Red Wine Shallot Jam

Ingredients 1.5 pounds peeled shallots 1 pint Proprietary Red Wine 1 pint Round Pond Cabernet-Merlot vinegar 1 pint granulated sugar How to: To prepare the shallot jam start by peeling shallots. You can either dice them by hand or cut them into pieces. Place them in a food processor and pulse until you have reached…

B.L.T. Crostini

Who doesn’t love a BLT? With slow-roasted tomatoes, creamy French cheese, and fresh arugula, this is a refined take on the American classic in perfect bite-sized pieces. Ingredients 1 pint cherry tomatoes ¼ cup Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small baguette 1 cup Fromage Blanc cheese 6 slices thick-cut bacon, baked…

Brisket Burger with Brie & Applewood-Smoked Bacon

Created by our Estate Chef to pair perfectly with our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, this Brisket Burger is topped with applewood-smoked bacon, Vidalia onion, creamy brie, and fresh arugula. It’s burger bliss! Ingredients 2 Tbsp mayonnaise 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 lb ground beef brisket (ask your local butcher to grind) 2 bakery english muffins or…

Pork Tenderloin with Crispy Potatoes & Herb Verde

This is a new addition to our Il Pranzo menu and has fast become a guest favorite! It’s perfect for those summer grilling days. Ingredients 2 lbs pork tenderloin 4 Tbsp paprika 4 Tbsp brown sugar 4 Tbsp salt 4 Tbsp pepper 10-12 heads corn, cleaned 2 cups heavy cream 1 bunch parsley 3 Tbsp…

Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

This sunny and flavorful vinaigrette works well as a marinade and as a dressing for any salad that could use the sweet acidity of the magical Meyer Lemon. Ingredients 2 Tbsp shallots, minced 1 cup Meyer lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard 2 cups Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup Round…

Grilled Herb-Marinated Chicken w/ Fennel & Parmesan Polenta

  This has been one of our most-requested Il Pranzo recipes to date!  Our Estate Chef’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…

Chocolate-Cabernet Truffles

These Chocolate-Cabernet truffles are incredibly decadent and perfect with a glass of our Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon.  What could be more perfect? For Centers 14 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2 tablespoons crème de cacao 2 tablespoons crème de cassis Pinch of salt 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream For Coating 8 ounces…

Braised Shortrib Flatbread

This delicious flatbread recipe was a hit at our recent Spring Wine Release Party! With juicy braised short rib, smoked gouda, and pickled chilies, it was amazing paired alongside our newly-released Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 lbs boneless beef short ribs2 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oilsalt and pepper1 each yellow onion,…