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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.

August 2016
Trevor's Gift- Charity Wine Dinner
6:45 PM to 10:00 PM     Fri, Aug 5, 2016
Venue: Knapp Winery Vineyard Restaurant
Contact: John McNabb 6078699271, belinda@knappwine.com

Organized  by “Finger Lakes Young Professionals” members & supporting local businesses to bring you an unparalleled Finger Lakes wine and food experience! This four course wine and food pairing dinner will be presented by Exec. Chef John McNabb, with wine pairings from Knapp Winery, 3 Brothers Wineries & Estates, and Ventosa Vineyards. Proceeds from your ticket purchase will directly benefit the “Trevor’s Gift” backpack program in Waterloo, NY.  On behalf of “Finger Lakes Young Professionals”, we look forward to hosting you and helping make an impact on the betterment of the youth in our Finger Lakes community!  Buy your tickets to reserve your space.

Menu:

1st Course-

Seafood & avocado salad tower with herbed tomato concassé, hot pickled onions, citrus herb gastrique and field greens

2nd Course-

Garlic corn and poblano soup with chevre corn fritter and cilantro crème fraiche

Entremets- Cucumber vodka Mojito

3rd Course-

Beef wellington with Cabernet Franc Demi glace, whipped potatoes and haricots vert .

4th Course-

Cold poached apricot, peach and pear napoleon with sweetened cream, shortbread, with stonefruit Riesling reduction and candied spun sugar

*vegetarian substitutes available upon request

 

Tickets are $60.00 + one non-perishable food item per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity    Tickets available online at www.knappwine.com/Buy-Wine/Event-Tickets

A sparkling wine reception at 6:45pm followed by dinner and a silent auction benefitting Trevor’s Gift. For more information on “Trevor’s Gift” please 100% if proceeds and auction will be donated to Trevor's Gift. visit www.facebook.com/trevorsgift

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.

 

Menu

1st Course- Cucumber Garlic and Ginger salad

Napa cabbage, marinated cucumber, grape tomato, carrot curls, toasted sesame and pickled garlic scapes with roasted garlic ginger dressing and fried tofu

Knapp 2015 Siegerrebe & Chateau LaFayette Reneau NV Seyval Chardonnay

 

2nd Course- Garlic, pepper & corn Chowder

Roasted heirloom garlic, fire roasted pepper mélange and local corn spiked with Chardonnay and finished with a corn and lump crab fritter with cilantro lime crème fraiche

Glenora Wine Cellars, 2015 Chardonnay & Zugibe Vineyards, 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

 

3rd Course-  Duck Arancini

Ground duck breast and spices encompassed by Arborio rice risotto and deep fried in panko bread crumbs. Served in a roasted garlic and poblano cream.

Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2013 Pinot Noir & Knapp Winery 2013 Sangiovese

 

Entremets- Limoncello Thyme granita

 

4th- Garlic Ahi Tuna

Garlic rubbed Ahi tuna steak pan seared and served over lemon garlic napa cabbage slaw, garlic sriracha aioli and wasabi aiolis and fried avocado

Knapp Winery, NV Brut Sparkling & Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 2015 Dry Riesling

 

5th Course- Raspberry Mint napoleon

Flaky pastry alternating with fresh raspberry mint mousse with cold poached fresh raspberries and Brut Sparkling raspberry gelée

Glenora Wine Cellars NV Raspberry Sparkling &Zugibe Vineyards, 2014 Riesling

$74.90 includes tax and gratuity. Reserve your seats online-Knappwine.com

Reserve your seats online- Knappwine.com

 

September 2016
Paint & Sip Night
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM     Fri, Sep 16, 2016
Venue: Knapp Winery
Contact: Emilie Nicholson 607-869-9271, emilie@knappwine.com

Paint & Sip Night is BACK! On September 16th, bring your friends and family out for an evening of creativity and good conversation. Jill Marie Meyers will be leading the class with a painting of a tranquil sunset over Cayuga Lake.

$35 includes your painting, a glass of wine of your choice, and local cheese for snacking! Please call or e-mail Emilie at Knapp Winery to book your spot!

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.