All posts by Trevor Eliason

If you have been to a special event at Far Niente, you have experienced first hand Executive Chef Trevor Eliason's culinary talents. His interest in sourcing local, fresh ingredients is evident in each of his dishes--and is echoed in his blog posts.

Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Mushrooms offer a wonderful, earthy flavor and pair well with Far Niente Chardonnay. Why not open a bottle and impress your guests with this simple, flavorful hors d’oeuvre? Download Recipe Wild Mushroom Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese Ingredients 1 pound wild mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley

This is a very simple dessert–just remember to assemble when everything is fresh and warm. This dessert goes great with all kinds of seasonal fruit: in springtime, source ripe strawberries and raspberries; in summer, look for beautiful stone fruit such as peaches or cherries; and...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Wine Pairing

Still have pumpkins on your porch? Chop one up, drizzle with olive oil and bake, covered, for 2 hours at 350˚F, or until super tender. Scrape the pumpkin flesh from the skin and purée. If you see liquid coming out of the purée, just dry...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Mushrooms are plentiful in the damp oak and pine forests surrounding the winery in Napa. We take full advantage of nature’s bounty as the rains awaken fruits and fungi trickle in the kitchen door.  Mushrooms are chock full of natural umami and pairs great with...

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens

  Another harvest is wrapping up as I type this blog. What a great team effort by everyone at the winery. We try to help where we can in the kitchen by feeding the crush crew dinner during harvest. With the long work hours, we...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

These are a beautifully bright and tasty show-stopper. Serve with Far Niente Chardonnay, which offers those hints of honeysuckle and Meyer lemon with bright acidity that never lets the fun stop. You can get monkfish from your local fishmonger. We purchased ours from Monterey Fish...

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