cup chives, finely sliced…

Gruyère Gougères

Gougères are amazingly easy and elegant hors-d’oeuvre for any party, and pair with almost any wine flawlessly.  They also freeze exceptionally well, which makes it even easier come party time. Just reheat in a 375-degree oven until warmed through. Ingredients 1 cup water 2 ounces unsalted butter 1-1/2 ounces Round Pond Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil…

Olive Risotto Arancini

Our most popular appetizer and most-requested recipe, this fried olive risotto arancini is perfect for any party and is a real show-stopper!  Pairs wonderfully with our Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1/2 lb arborio rice 1/4 yellow onion, minced 1/8 lb butter 3 cups vegetable stock 1/4 lb grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 lb Castelvetrano olives, minced 1/4…

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…

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…

Spinach And Chorizo Frittata

This spinach and chorizo frittata is super delicious and very ketogenic (very low carb) – friendly.  Full of rich flavor, this makes a wonderful brunch dish or bake in a muffin tin for an easy on-the-go breakfast for the week to come! Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter 1/3 lb chorizo, diced 1/2 lb fresh spinach 1/4…