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Wine Dinners

Four-Course Wine Dinner
Each week Our Chefs create a unique four-course dinner menu.
Each course is paired with a specially selected glass of wine.
Served Wednesday nights from 5:00 pm to 9:00  pm .
Reservations suggested. Not valid with any other special offers.

 

Wednesday, April 18
$39
APPETIZER
Crostini
With duck breast and red onion jam
Paired with…
Erath Estate Series Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, OR
Campari, carpaccio, bramble, tangerine peel and a whiff of violets introduce the expansive palate of loganbeery, pomegranate, dark cherry and sandalwood. Mouth-envoloping and increasingly satisfying with each sip
SOUP
French Onion Soup
Paired with…
Cambria Clone 4 Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley
This wine develops aromas of ripe cherry, strawberry, cranberry, and blueberry fruit on the palate. Red fruit, vanilla, and cinnamon are balanced with subtle earthy flavors
ENTREE
Seared Tuna with Avocado Salsa
With brown rice and mixed vegetables
Paired with…
Laetitia Pinot Noir Arroy Grande Valley, CA
A seductive nose reminiscent of ripe plum and blackberry, with layered components of earth, violets and Asian spice. The palate reveals supple tannins and lively acids accented with pretty hints of framboise and underlying notes of dark chocolate and r
DESSERT
Chocolate Mouses Cake
With raspberries
Paired with…
J. Lohr Falcons Perch Pinot Noir Monterrey County, CA
Aromas of cherry preserves, violets and dried herbs lifted by vanilla spice. Brushy red fruit on the palate finishes with talc and a touch of rhubarb pie. The fresh acidity invites a wide range of food pairings

 

 

Wednesday, April 25
$39
APPETIZER
Skewered Scallops
With honey-grapefruit drizzle
Paired with…
Gravel Bar Chardonnay Columbia Valley, WA
A warm season allowed our grapes to achieve optimum ripeness. The wine exhibits apple, pear, and pineapple notes with toast and vanilla coming from barrel fermentation
SALAD
Apple Pecan Arugula
Paired with…
D”Arenberg Footbolt McLaren Vale, Australia
Shiraz Black pepper, baking spices and aniseed aromas are lifted by bucketloads of red and black plummy berry fruit. Secondary notes of fresh mushroom, hints of aged oak, seasoned leather and pipe tobacco add layers of complexiy
ENTREE
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
With roast garlic potato puree and Brussels sprouts
Paired with…
Black Opal Shiraz Australia
Ripe berry fruits along with fig and raisin add to the complex cedar aromas. The palate is soft plum with a dark fruit richness. The tannins are fine and supple making a round, mouth-filling wine.
DESSERT
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pie
Paired with…
Robert Hall Merlot Paso Robles, CA
Rich aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and black cherry accentuated by hints of tobacco. On the palate, rich flavors mirror the aromas and are complemented by soft, silky tannins on the finish

 

 

Wednesday, May 2
$39
APPETIZER
Green & Beans
Paired with…
Coppola Votre Sante Chardonnay Sonoma Coast, CA
A beautiful perfume of honeysuckle, guava, and brioche is followed by striking impressions of spicy pears, citrus, and minerals
SOUP
French Onion
Paired with…
Browne Chardonnay Columbia Valley, WA
Slightly sweet oak and vanilla aromatics introduce this silky, viscous Chardonnay full of ripe guava and mango flavors. Finishes with toasted oak, dried fruit and a hint of lemon zest, with a lovely balanced acidity.
ENTREE
Lemon Chicken
Thighs over kimchi fried grains with fried brussels sprouts
Paired with…
St. Supery Chardonnay Napa Valley, CA
Unoaked Aromas of kiwi fruit, cantaloupe and pineapple leap from the glass. The flavors echo the aromas and add some fresh cream and banana, finishing with ripe Gala apples
DESSERT
Red Wine Chocolate Sin Cake
Paired with…
La Crema Pinot Noir Monterrey, CA
The nose of rich black cherry and subtle rose petal is highlighted by hints of sassafras and orange peel. The palate is rich and round, with brooding black cherry, cocoa and spice

 

 

Wednesday, May 9
$39
APPETIZER
Asian Sticky Meatballs
Paired with…
St. Supery Chardonnay Napa Valley, CA
Unoaked Aromas of kiwi fruit, cantaloupe and pineapple leap from the glass. The flavors echo the aromas and add some fresh cream and banana, finishing with ripe Gala apples
SALAD
Asian Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing
Paired with…
Olivier Leflaive Les Setilles Burgundy, France
Wonderfully pure Chardonnay nose. Steely and well-focused on the palate, with ample grace, medium body, and good length.
ENTREE
Spicy Asian Chicken Stir Fry
Paired with…
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay Russian River, CA
On the nose, Russian River Ranches is a virtual cornucopia of aromatic fruit. It opens with scents of Bosc pear and Honeycrisp apple accentuated with notes of nougat, roasted nuts, oak spice and a hint of citrus blossom.
DESSERT
Ginger Creme Brulee
Paired with…
Gravel Bar Chardonnay Columbia Valley, WA
A warm season allowed our grapes to achieve optimum ripeness. The wine exhibits apple, pear, and pineapple notes with toast and vanilla coming from barrel fermentation

 

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