Wine Club Pick Up Party May 2015

by Rodney Strong Team May 28, 2015

Message from Wine Club Manager Remy Moore

We had a wonderful time at our Wine Club pick-up party Saturday May 23rd. Delicious focaccia bread, savory grilled vegetables with goddess dip and all around delicious dishes paired perfectly with Rodney Strong wines!

Are you interested in... more

Top|Somm

by Rodney Strong Team April 14, 2015

Written By: Rachel Voorhees, Director of Wine Education

For the past three years, we have been the proud sponsors of the Guild of Sommeliers Top|Somm competition. The Top|Somm and TopNewSomm are competitions for wine service professionals administered under the framework of the Guild of... more

2015 Wine Tournament Bracket

by Rodney Strong Team March 11, 2015

Who do you think will be National Champion this year? What will the biggest upset be?

Fill out your wine bracket and email it to social@rodneystrong.com to enter for great prizes!

 

Introducing Chef Mat

by Rodney Strong Team February 20, 2015

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 February 12, 2015

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

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 beautiful and popular... more

Big Game Recipes

by Rodney Strong Team January 29, 2015

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

Ingredients:

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 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

Seasonal Crab Salad Sandwich and Reserve Chardonnay

by Rodney Strong Team January 12, 2015

With crab season in full-swing, this easy to make (and delicious) crab sandwich is a must! Whether it's for your next dinner party or just for yourself, we guarantee that you'll enjoy. 

Run by your local fish market to pick up some fresh crab that is bursting with flavor.

Recipe... more

Holiday Entertaining Crostini Recipes with Wine Pairings

by Rachel Voorhees December 17, 2014

Easy to make and full of different flavors, crostini are the perfect appetizer to serve at any party. Create a colorful plate filled with different crostini loaded with ingredients such as crumbled bacon, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and fresh sage. Your party guests will be lined up... more

How to make a wreath out of wine corks

by Rachel Voorhees December 09, 2014

Happy Holidays! Gather up those corks laying around your house and join Remy Moore, our E-Commerce & Wine Club Manager to create your very own wreath out of wine corks! 

What you will need:
1 Straw wreath base (local craft store)
About 200-300* corks
Hot glue gun & replacement glue... more

Sonoma County Grower Series: Chalk Hill

by Rachel Voorhees November 17, 2014

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards.

We are... more

New Vineyard Drone Video Teaser

by Rachel Voorhees November 06, 2014

We acquired a new vineyard on the north side of Lake Sonoma that is gorgeous, rustic and remote. We will be sourcing all different grape varieties from this location, including Bordeaux varieties, such as Malbec, as well as Syrah, Viognier and Zinfandel. Enjoy this teaser video created by... more

Sonoma County Grower Series: Farrow Ranch, Alexander Valley

by Rachel Voorhees October 30, 2014

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards.

We are... more

Roasted Pumpkin, Swiss Chard & Sausage Pasta

by Rachel Voorhees October 10, 2014

The Perfect Fall Pairing!

Enjoy some of the fall season’s best flavors with a rigatoni pasta dish served right inside a decorative pumpkin bowl! Roasted pumpkins are perfect to include in fall pasta dishes as well as serve them in. They are decorative, festive and will enhance your... more