Ledson Winery's Panzanella Salad

Ledson Winery's Panzanella Salad

A delicious Italian salad that pairs well with a high-quality Chardonnay.

Servings: 6–8

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Pair With: Ledson Winery & Vineyards Russian River Valley Chardonnay

Cuisine: Italian

Source: Recipe and photo courtesy of Ledson Winery and Vineyards


1 pound bread (such as roasted garlic/rosemary/olive), cubed
1 cup olive oil
½ cup white balsamic vinegar
½ cup pitted whole Mediterranean olives (green or black)
¼ cup capers
1 tablespoon dried Italian herbs
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 small bunch each: Italian parsley, thyme, rosemary, basil, roughly chopped
½ cup pine nuts, toasted
½ cup of marinated artichokes, plus the liquid
1 cup Asiago cheese, shredded
1 quart cherry tomatoes, cut in half


Toast bread, then add to large salad bowl. Mix olive oil and vinegar together; set aside.

Toss all other ingredients together with bread in salad bowl and drizzle with olive oil mixture until coated well.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Ledson Winery & Vineyards

STEVE LEDSON’S FAMILY history spans five generations and more than 150 years of farming and winemaking in Sonoma County.