Ahi Tuna Bites

Sunny, simple, and fresh; all wonderful traits for an appetizer to have.  The preserved lemon and avocado in these delectable Ahi Tuna Bites complement the creamy body of our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc perfectly. Ingredients 1 lb ahi tuna (sushi grade), cut into 1/2” cubes 6 6-inch corn tortillas, cut into 3” by ¾” strips and fried 2…

Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs

What a fantastic combination of flavors in these goat cheese stuffed figs with cassis glaze!  With the layered sweetness from the figs, creamy tang from the goat cheese, and smokiness from the pancetta, this makes a fantastic appetizer. Ingredients 12 green or black mission figs 6 slices pancetta, thinly sliced and cut in half lengthwise…

Pom Pom Martini

Reminiscent of a Venetian Spritz, this gorgeous martini cocktail is fizzy, sour and sweet. Ingredients 1.5oz Titus Vodka .75 oz Cointreau splash of lime juice 1/2 tsp Round Pond Pomegranate Syrup 1 oz Prosecco Ice In martini glass, pour Prosecco in first to coat glass. In a cocktail shaker full of ice, pour in vodka, cointreau,…

Blood Moon Old Fashioned

A citrusy spin on the classic Old Fashioned. This fantastic drink is a lovely warm orange color that makes it a perfectly festive autumn cocktail. Ingredients 1.5oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon 1 oz soda water 1 wedge of Blood orange 1 Amarena Cherry 1/2 tsp Round Pond Blood Orange Citrus Syrup Ice In a cocktail glass,…

Cherry Lemon Bomb cocktail on a bartop

Cherry Lemon Bomb Cocktail

A quadruple hit of lemon in various forms meets wild Italian cherries in this cocktail.  Dare we say, it’s “the bomb”?   Ingredients 1.5 oz Hanger 1 Buddha’s Hand Vodka 1/2 lemon .25 oz Round Pond Meyer Lemon Citrus Syrup .5 oz Limoncello fine grain sugar for rim Juice from Italian Wild Cherries Rim glass with…

Butternut Squash Bruschetta

What beautiful autumn colors!  Chef Jamie has created this butternut squash bruschetta with homemade ricotta and crispy sage – a perfect pairing for our Proprietary White Wine. Ingredients 3 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 ½ Tbsp distilled white vinegar 3 tsp salt ½ butternut squash, peeled and diced into ½” cubes 5 Tbsp Round…