Join the ultimate olive harvest party in Napa! Experience the olive harvest at Round Pond Estate’s all-new Olive Harvest Celebration on Sunday, December 3rd 2017 for an unforgettable day. Pick your own olives and watch as they are milled in Round Pond’s state-of-the-art Italian stone mill. Learn how to make fresh mozzarella with Tre Posti and how to... Continue Reading
Beat the heat in style with one of our favorite Italian cocktails, the Aperol Spritz. We discovered this simple, refreshing, and crowd-pleasing cocktail on the Amalfi Coast when we first visited Casa Angelina, and it’s become our go-to party drink and cocktail hour favorite. It’s easy to have everything on hand for when friends drop by. ... Continue Reading
Autumn in wine country is famous for grapes, but it’s also the season for olive harvest. The Sonoma Extra Virgin Festival is coming up at B.R. Cohn Winery on November 5-6. It sounds amazing! One of the things we love about living in San Francisco is that wine country is just around an hour drive away, so it’s... Continue Reading
When it starts warming up we like to eat lighter salads and vegetables. One of the best summer salads we’re making right now is this arugula and shaved zucchini salad with a simple dressing. It’s great for a dinner or side when you grill, BBQ, or picnic. We think it’s best to use a mandolin like this or... Continue Reading
This olive oil pound cake from pastry chef Catherine Schimenti is one of our favorite desserts. Based on her mother’s pound cake recipe, this olive oil cake is simple and decadent. It’s best served with a dollop of coffee-infused whipped cream. The olive oil cake has a subtle citrus flavor and is lighter than an a tradition olive... Continue Reading
This gorgeous romanesco inspired us to make a different kind of pasta sauce this week. It tastes similar to cauliflower but has a vibrant color and appearance. Pureed cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and romanesco make great bases for a healthy pasta sauces.
When you’re out tasting wine all day, there comes a point where you just want a cocktail and a snack. The Round Pond Estate Olive Mill is one of the best experiences in Napa Valley for people to explore food and wine or want a change of pace in wine country. Round Pond sets itself... Continue Reading