Wine Dinner with Special Guest Scott Drake of Country Vintner

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Enjoy some cheese and bruschetta as we gather for a few drinks at 6:30. Then Scott will lead us through the wines of the Piedmont region of Italy. This is a great event that is both fun and educational. You know the food will be delicious, too! Make your reservations for this popular event today! 276-398-2211

1st Course: Gran Passione Gavi (New white from Gran Passione!)
Grilled shrimp salad
Cucumber, avocado, local greens, saffron dressing

2nd Course: Cantamessa Barbera d’Asti

Crab stuffed mushrooms
Tomato coulis, asiago. Herbs

3rd Course: Alessandria Gramolere Barolo 2010 (rp 95 points. The real deal, collectable)

Beef tenderloin
Dauphine potatoes, roasted garlic demi glace, herb butter

4th Course: Vajra Moscato d’Asti
Chocolate tart
Walnut crust, coffee sauce, berries

Wine Down Menus for the Last Week of August!

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White Wine Menu:

Hoisin Chicken Lettuce Wraps
with scallion, peanuts, & local basil

Paired with a complex, dry Riesling from Germany by Seebrich Oelberg

Wonton Nachos
with jack cheese, black beans, salsa fresca, crema

Paired with a French blend from Michel Gassier

Blackened Tuna
with roasted tomato, goat cheese, grits

Paired with St. Kilda Chardonnay from Australia

Red Wine Menu:

Blue Corn Tamales
with braised pork and ranchero sauce

Pairs wonderfully with a lovely Bordeaux that is 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet

BBQ Glazed Salmon
with grilled potatoes, garlic, & kale

Paired with another French blend that is similar to Chateau Neuf de Pape by Michel Gassier

Local Wild Mushroom & Steak Risotto
with chanterelles, oysters, polypores, and red wine redux

Paired with Tessellae of Southern France with has a touch of white to add to its complexity

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. Happy October!

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White Wine Pairings:

Tempura Shrimp – cucumber salad, spicy mayo
Paired with Angeline, sauvignon blanc, California

Pork Tenderloin – jasmine rice, peach chutney, saffron
Paired with Santa Julia, pinot grigio, Chile

Scottish Salmon – potato galette, asparagus
Paired with Mt.Vale, chardonnay, Galax

Red Wine Pairings:

Grouper Enchilada – black beans, rice, ranchero sauce
Paired with Beau-Rivage, Bordeaux, France

Steak Orzo “Risotto” – asiago, shallots, demi-glace
Paired with Hess, “Treo”, California

Grilled Ahi – mushroom-potato strudel, spinach
Paired with Alexander Valley Vineyards, cabernet sauvignon, California