Winemaker Dinners


Small Vines Winemaker Dinner

An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guests Paul Sloan, Winemaker/Owner & Kathryn Sloan, Owner Thursday June 29, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2021 Small Vines Rose of Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley 1ST Course Orange and watermelon radish salad, Coconut Prawn, lime almond pesto 2018 Small Vines Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast Charred corn and crab chowder, garlic pepper crouton 2017 Small Vines TBH Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2nd Course Quail breast, prosciutto, Caramelized eggplant, amaretto cream ...

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ONX Winemaker Dinner

An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest - Drew Nenow, Winemaker Thursday June 8, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2021 ONX Indie Rosé of Tempranillo, Templeton Gap District 1ST Course almond crusted fried manchego, pear carpaccio, seared scallop, brioche crouton, pineapple vinaigrette 2022 ONX Field Day White, Templeton Gap District sauvignon blanc 97%, viognier 3% 2nd Course crispy skin chicken roulade, roasted fennel, black olive, goat cheese, sweet pepper peppercorn puree 2019 ONX Mad Crush red blend, ...

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Aaron Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest Aaron Jackson, Winemaker/Owner Thursday May 25, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU Arrival 2022 Aequora Viognier, Spanish Springs Vineyard 1ST Course Savory gruyere and cauliflower cheesecake, red pepper romesco, prosciutto, grilled romaine, hibiscus vinaigrette 2021 Aequora Pinot Noir Seafarer Duck confit, mini twice baked stuffed Yukon gold potato, braised fennel 2021  Aequora Pinot Noir Spanish Springs Vineyard 2nd Course Chicken Milanese, sliced ...

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Progeny Wine Dinner

An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest Paul Woolls, Vintner/Proprietor Wednesday April 26, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU 1ST Course Poached Pear, Blue Cheese, Endive, Candied Pecans, Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette 2014 Trinity Blanc, Mt. Veeder Grilled Cheese, Brie, Prosciutto, Arugula, Citrus Honey 2019 Trinity Blanc, Mt. Veeder  2nd Course Mussels, Blue Cheese, Leeks, Saffron, Fresh Parsley, Grilled Bread 2016 Grenache, Mt. Veeder Double Herb Crusted Lamb Chop, Sweet Potato Puree, Rosemary Brown Butter 2015 ...

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  • March 25, 2023

Jaffurs Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guest Stephen Searle, Winemaker Thursday March 23, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL 2021 Jaffurs Bien Nacido Vineyard Viognier, Santa Maria Valley 1ST COURSE Fried Garlic, Tuna Crudo, Apple, Lemon Curd Vinaigrette Poached Cod, Parsley and Pine Nut Pesto Puree, Citrus Micro Greens 2020 Jaffurs Chardonnay, Sta Rita Hills 2nd COURSE Romesco with Fritto Misto, Chive Oil 2019  Jaffurs Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County Beef Tartar, Raspberry Balsamic ...

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  • March 2, 2023

Jacob Toft Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents…  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with With Special Guests Kelly & Jacob Toft Thursday February 23, 2023 - 7:00 pm FOUR COURSE PAIRING MENU ARRIVAL 2021 Jacob Toft Diana's Chardonnay Sierra Mar Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands 1ST COURSE Roasted Beets, Cauliflower Nage, Crab and Fennel Cake, Mustard Cream 2021 Jacob Toft Kelly's Pinot Noir, Sierra Mar Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands 2nd COURSE Cream of Leek and Mushroom Soup, Blue Cheese Crouton 2019  Jacob Toft Stolpmam Vineyard Syrah, Ballard Canyon Lamb ...

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  • January 31, 2023

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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