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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 ...

Koehler Winemaker Dinner September 27, 2017

  Dinner with the Winemaker  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  featuring: Colin Murphy, Winemaker and his Rhone Varietals from the Central Coast  Wednesday   September 27, 2017  7:00 pm KOEHLER WINERY Koehler Winery sits on a spectacularly beautiful 100 acre estate, surrounded by rolling hills and a small riparian stream that gently nestles its way throughout the property. The estate’s storied history includes ownership by one of the most successful television producers in history, renowned for such iconic shows as The Love Boat, Dynasty and Wonder Woman. It was during this period over 40 years ago that the ...

Shafer Vineyards

Introduction and History as well as Tasting Notes & Ratings by Robert Parker during his historic Vertical Tasting of Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select -on December 30, 2014 This amazing tasting was historic due to the fact that one was able to track 35 vintages of a wine from the same vineyard that, while the winemaking and upbringing changed dramatically in 1989, the identical people and vineyard were still in play. As John and Doug Shafer, along with their longtime assistant, Elias Fernandez, said, the major changes were that they were basically going through a learning stage in the late seventies and throughout the eighties. They ...

A Day Without Immigrants – Monday May 1st, 2017

On May 1st we are recognizing and supporting “A Day Without Immigrants” Many of our employees are hard working, tax paying, valuable members of our team.  They are legal immigrants who pay a vital role in our business and our ability to deliver you a dining experience of the highest quality. We have given them the day off to protest the unfair treatment of all immigrants and refugee’s by the current Federal Government Administration. Please bear with us as we have a skeleton crew and the kitchen will have condensed hours. Our Restaurant Hours on Monday May 1st Restaurant Open 8:00 AM  -  Beverages and pastries available Kitchen opens at ...

Tenuta Rapitala Winemaker Dinner May 10, 2017

Dinner with the Winemaker  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  featuring: Laurent Bernard de la Gatinais, Owner/Winemaker  Wednesday   May 10, 2017   7:00 pm THIRTY YEARS OF LOVE FOR THIS LAND The vineyards are Rapitalà’s most precious patrimony, realised due to the passionate labour and great love which, for more than 30 years, has bound man to his vineyard. The excellent exposure and the composition of the soil enable the vines to be grown in the ideal way. After the vintage the most modern vinifi cation techniques endow the wines with maximum character and the highest quality   THE WINES. THE FRUIT OF ...