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Single Vineyard Wine Perfect Pairings

by Rodney Strong Team September 24, 2015

With the recent release of our 2012 Single Vineyard wines, Winery Chef Tara Wachtel created two delicious recipes for you to try at home: a Seared Ginger Steak to pair with the 2012 Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon and Lamb Kefta Burgers, perfect with the 2012 Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon.... more

End of Summer Salsa

by Rodney Strong Team September 22, 2015

Just because summer is coming to an end doesn't mean you have to give up white wine and summer foods! We love this End of Summer Salsa:

1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
3 tablespoon Extra-virgin olive oil
2 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen or canned will work) - roast the kernels for... more

Summer Harvest Salad

by Rodney Strong Team September 02, 2015

With summer gardens in full swing, we asked Chef Tara Wachtel for her favorite recipe using fresh, ripe fruits and vegetables from the garden!

Peach and Arugula Salad with Sheep's Milk Feta, Basil, and Crushed Almond Vinaigrette

Serves 6

4 tablespoons Marcona almonds, or lightly... 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


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

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

Elegant Summer Salad

by Rachel Voorhees June 17, 2014

Elegant Summer Salad

Easy to make and full of flavor, shrimp salad endive spears are the way to go for elegant summer entertaining! Perfect for lunch or a party appetizer, everyone will love these crisp and crunchy bites!

This simple summer salad not only requires no cooking but can... more

Memorial Day BBQ Ribs Paired with Zinfandel

by Rachel Voorhees May 13, 2014

Memorial Day BBQ Ribs Paired with Zinfandel

You won't even need napkins to eat these delicious ribs because they are so finger-licking good! A perfect appetizer or main dish for your Memorial Day barbecue that everyone will love!

There is nothing better than slow-roasted ribs covered... more