Chocolate Mousse Pie

This Chocolate Mousse Pie recipe comes from our Trade Assistant Nicole’s great aunt Trudy.  Nicole’s mom Teresa made this pie every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas, but we think it’s a welcome treat anytime! Ingredients 2+ cups chocolate cookie wafers (Oreos) 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 8 oz cream cheese 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp…

Vadouvan Chicken Sandwich w/Grilled Lemon Aioli

The addition of Vadouvan spice to this chicken sandwich is artfully combined with a fantastically versatile Meyer Lemon aioli topping, making this a stellar paring for our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients 4 each Roma tomatoes 2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp thyme, chopped ½ cup plain yogurt 1…

Achiote-Spiced Grilled Chicken Wings

Just the right amount of spice with the perfect citrus bite, these grilled chicken wings with their mild, peppery Achiote marinade are the perfect pairing for our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 4 oz Achiote paste 2 Tbsp Round Pond Meyer Lemon Olive Oil 4 dozen chicken wings 6 limes or lemons, juiced ¼ bunch cilantro,…

Top 5 Tips For Holiday Entertaining In Napa Valley Style

With its pleasing laid-back vibe and beautiful attention to detail, Napa Valley is famous for its comfortable yet elegant aesthetic.  This combination translates perfectly into an approach to entertaining for the holidays that wows guests with sophistication and polish, yet is easy to execute. Here are our top 5 tips for bringing the spirit of…

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…

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…

Crostini With Mission Figs & Ricotta

The classic rich flavors of fig, prosciutto, and creamy ricotta make this an easy an elegant pairing for our Rutherford 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 Pond Blood…

Fennel and Orange Salad

Sunny, light, and refreshing, this salad is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.  It pairs perfectly with our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 3 bulbs fennel, sliced thinly ½ cup lemon juice ¼ cup radish, sliced thinly 1 cup Round Pond Blood Orange Olive Oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp tarragon, chopped…

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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 Rutherford 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 tsp chopped…

Roasted Beet Salad

The addition of grapefruit that provides a balance of earthiness with a splash of acidity in this beautifully colorful Roasted Beet Salad. The acidity of the citrus is a perfect complement to our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients: 4 red beets 3 yellow beets 4 Tbsp olive oil 4 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 4 Tbsp…