Opening Night for 2014

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We are all excited about our upcoming season. It only seems appropriate that we start off the year with our Wine Down Thursday menus. It is a crowd pleaser! Come out and enjoy the beautiful views and the fresh mountain air while you taste delicious food and wine.

Wine Down Thursday Is Here……Finally!

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It’s our favorite night of the week, and we have some more delicious dishes for you enjoy with some tasty wine offerings. Come join the fun.

White Wine Pairings:

Vegetable Spring Rolls – local cabbage, carrots, ginger-berry sauce
paired with Chateau de Valmer, France

Pan Seared Sea Bass – roasted beet hash
Paired with Taburno, falanghina, Italy

Butternut Squash Spaghetti – cream, asiago, spinach
Paired with Parasio, chardonnay, California

Red Wine Pairings:

Fried Eggplant – tomato sauce, Kalamata olives
Paired with Laone, Tuscan red blend, Italy

Southern Sheppard’s Pie – pork tenderloin, sweet potatoes, corn
Paired with Tournon, Shiraz, Australia

Lamb Spare Ribs – minted heirloom tomato salad, chimichurri
Paired with Sophenia, reserve malbec, Argentina

Wine Wednesday August 8th 2012

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A great selection of wines and chef creations are waiting for you at Olde Mill on Wednesday nights.  This week has a lot of bold flavors and unique combinations that will make you glad you are here in the gorgeous Blue Ridge MountainsChef Ed..  We hope to see you then.

 Chef Ed

White choice:

Watermelon Soup

Feta, mint and lime

Paired with “Wolf”, gewurztraminer, 2010, Germany

 

Tempura Ocean Catfish

Seaweed salad, soy and wasabi

Paired with “Tilia”, torrontes, 2011, Argentina

 

Roast Pork

Local peaches, lentils and cilantro

Paired with “Chateau Morrisette”, angel chardonnay, VA

 

Red Choice:

Beef Bruschetta

Local tomatoes, herbs and olives

Paired with “Tilia”, bonarda, 2009, Argentina

 

Pan Seared Salmon

Roasted beet risotto and a port reduction

Paired with “Gouguenheim”, merlot, 2009, Argentina

 

Artisan Cheeses

Aged pecorino, barely buzzed and smoked blue

Paired with “Malamado”, malbec, 2008, Argentina

Almost Spring

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Blue Ridge wine with the Maples filet

Blue Ridge wine with the Maples filet

It looks like it is going to be a beautiful spring this year.  We have been lucky enough to have some very mild temperatures.  This is really getting everyone itching to come out to Olde Mill to play golf, tennis, or just dine on the deck.  In preparation of our impeding 2012 season, I have been reworking all of our menus for Maples and The Tavern.  This includes our wine menu that will have some exciting new labels to try.  Now, don’t worry about losing some of your favorite wines or dishes, because I am keeping the most popular ones.  But, there will be some exciting changes that will make you want to come back for more.  Details to follow in the upcoming weeks.  I am looking forward to seeing you back here on Groundhog Mountain soon!

Chef Ed