Pizza Pairings

Our friends at Pizza Politana have created some incredible food pairings with our wines over the years and we thought it was about time we collected some of our favorites in one tasty recipe library.

All recipes courtesy of Pizza Politana

Cremini Mushrooms, Smoked Mozzarella & Truffle Oil

Pair with our Estate Chardonnay

2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
2/3 cup creme fraiche or sour cream
3 cups shredded smoked mozzarella
3 tablespoons truffle oil
1/4 cup minced parsley

Instructions: Spread 2 tablespoons creme fraiche on open pizza dough, then ⅓ cup of sliced mushrooms and ½ cup smoked mozzarella. Bake in 500 degree oven for 12 minutes. Drizzle with ½ tablespoon truffle oil and sprinkle minced parsley before serving.

Red Wine Sausage, Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella & Red Onion

Pair with our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

2/3 cup tomato sauce (see below for recipe)
1/2 pound pork sausage
4 tablespoons Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
3 cups shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup sliced red onion, thinly sliced

Mix the pork sausage with the red wine to fully incorporate. Ladle 2 ounces of tomato sauce onto open pizza dough, then add ½ cup shredded mozzarella and 3 ounces of red wine sausage and several strands of red onion. Bake in 500 degree oven for 12 minutes. Slice and serve.

Figs, Smoked Bacon & Arugula

Pair with our Syrah Grenache Mataro

2 cups sliced black mission figs
2/3 cup creme fraiche or sour cream
1 cup crisped bacon lardons (we prefer Zoe’s meats bacon)
2 cups fresh wild arugula

Instructions: Spread 2 tablespoons creme fraiche on open pizza dough, followed by ⅓ cup sliced figs and ⅓ cup bacon lardons. Bake in 500 degree oven for 12 minutes. Spread fresh arugula on top of pizza before serving.

Summer Squash, Fontina, Caramelized Onion & Thyme

Pair with our Geyserville

2 cups thinly sliced various summer squash
3 cups shredded fontina
1/2 cup caramelized onions
1/2 cup minced thyme

Instructions: Lay the sliced squash on the open pizza dough, then ½ cup fontina, 2 tablespoons caramelized onions and a generous pinch of thyme. Bake in 500 degree oven for 12 minutes.

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