Winery Experiences

Virtual Experiences Winery Experiences Private Experiences Estate Events Map & Directions The Artisan Tasting Experience the beauty of Napa Valley winemaking as you enjoy a selection of limited-production Estate wines accompanied by an artisanal gourmet board from our Estate Chef, Ryan Seal. Offering panoramic views of the vineyards and the Mayacamas mountains, the Artisan Tasting…

Land and History

Family Our Mission Winemaking Vineyards Land and History Sustainability The Winery The Olive Mill Press Located in the heart of the Napa Valley, for more than a century the Rutherford region has been recognized for producing red wines of incomparable opulence and elegance. Although measuring a mere six square miles, this coveted winegrowing area is…

Family

Family Our Mission Winemaking Vineyards Land and History Sustainability The Winery The Olive Mill Press In the early 1980s our parents, Bob and Jan MacDonnell, bought the first parcel of land in the Napa Valley of what would one day become Round Pond Estate. Guided by their dedication and insight, for more than thirty years…

About

Family Our Mission Winemaking Vineyards Land and History Sustainability The Winery The Olive Mill Press Round Pond Estate, owned and operated today by the second generation of the MacDonnell family, is a highly sought-after and respected ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon producer, specializing in the creation of pure, expressive wines, artisan foods and unforgettable experiences—all from the…

Carrot-Coconut Bread

This not-too-sweet Carrot-Coconut Bread is carrot cake’s grown-up cousin.  With our luscious Blood Orange Olive Oil, shredded coconut, and sliced almonds it’s wonderfully moist and absolutely cravable. Ingredients 2 ¾ cup flour 1 ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 1 tsp salt ¾ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda 1 cup finely-shredded dry coconut…

Heirloom Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Gazpacho

This delicious gazpacho was a hit at our recent Fall Wine Release Party, and pairs perfectly with our Rutherford Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 3 red peppers 2 lbs Heirloom tomatoes (cut into chunks) 1 cucumber (peeled & seeded) 6 garlic cloves ½ red onion 1 baguette, cut in half ¼ cup Round Pond Estate Cabernet-Merlot…

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 perfectly 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,…

Harvest Jambalaya

Our Club Manager Christina calls this “Harvest Jambalaya” because her winemaker husband often works late during harvest and this is one of his favorite dinners to come home to.  Full of fresh late summer and autumn vegetables with a bit of flavorful heat to warm you up from the inside, this hearty dish pairs wonderfully…

Veal Osso Buco

Perfect for a cool autumn night, this Veal Osso Buco is classically comporting and satisfying.  It tastes even better the day after – although it’s hard not to finish it all at once.  Pairs wonderfully with our Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 (8-ounce) veal shank pieces 1 ½ Cabernet Sauvignon ¼ cup Round Pond Italian…

Roasted Red Pepper & Fontina Panini

Chef Jamie’s marinated red pepper & fontina cheese panini makes wonderful use of those late-summer red peppers and garden-fresh basil.  So easy to make, and so delicious! Ingredients 4 each red peppers 2 tsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil salt & pepper as needed ¼ cup red wine italian herb vinaigrette 2…