Poached Pear

Poached Pear With Pink Pepper Mascarpone

This unique honey-cinnamon and cabernet poached pear dessert is such a beautiful treat.  The pink peppercorn adds a delightful floral flavor to the rich mascarpone and the subtle hint of mint adds and herbal essence to this gorgeous dessert.  This pairs delightfully with our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 2 pears, peeled and cored 4 tsp…

Apple-Bread-Pudding

Apple Bread Pudding

There might not be a wrong way to make a bread pudding, but Chef Jamie’s Apple Bread Pudding is definitely the right way!   Whether you use brioche, challah, or sweet bread, the result is a custard-like apple-ly pudding that pairs wonderfully with either our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc or our Angelica port-style dessert wine.   Ingredients…

Summer Peach Cobbler

Summer Sweets

Keep the sweetness of summer with you after the first leaves of autumn begin to fall!  This collection of dessert recipes pair perfectly with our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc.  The Late Harvest’s beautiful notes of honeysuckle and sun-ripe apricots along with flavors of lemon zest, bosc pears, and ripe summer stone fruit harmonize beautifully with the flavors in these…

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…

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…

EASY TIPS FOR PAIRING WINE 

Successfully pairing wine with food isn’t just in the wheelhouse of a sommelier.  Just remember these three basic wine pairing tips and your next meal will be incredible.  Cheers! 1) Know Your Wine The first thing you need to do when you’re choosing a dish to pair with your wine is to get to know your…

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…