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…

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 Vegetable Medley

Chef Jamie combines colorful winter vegetables with the smoky garlic flavor of our Infused Garlic Oil with the sweet tang of our Meyer Lemon Citrus Syrup in this simple roasted vegetable medley.  Pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Super Tuscan. 1/2 head cauliflower 1/2 head purple cauliflower 1/2 head orange cauliflower 1/2 red onion, thickly sliced…

Roasted Garlic & Mushroom Flatbread with Kale Pesto

This delicious and easy flatbread makes an impressive pairing for our Proprietary Left Bank Blend, and can be easily sliced into bite-sized pieces and served as canapes. Ingredients 2 each “Stonefire” brand flatbreads or naan breads 3 packs Maitake mushrooms 6 oz. Crescenza cheese 2 heads garlic 1 Tbsp Round Pond Italian Varietal Extra-Virgin Olive Oil…

What Chefs Bring To Holiday Dinner

Tis’ the season for gathering en masse and savoring the company of our nearest and dearest over tasty bites and decadent dinners.  Who knows better how to feed the whole clan than the “artists in aprons” called chefs? We asked a few of our favorite Napa Valley chefs what they bring for the table when they go visiting – and we…

Cauliflower and Potato Gratin

Chef Conor Esser at Kitchen Door in Napa gives us this fantastic potato au gratin recipe incorporating one of his favorite winter vegetables: cauliflower.  Chef says, “As a child, I always loved when my mom would make potatoes au gratin, often my favorite part of holiday meals…Cheers, and Happy Holidays!” Ingredients  1 small head cauliflower, 1.5-2 lbs, washed and…

Cauliflower Potage

Earthy and elegant, this creamy cauliflower soup is a “wow” for a dinner party.  Leave out the roasted apples and it’s easy enough for a weeknight. Pair with our Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. Ingredients 1 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 large heads cauliflower, diced Salt and pepper to taste 2 golden delicious…