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Epoch Estate Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Our Next Dining Event Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery at the RK's Epoch Estate Winemaker Dinner   Featuring: Jordan Fiorentini, Vice President of Winemaking & Vineyards Thursday  |  August 2, 2018  |  7:00 pm More about Jordan PAIRING MENU Arrival 2017 Epoch Estate Rosé Paso Robles  First Course Fig Toast, Point Reyes Blue Cheese Fried Oyster, Sauteed Spinach, Walnut Cream Sauce 2017 Epoch Estate White Paso Robles Second Course Braised Chicken, Crispy Skin, Yellow Romesco, Cheddar Polenta Cube 2013 Epoch Estate Tempranillo Paso Robles Third ...

Smog City Beer Brewmaster Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…our monthly winemaker event with a twist  Dinner with the Brewmaster: An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with a special guest Jonathan Porter - Owner/Brewmaster -  Smog City Brewing Co Wednesday July 11, 2018 7:00pm ---------------------------------------------------------------- PAIRING MENU First Course Shaved Fennel Salad, Fried Gruyere, Smoked Trout Toast Little Bo Pils – Czech Style Pilsner Second Course Braised Pork ribs, Passion Fruit BBQ Glaze, Jicama Slaw Devil up a Tree – A Wine Barrel-Aged Sour Ale Third Course Duo Beer Battered Fish And Chips, Citrus Mustard Aioli, Capers IPA ...

Backsberg Winemaker Dinner

Dinner with the Winemaker:   An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring: SIMON BACK, 4th Generation Owner/CEO &  Head of  Winemaking Wednesday   May 2.  2018   7:00 pm WINES AND PAIRING MENU Arrival 2017 Backsberg Pinotage Rosé First Course Whipped Ricotta, Apricot Blini, Tempura Fried Spring Onion, Parsley Aioli 2017 Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2017 Backsberg Family Reserve White Second Course Curried Mussels, Charred Bread, Glazed Pork Belly, Cauliflower Rice 2014 Backsberg Pinotage Third Course Seared Beef Tenderloin, Dark Red Wine Jus, Crab Fritter, Roasted Radishes 2012 Backsberg Klein Babylons ...

The Art of Wine and Wine Tasting April 15, 2018

“The Art of Wine & Wine Tasting” is a fun educational seminar designed to expand participants' appreciation and enjoyment of wine. A novice, or a wine connoisseur, you will have the chance to learn something new and useful about the limitless world of wine and wine tasting in the company of like-minded people and 2 professional Sommeliers, Nadia Pavlevska and John Fanaris, the owner of Rustic Kitchen. This event is a 2 hours sit-down wine tasting and educational event that covers topics such as: How to taste and evaluate wine like a pro How to shop for wine How to order wine in a restaurant Food & wine pairing tips ...

Burgess Cellars Winemaker Dinner April 4, 2018

Dinner with the Winemaker:   An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring: STEVEN BURGESS, Vintner/President Wednesday   April 4th.  2018   7:00 pm   MENU Arrival 2015 Burgess Cellars Chardonnay Burnside Road Vineyard Russian River Valley First Course Stuffed Zucchini Blossom, Ricotta, Shrimp Toast 2013 Burgess Cellars Mountaineer Red Napa Valley Second Course Oxtail Ragu, Ziti Pasta, Creamed Spinach, Fried Parmesan 2013 Burgess Cellars Petit Sirah Napa Valley Third Course Beef Braciole, Wild Mushroom-Parsley Stuffing, Red Wine Tomato, Artichoke 2013 Burgess Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2012 ...

Valentines Day Dinner – February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14th 2018 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A Special 3-course Dinner Menu 1st Course Choose One Bruschetta with Roasted Beet Tartar, Goat Cheese, Rosemary Balsamic  Shrimp Bisque, Spicy Shrimp Croquette, Parsley Oil Foie Gras Terrine, Blackberry Jam, Triple Cream Brie, Toasted Brioche 2nd Course Choose One Filet Mignon, Pink Peppercorn Beurre Blanc, Seared Sea Scallop, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis, Buttered Leek Risotto Rigatoni, Pink Vodka Sauce, Blistered Cherry Tomatoes 3rd Course Choose One Dark Chocolate Mousse, Macerated ...

DAOU Winemaker Dinner with Lizzy Daou February 21, 2018

Dinner with the Winemaker:   An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring: Lizzy Daou, Assistant Winemaker Wednesday   February 21, 2018   7:00 pm More about Lizzy Daou WINE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2016 Daou Rosé Paso Robles Collection First Course Jamon Serrano, Grilled Romaine, Fried Manchego 2015 Daou Chardonnay Reserve Paso Robles Second Course Braised Stuffed Calamari, Fennel Sausage, Spinach, Heirloom Tomato 2016 Daou Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles Third Course Crispy Pork Belly, Charred Baby Leeks, Layered Potato 2015 Daou Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Paso Robles Fourth Course Braised Lamb Shank, Torn ...

NEW YEARS EVE DINNER – Sunday December 31, 2017

New Years Eve Dinner Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. A Special 3-course Dinner from Chef Noelle 1st Course (Choose One) Cheese-Charcuterie Plate (add foie gras + $9) Butter Lettuce Salad blue cheese, candied pecans, roasted heirloom cherry tomatoes, creamy dill vinaigrette (add Lobster + $9) Fried Oysters, sautéed spinach, walnut cream sauce +A glass of Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne 2nd Course (Choose One) Chestnut Ravioli cambozola-parsley sauce, shallot confit, wilted spinach Seafood Cioppino, saffron broth, charred bread Sliced Prime Rib Roast, green peppercorn sauce, stuffed mushroom, celery root puree +A glass of ...

Patiné Cellars Winemaker Dinner December 6, 2017

Dinner with the Winemaker:   An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring: Jim Fox, Co-Founder Wednesday   December 6, 2017   7:00 pm Friends’ enjoying the moments and experiences of tasting fine wine is how our story began. Individual experiences combining a collective goal to produce world class wines that are defined by power and grace. PATINÉ (pa-tee-nay) means to have skated in French; an act that requires both power and grace. Jim’s career as a professional hockey player was defined by the game that requires strength, endurance, structure, balance, elegance and skill. It is not a surprise that these are the ...

Gamble Family Vineyards Winemaker Dinner October 25, 2017

Dinner with the Winemaker:   An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  featuring: Tom Gamble, Owner/Farmer Wednesday   October 25, 2017   7:00 pm My (ad)venture in wine seems to me to be a natural progression of history. As a third generation Napa farmer, I have been influenced all my life by my forebears' lives in agriculture. They have left, as part of their legacy, their deep and abiding affinity for the land from which came not only their livelihood, but also a life full of purpose. I am hopeful I can transfer that way of life to yet another generation. Given this legacy, one does not continue farming for dispassionate ...