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Wine Dinners

 

Four-Course Wine Dinner

Each week Our Chefs create a four-course dinner menu.

Each course is paired with a specially selected glass of wine.

Tuesday and Wednesday nights for $37.95 per person.

Served from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, reservations suggested.

Not valid with any other special offers.

Wine Dinner
Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov 21-22
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Shrimp & Scallop Ceviche
DAVIS BYNUM SAUVIGNON BLANC Russian River, CA
Hints of minerality are intermingled with flavors and aromas of
tropical fruit, melon and an underlying citrus tone
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Bacon & Garden Vegetables
Served with a warm bacon vinaigrette
Murphy-Goode Zinfandel Liar’s Dice Sonoma Co, CA
Zinfandel Sweet and juicy with big flavors of black raspberry and
blackberry jam, balanced with bold tannins and acidity
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Ribeye Steak
Carved and served with a bacon & jalapeño compound butter
Penner-Ash Red Blend Rubio Willamette Valley, OR
Bright core of cranberry and plum is rounded out by dark violet and
rich leather aromatics. A sweetly textured palate of briar fruit and
black cherry layered with savory herbs and a suggestion of wet
slate on the finish
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Raspberry Tart
Parducci Petiit Syrah Sonoma Co, CA
Dark Ruby color with aromas of cherry, blackberry, mint and chocolate,
this big red’s got spicy. Dark fruit flavors and supple tannins

November 28-29

APPETIZER—————————

Walleye Tempura Tacos

Served with Pico de Gallo & Salsa Verde

Paired with…

Brancott Sauvigon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand

Aromas of ripe capsicum, gooseberry and grapefruit dominate with tropical fruit notes apparent.. The ripe capsicum flavours meld well with the gooseberry and supporting mango and passion fruit flavor  

 

SOUP——————————–

Potato Bacon Chowder

Paired with…

Novy Shiraz Napa Valley, CA

Full and rich with remarkable concentration and layers of complex flavors such as plum, mocha and earth.

 

ENTREE——————————

Pecan Crusted Walleye

With a chipotle red pepper sauce, served with squash risotto

Paired with…

D’arenberg Hermit Crab McLaren Vale, Australia

A blend of Viognier and Marsanne. The palate is luscious and flavorsome. Nectarine and peach are prominent, with a twist of candied citrus rind.

 

DESSERT—————————–

Zucchini Bread

Paired with…

Parducci Petite Sirah Sonoma County, CA

Dark Ruby color with aromas of cherry, blackberry, mint and chocolate, this big red’s got spicy, dark fruit flavors and supple tannins.

 

 

December 5-6

APPETIZER—————————

Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed with bacon & tomato, served with chipotle bacon ranch

Paired with…

Fillaboa Albarino Riax Biaxes, Spain

Intense, but very elegant, with notes of stone-fruit and mango on the nose. On the palate This wine is powerful, its strength, volume, complexity and balanced flavors can be enjoyed from the beginning.

 

SALAD——————————-

Roasted Brussels Sprout Salad

Paired with…

San Angelo Pinot Grigio

Tuscany, Italy Pale yellow-straw in color. Fresh, fruit forward bouquet with notes of pear, peach, anise, and honey.

 

ENTREE——————————

Stuffed Pork Chop

With blue cheese, bacon & tomato

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

 

DESSERT—————————–

Stuffed Caramel Apple

Paired with…

Gruet Blanc De Noir New Mexico

Pale Salmon in color, our Blanc de Noirs has aromas of berry and pear, complimented by a rich, round mouth feel on the palate. It finishes with a layer of cream and pleasant, warm toastiness

 

 

December 12-13

APPETIZER—————————

Bavarian Zwieback Dumplings

Paired with…

Seven Falls Merlot Wahluka Slope, WA

Dark fruit character, good structure and a rich, silky mouthfeel. This wine has softer tannins which enhances the flavors of milder foods

 

SALAD——————————-

Bavarian Radish Salad

With passion fruit vinaigrette

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

 

ENTREE——————————

Stuffed Pork Loin

Stuffed with red cabbage and served with a Bavarian mustard sauce

Paired with…

St. Francis Merlot Sonoma County, CA

Spicy herb and vanilla overtones, give way to full strong black fruit on the palate, nuanced with chocolate. Its round, generous tannins give it a big finish

 

DESSERT—————————–

Apple Strudel

Paired with…

J Lohr Los Osos Merlot Paso Robles, CA

Fruits of blueberry, raspberry and cherry with cedar and forest floor adding complexity

 

 

December 19-20

APPETIZER—————————

Frikkadels
South African Style Meatballs

Paired with…

Jaboulet Ainé Cores Du Rhône Rhone, France

This Grenache/Syrah blend is very pretty, with juicy fruit and nice blackberry concentration. Has grip but freshness also.

 

SALAD——————————-

South African Vegetable Casserole

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.

 

ENTREE——————————

Braided Garlic & Peri Peri Chicken

Paired with…

J Lohr Riesling Bay Mist Monterrey, CA

Attractive aromas of apricot, lychee, pear and white flowers. The flavors are very clean and bright with apricot, pippin apple and lychee fruit balanced by a dollop of natural grape sweetness and crisp acidity

 

DESSERT—————————–

Peppermint Crisp Tart

Paired with…

Chateau Napoleon Brut California

This everyday California Sparkling has a wonderfully refreshing aroma of violets and pear with flavors of stone fruits and melon.

 

 

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