Winemaker Dinners


Ancien Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Special Guest  Ken Bernards, Owner-Winemaker WINES Sangiacomo Vineyard Pinot Gris Carneros Chardonnay Carneros Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir Coombsville Pinot Noir   FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU COMING SOON $TBD per person Click HERE to Reserve a Spot!  (Calif sales tax & 20% gratuity will be added to the final bill) $30pp deposit non-refundable unless we can fill your seat with another guest due to the nature of this event ...

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B. Wise Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Special Guests  Massimo Monticelli, Winemaker Thursday|   April 28, 2022  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU  Arrival 2018 Ronda Rosé of Pinot Noir, Sonoma County  1st Course Crab Stuffed Deviled Egg, Caviar Garnish Layered Beet Napoleon, Lemon Goat Cheese, Crushed Hazelnuts 2018 B. Wise Chardonnay, Nobles Vineyard, Fort Ross-Seaview  2nd Course Bacon Wrapped, Blue Cheese Stuffed Baby Portobello, Parmesan Toast 2018 B. Wise Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast Veal Medallion, Green ...

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  • March 31, 2022

Montemar Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery ​Steve and Caryn Arrowood started making wine in their garage in 1991, and became a bonded winery in 2009.  Montemar sources all its fruit from top vineyards in Santa Barbara County by leasing specific blocks and controlling all aspects of farming.    Today, their son Kyle carries forward the family winemaking at Montemar and produces approximated 1400 cases per year, averaging less than 100 cases per lot.  Special Guests  Kyle Arrowood & Layne Johnson, Winemakers Thursday|  ...

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  • March 11, 2022

Edetaria Wine Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery EDETÀRIA Organic Grenache Wines of the Mediterranean Special Guest from Spain Nani Ramon Capdevila,  Edetària Worldwide Export Manager Thursday|   February 3, 2022  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival ITANT Cava Brut Nature  First course Warm Sheep’s Milk Manchego, Apple Pear Carpaccio, Crushed Almonds, Grilled Calamari Salad, Aged Balsamic 2019 Edetaria Via Terra Garnatxa Blanc 2019 Edetaria Via Edetana Blanc Second Course Roasted Sweet Pepper Bisque, ...

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  • January 20, 2022

Robert Foley Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Special Guest Robert Foley,  Winemaker/Owner ROBERT FOLEY VINEYARDS Wednesday  |   December 1, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU First course Lobster Bisque, Lobster Croquette, Parmesan Crisp, Golden Beet Salad, Toasted Walnuts, Champagne Mustard Vinaigrette 2018 Robert Foley Chardonnay Napa Valley Second Course Duck Rillettes, Brie En Croute, Bacon Jam, Arugula 2016 Robert Foley Merlot Napa Valley Gnocchi with Morel Mushroom Sauce, Fresh ...

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  • November 1, 2021

Liquid Farm Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Jeff Nelson,  Owner LIQUID FARM Wednesday  |   October 27, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Seared Scallop, Hollandaise, purple cauliflower puree 2018 Liquid Farm Chardonnay White Hill Sta. Rita Hills Almond Crusted Fried Provolone, Red Pepper Vodka sauce 2017 Liquid Farm Chardonnay Golden Slope Sta. Rita Hills 2nd Course Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chop, Braised Fennel, Yellow Romesco, Crispy Polenta 2019 Liquid Farm Pinot Noir ...

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  • October 1, 2021

Smokescreen Fifty Row Wine Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Paul Johnson,  Owner-Winemaker SMOKESCREEN-FIFTY ROW Wednesday  |   September 29, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Deviled Quail Egg, Baby Lettuces, Toasted Hazelnut Crab stuffed Butterflied Shrimp, Tarragon Butter 2018 Smokescreen Chardonnay Alexander Valley 2nd Course Steamed clams, fennel, chorizo, saffron broth 2019 Smokescreen The Chemist Paso Robles Pork Belly, Potato Croquette, Charred Scallion, Parsley Gremolata...

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  • September 5, 2021

Nelle – Cordant Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Tyler Russell,  Owner-Winemaker CORDANT - NELLE Wednesday  |   August 18, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2020 Lady Amherst Rose of Grenache Paso Robles 1st Course Crab Stuffed Calamari, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Mesclun Greens, Mustard Viniagrette 2020 Lady Amherst Old Vine Chinen Blanc Paso Robles 2nd Course Duck Leg Confit, Castelvetrano Olive Relish, Creamed Parsnip 2018 Cordant Hyperbole Central Coast Pinot ...

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  • August 4, 2021

Crown Point Winemaker Dinner July 28 2021

Rustic Kitchen Presents… Dinner with the Winemaker An intimate evening of exploration and discovery Featuring Simon Faury, Winemaker CROWN POINT VINEYARDS Wednesday  |   July 28, 2021  |  7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Seared Scallop, Smokey Peach Coulis, Shaved Fennel, Watermelon Radish 2020 Crown Point Proprietary White  1st vintage!  brand new wine not available yet anywhere! 2nd Course Fried Oyster, Walnut cream sauce, fresh spinach Oven Roasted Ribeye, Blue Cheese Crust, Blueberry Reduction, Creamy Polenta 2016 Crown Point ...

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LaW Estate Wine Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with LAW Winery's Hospitality & Events Director - Adelaida Pitts LAW ESTATE WINES Two Nights! Wednesday, April 14, 2021  7:00pm Thursday. April 15, 2021 7:00pm -------------------------------------------------------------- DINNER MENU Arrival 2019 LAW Estate SOPH (57% Roussanne, 22% Marsanne, 21% Clairette Blanche) Paso Robles - Adelaida District First Course Duck Leg Confit, Dried Cherries, Red Onion, Baby Lettuces, Garlic Breadcrumbs Creamed Leek Bisque, Parmesan Crisp 2017 ...

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  • November 11, 2020