Please bring your appetites and join us for a fun and delicious afternoon as we explore recipes, that pair with our award winning 2015 Rancho Ponte Vineyard wine releases! Tickets include cooking demonstration by Chef Rachel Ponte, 3 full wine and food pairing courses (you won’t go hungry) along with copies of all the recipes! Limited to 20 guests and these classes sell out quickly so reserve your tickets today!
Rachel Ponte has many years of experience in food, wine and recipe development. A trained chef with a degree from the CCA, Rachel honed her skills as an independent culinary instructor and as a recipe developer for Williams Sonoma. After opening Rancho Ponte Vineyard in 2009 with her husband Roberto Ponte, Rachel welcomes guests into our barrel room to further explore the marriage of wine and food!
Exciting and fun crostini appetizers with fresh seasonal toppings like puree of spring peas with a red pepper and lemon, aioli and fried shallots. Fricassee De Poulet a L'Ancienne. This is a classic French dish with wine, mushrooms, heavy Cream and Tarragon; Decadent chocolate and coffee port mousse with fresh cream and berries.