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Finger Lakes wine country has been voted one of the top ten most beautiful wine countries in the world!  Visit us at Knapp and see for yourself.

June 2016
American Ports of Call Wine Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Jun 18, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

American Ports of Call –Wine Dinner

Calling all on board!  Enjoy a seasonally driven menu from ports of call from our American hubs.  Louisiana, New England, California, Washington.  In close talks with the fish man and vegetable vendors, our chef will create dishes from ingredients from these diverse regions. It’s a challenging meal to make but a delicious dinner to eat.  This is a five course meal folks paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $76.15 pp, includes tax and gratuity. 

Menu

1st- Alaska

Warm wild rice pancake, pickled onion and chevre mousse, baby arugula, Hot smoked oak roasted Alaskan salmon & lemon herb gastrique

Glenora Wine Cellars, 2014 Oak Fermented Chardonnay &
Knapp Winery, 2015Seyval Blanc

 

2nd- California

Creamy chilled soup of avocado, poblano and cucumber finished with chipotle crème fraiche and chardonnay poached scallop.

Knapp Winery, 2015 Finger Lakes Chardonnay &                                                Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2015 Dry Riesling

 

3rd- Texas

Smoked herbed beef brisket, black bean & roasted garlic mousse, buttered tortilla, cilantro jalapeno lime crema and charred lemon

Knapp Winery, 2014 Unoaked Cabernet Franc &

Zugibe Vineyards, 2014 Gruner Veltliner

Entremets- Florida

 

Key Lime cucumber vodka Mojito

 

4th – Maryland

Pan Seared wild striped bass over citrus saffron rice, yellow pepper romesco, herbed asparagus and herbed beurre blanc

Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2015 Dry Rose &

Zugibe Vineyards, 2014 Sauvignon Blanc

 

5th -Louisianna- Beignets

Traditional style Beignets, Cayuga Creamery Café au Lait ice cream, Gianduja sauce with vanilla bean brandy whipped cream

Knapp winery, NV Ruby Port &

Iced Café Du Monde coffee with brandy and condensed milk

July 2016
Louisiana Boil- Wine Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Jul 16, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

Louisiana Boil- Wine Dinner

Nothing sounds better than a pile high pan full of shrimp, potatoes, and corn spiced up just right with nothing but your fingers to lick when all is done—at least to some of us this is our idea of heaven.  This is the tease because our Executive Chef John McNabb always likes to put a bit of a twist in his menus.  So though you might need a fork you will experience a luscious seafood experience fashioned after the traditional Louisiana Boils.  This is a five course meal folks paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $79.40pp, includes tax and gratuity.

August 2016
No Kiss Good Night- Wine Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Aug 20, 2016
Venue: Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

No Kiss Good Night Wine Dinner

The garlic kiss—either you love it or you hate it.   There are many health benefits of garlic and when used in culinary delights from Chef McNabb, the dinner might just fix what ails you.  From the onset of the first course to the final crumbs of the last course, those who enjoy the aroma, and taste of garlic will thoroughly enjoy this flavorful dinner.  This is a five course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity.

 

September 2016
First Crush of the Season Wine Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Sep 17, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

First Crush of the Season Wine Dinner

A wineries harvest is all about the right time to pick the grapes that will turn into beautiful wine.  Chef McNabb wants to use the grape to create an equally beautiful wine dinner.  Think roasted and stewed dishes with a bit of the grape as an accent in each dish.  Grapes can come in forms of raisins, whole roasted grapes, juice, wine, and jam to use in or along side dishes like chevre, pancetta, wild rice, roasted sausage, or duck.  This five course meal is paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity.

October 2016
The Root of it All Wine Dinner
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM     Sat, Oct 15, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant

The Root of it all Wine Dinner

Think cozy, hearty, and warm.  It will be about that time of the year when the leaves are changing and the winds are cooler and the temperatures dipping.  The Root of it All Wine Dinner is to help you through this transition.  Roasted parsnips, turnips, beets, carrots, potatoes, that will be served alongside hearty meats or delicate seafood in a flavorful and vibrant style.  Sprinkled with fresh sprigs of thyme and rosemary, they complete very savory dishes. This is a five course meal paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot.  $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity.

November 2016
Journey through Culinary History Wine Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

Journey Through Culinary History

Back by popular demand, is A Journey Through Culinary History.  Think of this as a experiential learning meal.  Knowledge with every bite.  Our studious Chef John McNabb will take you back in time introducing chefs who invented cooking styles and techniques that changed the way we cook.  It sounds like a history lesson, and it will be, but it’s a lesson good for the brain, and great for the belly. The excitement of this five course meal will be accented with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayetter Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity.

December 2016
Traditional Family Style Wine Dinner from Around the World
6:00 PM     Sat, Dec 10, 2016
Venue: Knapp Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: Belinda Venuti 800.869.9271, belinda@knappwine.com

Traditional Family Style Wine Dinner from Around the World.

Roast chicken, heavy pasta dishes, soups, make your own ramen dish are possible family style experiences you once or still enjoy.  Chef McNabb has chosen to choose from an array of ethnic dishes and twist them just so you have a typical Knapp style wine dinner. Mixed with fun and flavor this experience might want to be taken home.  The excitement of this five course meal will be accented with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayetter Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot.  $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity.