Winemaker Dinners


Marchesi di Barolo wine dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest - Valentina Abbona sixth generation to head the Marchesi di Barolo winery Thursday October 13, 2022 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL 2021 Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi White Label 1ST COURSE Rock Shrimp Salad Niçoise Almond Crusted Zucchini Fritter, lemon crème fraiche 2019 Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi Black Label 2nd COURSE Bucatini Carbonara, quail egg, bacon lardon 2017 Marchesi di Barolo Servaj  Dolcetto Duck Sausage Risotto with ...

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  • September 17, 2022

Tablas Creek Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest - Jason Haas / GM & Partner Thursday September 29, 2022 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL 2021 Patelin de Tablas Blanc 1ST COURSE Fried Oyster, spinach walnut cream sauce Warm Cambazola & Apple Carpaccio lemon vinaigrette, micro greens 2019  Esprit de Tablas Blanc 2nd COURSE Blueberry Mustard Glazed Pork Belly rainbow chard, garlic toast 2020 Tablas Creek Mourvèdre Veal Saltimbocca sweet corn cake, brown butter pan sauce 2019 Tablas ...

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  • September 2, 2022

Sojourn Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest - Randy Bennett / Winemaker & GM Thursday September 1, 2022 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2021 Sojourn Rosé of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast First Course Albacore and Pear Crudo, chive oil, Vichyssoise with leeks and potatoes, crab ball, crème fraiche 2018 Sojourn Durell Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2nd Course Pan Seared Barramundi, olive herb Sauce, ricotta canalloni roasted red pepper sauce 2019 Sojourn Sangiacomo Vineyard Pinot Noir, ...

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  • August 3, 2022

Denner Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Special Guest  Anthony Yount, Winemaker Thursday July 28, 2022 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE WINE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2020 Denner Vermintino 1st Course Pistachio Crusted Scallop, Lemon Cream Sauce,  Asian Pear Salad, Blue Cheese, Brioche Croutons 2020 Denner White Blend Theresa 2nd Course Pan roasted salmon, maitake mushroom pate, puff pastry, orange pomegranate wine sauce, yam puree 2019 Denner GSM Blend Ditch Digger Duck breast, lavender peppercorn sauce, silken potatoes 2...

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Ancien Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Special Guest  Ken Bernards, Owner-Winemaker Thursday June 2, 2022 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE WINE PAIRING MENU 1st Course Grilled Peach and Blue Cheese Toast, Crab Cake, Shaved Fennel Salad, Meyer lemon sauce 2018 Ancien Pinot Gris Sangiacomo Vineyard  Carneros   2nd Course Charred Corn and Lobster Chowder, Smoky Tomato Cream, Candied Bacon 2018 Ancien Pinot Noir  Carneros Baked Stuffed Clams, Chorizo, Manchego, Fresh Thyme, Celery Root Puree 2019 Ancien Pinot Noir Jouissa...

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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