Winemaker Dinners


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

Caliza Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring Carl Bowker, Owner/Winemaker  CALIZA WINERY Wednesday  |   February 26, 2020  |  7:00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------- WINE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2019 Caliza Pink First Course Seared Scallop, Pistachio Pesto, orange and yellow tomato puree, snap peas Creamy Carrot Soup Shot 2018 Caliza "Kissing Cousins" White Rhone Blend Second Course Duck Breast, Blueberry Wine Sauce, Creamed chard, double whip potato...

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  • February 6, 2020

Opolo Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring Chris Rougeot, Winemaker  OPOLO VINEYARDS Wednesday  |   December 4, 2019  |  7:00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------- WINE PARING MENU Arrival:  Opolo Sparkling First course Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon, Chive Oil 2018 Opolo Albarino Crab Cake, Lemon Hazelnut Pesto, Frisee 2018 Opolo Viognier Second course Herb Crusted Salmon, Mustard Sauce, Roast Winter squash, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds 2016 Opolo Mountain ...

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  • August 19, 2019

Margerum Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring Doug Margerum, Owner/Winemaker  MARGERUM WINES Wednesday  |   September 25, 2019  |  7:00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------- WINE PARING MENU Arrival:  2018 Margerum Rivera Rose First course Roasted Zucchini Bisque, Aged Balsamic, Shrimp Toast Fried Stuffed Olives, Spanish Chorizo, Aged Gouda, Truffle Honey Yogurt 2018 Margerum SYBARITE Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Margerum M5 White Second course Pan Roasted ...

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  • August 19, 2019

Desparada & Herman Story Winemaker Dinner

Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring Two Iconic Winemakers in a special His & Her's dinner event Vailia From, Owner/Winemaker  DESPARADA WINES Russell From, Owner/Winemaker HERMAN STORY WINES Wednesday  |   July 31, 2019  |  7:00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------- WINE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2018 DESPARADA  Sauvignon Blanc Fragment California First Course Prosciutto Wrapped Sugar Kiss Melon, Whole Grilled Lemon Vinaigrette Balsamic Glazed Pork Belly Slider, Charred ...

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  • July 11, 2019

Calluna Vineyards Winemaker Dinner

For David Jeffrey, Calluna has been a longtime dream.  His love for old world, classically styled wines inspired him to create a winery of his own.  In 2001 his journey began and has taken him around the world to learn his craft and led his family to a hilltop in the middle of Sonoma County. It’s here that they staked out their vineyard from bare land, created a family and began making the wines they are proud to share with you on June 26th. Chef Noelle has created a stunning menu to pair with David's classically styled wines.  John & Noelle invite you you join ...

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Bramare-Vina Cobos Wine Dinner

Dinner with the Winemaker:  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  Featuring: Matt Hobbs BRAMARE-VINA COBOS  Wednesday  |   May 22, 2019  |  7:00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------- PAIRING MENU First Course Tuna Crudo, Artichoke Puree, Fresh Citrus, Pea Sprouts, Smoked Paprika Potato Croquette, Chorizo, Almond Pesto 2017 Los Arbolitos Chardonnay  2017 Marchiori Chardonnay Second Course Serrano Ham wrapped Shrimp, Baked Polenta, Manchego Mussels, Garlic Confit, Saffron Broth, White Beans 2016 Cocodrilo Corte ...

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