Introducing Chef Mat

by Rodney Strong Team on March 3, 7009

We're excited to introduce our new winery chef, Mat Petersen!

He's been busy creating a secret Rodney Strong pizza dough and delicious dishes that pair perfectly with our wines, but we stole him away for a few minutes to answer six questions about himself:

What is your favorite... more

Mason Jar Tiramisu

by Rodney Strong Team about 3 weeks ago

This Mason Jar Tiramisu recipe from our Director of Wine Education, Rachel Voorhees, is perfect to impress your loved ones this Valentine's Day!

Everyone loves eating out of Mason jars and who doesn't love a scrumptious tiramisu dessert? Layers of chocolate, cream and coffee make for a... more

Big Game Recipes

by Rodney Strong Team on March 3, 0681

Chef Mat pulled together some recipes that will pair perfectly with the big game this weekend! Enjoy!

Crispy Chicken Wings with Grilled Scallion Goddess Dip
Paired with Rodney Strong Reserve Pinot Noir


2 lbs chicken wings
1 cup flour
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup canola... more

Pruning: Creating Vine Balance

by Rodney Strong Team on January 20, 2015

Do you know what pruning is? Did you know that there are two main styles of pruning winegrapes? 

Ryan Decker, our Wine Grower Relations Manager, gives us insight into the who, what, where, when and why we prune the vineyards every winter: 

It’s depressing, really.

After the leaves... more

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