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…

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…

Rack Of Lamb with Pecan-Herb Crust

A stunning presentation for spring rack of lamb. The combination of pecans and herbs brings out the rich flavors of the lamb and is surprisingly easy to make for such an elegant dish. Pairs beautifully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 2 racks of lamb (Frenched, 8 ribs and 1 ½ lb each rack) 4 Tbsp…

S’mores Pot-Au-Crème

We hope you enjoy this fun version of classic campfire s’mores!  These individual Pot-au-Crèmes with their salty-graham crusts, rich chocolate, and smoked brown sugar meringue were specially created by Chef Jamie Prouten to pair beautifully with our Cabernet Sauvignon wines.  Ingredients For Pot-au-Crème 12 each egg yolks ¼ cup sugar 1 pound bittersweet chocolate 4 cups heavy cream 1 pkg…

Duck Hash With Rosemary Hollandaise

This incredibly inventive duck hash is hearty and rich, and so unexpected! This recipe works for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and was specially created by our Estate Chef to pair beautifully with our Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Ingredients For Duck Hash 4 ea duck legs 2 qts chicken stock 2 sprigs rosemary 10 sprigs thyme ½ ea yellow…

Grilled Stonefruit & Gorgonzola Flatbread

This flavorful grilled gorgonzola and stonefruit flatbread bring together smoky-sweet grilled peaches with creamy gorgonzola in a delicious way. Ingredients 8 slices pancetta, crispy 1 lb fresh pizza dough (whole foods) 2 ea peaches 8 oz gorgonzola dolce, room temperature 2 cups arugula ½ ea red onion, sliced in rounds 1 tbsp chopped thyme 2…

Sweet Potatoes With Fernet Marshmallow

This elevated sweet potato casserole with freshly-made Fernet Blanca-flavored marshmallow creme comes to us from Chef Nicholas Jones of Farmstead at Longmeadow Ranch in St. Helena. It’s a delicious take on a holiday classic! Ingredients for Sweet Potatoes 4 pounds red-skinned sweet potatoes (or yams), peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 5 Tbsp Round Pond Italian…

Roasted Beef Rib Eye Steak with Golden Chanterelles & Bordelaise Sauce

We are excited to share this deliciously elegant recipe with you, courtesy of the Napa Valley Bistro in Napa CA. It pairs wonderfully with our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 double-cut rib eye steak I cup red cooking wine 1/3 cup sliced shallots ½ cup sliced carrots 10 sprigs parsley 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons sliced garlic…

Classic Chicken Salad Sandwich

The addition of arugula gives a nice contrast in texture and flavor to the creamy spice of the horseradish, and the pretzel bun adds a bit of fun to this classic, crowd-pleasing sandwich. Pairs wonderfully with our Proprietary Red Wine. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 2 bunches chives, cut into 1” sticks ¼ cup red onion,…