Heirloom Tomato and Baby Mozzarella Tart

Summer gives us some of the best fruits and vegetables of the year, but probably the best of all are beautiful, ripe, juicy tomatoes! This Heirloom Tomato and Baby Mozzarella Tart with fresh arugula is the perfect way to enjoy the simple, fresh tastes of the season. Ingredients 3 sheets puff pastry dough (8″ x…

Bacon and Bleu Cheese Gougeres

These simple and delicious baked Bacon and Blue Cheese Gougères are filled with creamy bleu cheese and smoky bacon, making them the perfect bite to pair with our layered Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 ½ cups water 9 Tbsp butter 1 ½ tsp salt 1 ½ cup flour 2 tsp thyme, chopped fine 6 eggs ½ cup grated…

Top 5 Tips For Entertaining In Napa Valley Style

With its pleasing laid-back vibe and beautiful attention to detail, Napa Valley is famous for its rustic yet elegant aesthetic.  This combination translates perfectly into an approach to entertaining that wows guests with sophistication and polish, yet is easy (and fun!) to pull off We asked our Special and Private Events Manager Jenn Sarkisian for…

Spinach And Chorizo Frittata

This spinach and chorizo frittata is super delicious and very ketogenic (very low carb) – friendly. Full of rich flavor, this makes a wonderful brunch dish or bake in a muffin tin for an easy on-the-go breakfast for the week to come! Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter 1/3 lb chorizo, diced 1/2 lb fresh spinach 1/4…

Giant White Bean Salad With Herb Salsa Verde

Another fabulous summer creation by our Estate Chef, and one of the most requested recipes from our Il Pranzo experience menu. Simple, rustic, and super tasty, this is our favorite summer salad! It pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 1 lb giant white beans 2 Tbsp salt 2 bunches parsley 2 bunches tarragon…

Thyme Gougère

These delicious French cheese puffs make phenomenal hors d’oeuvres! This easy recipe comes to us from our Estate Chef. Chef says: “These are the perfect pairing with red wine and are something that I just love to make around the holidays.” Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 3 tsp kosher salt 18 Tbsp unsalted butter 12…

Sesame Buttermilk Crackers

This fun cracker recipe comes to us courtesy of Napa Valley Chef, Marvin Martin, of Marvin Martin Olive Oils. Chef likes to serve these freshly-made crackers with an artisan cheese platter or with any kind of hummus or dip. Ingredients 2 ½ cups flour 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 10 Tbsp unsalted butter 1…

Blood Orange Rock Shrimp Ceviche

This bite-sized Rock Shrimp Ceviche is the perfect combination of tangy and sweet that pairs wonderfully with our Estate Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients: 1 lb fresh rock shrimp, rough chop ½ medium lemon ½ medium red onion, minced 2 each avocado, diced 2 each Roma tomato, seeded and diced 3 tsp salt 1 small lime, juiced ½…