When it comes to menu planning and preparation, the Wente Vineyards philosophy is one of honesty, simplicity and integrity - use the best sustainable, local ingredients in our daily changing menus focused around the season’s freshest produce. The award-winning menu reflects the Wente spirit of innovation and generosity and features American dishes, influenced by Italian, French and California cuisine. Our dishes are prepared with wine in mind, striving for well-balanced, full-flavors. The food is simple and straightforward in its presentation. Executive Chef Mike Ward and his team use innovative cooking methods applied to the best and freshest seasonal ingredients to emphasize their natural flavors.